St. Mary Catholic School
- Top Ranked AL School
- Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
- Enrollment: 543 students
- Yearly Tuition: $2,900
- Average class size: 25 students
- Application Deadline: None / Rolling
- Source: Verified school update
Academics and Faculty
navy houndstooth plaid pants, jumpers, and skirts; white buttondowns and polos
Tuition and Acceptance Rate
Club or Organization:
Altar Servers, Ballet and Jazz, Boy Scouts, Chess Club, Girl Scouts, Pro-life Club, Recycling Club
Arts and Music Programs:
Art Competitions, Children's Choir
Recreational Athletic Programs:
CYO Sports Program:Basketball, CYO Sports Program:Football, CYO Sports Program:Soccer, CYO Sports Program:Volleyball
- St. Mary Catholic School, founded in 1867, is the oldest existing Catholic elementary school in Alabama. As the largest education ministry of St. Mary Parish, the school continues today, as a partner with parents, focusing on the development of the whole child. The mission of St. Mary is to provide an environment where Jesus` message of love meets the spiritual, intellectual, physical, and emotional needs of our children. The mission is manifested through MARY-Moral, Accomplished, Responsible, Yearning to learn. St. Mary Catholic School strives to be attuned to the needs of both students and parents. To this end, St. Mary offers before and after school care, has and Early Child Development Center for children from infancy to preschool readiness, educates students from Pre-K3 through 8th grade, and provides a full-service cafeteria. St. Mary Catholic School makes no discrimination on the basis of religion, race, or national origin. St. Mary considers all non-parish and non-Catholic students on a space-available basis. Screening interviews may be administered to new students.
- St. Mary Catholic School is accredited by COGNIA (SACS CASI). St. Mary offers an academic program that produces students who are ready and eager to move to the next level of academic achievement. In addition to the core curriculum of language arts, mathematics, social studies and science, St. Mary is pleased to offer the following: Marian Honors Program, Religion, Library, Resource Program, Performance, Assessments, STREAM plant, McGill-Toolen Prep Band, Art Classes, Middle School Drama, Science Lab, Preschool Phonics Program, Performing Arts, Pre-KE-5, Computer Lab/Instruction, Full-time counselor, Spanish, Low Student to Teacher Ration, Guided/Levelized Reading Curriculum, Outdoor Classroom, Middle School Debate Team.
- PARENT OPPORTUNITIES
- St. Mary Catholic School is committed to raising the leaders of tomorrow. A partnership between parents and St. Mary creates a home and school environment positively impacting the lives of children. In addition to every day parent/teacher partnership, St. Mary has other opportunities for parents and members of the greater community to make a difference: Parent/Teacher Organization (PTO), Sacramental Programs, School Advisory Committee, Room Parents, Business Partnership Program, Teacher/Library Assistants, Casino Nights, Special Events/Programs, Parent Information Nights, SCRIP Program, Annual Fund Drive which provides for facility, academic, and campus improvements, Steve Thompson Memorial Golf Tournament.
- YOUNG MIND AND CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT
- National Junior Honors Society, Bay Area Scholastic Challenge League, Peer Helpers, Something Beautiful for God Service Program, Weekly Mass, Buy Into Mobile Recycling Project, Altar Server Program, Sacraments, Liturgical Services, Scouts and CYO Sports Programs, Yearbook, Alabama High School Athletic Association, grades 7 and 8, Children`s Choice, Pro Life Club, and Computer Club.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does St. Mary Catholic School cost?
St. Mary Catholic School's tuition is approximately $2,900 for private students.
What sports does St. Mary Catholic School offer?
St. Mary Catholic School offers 10 interscholastic sports: Ballet, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Flag Football, Football, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field and Volleyball.
What is St. Mary Catholic School's ranking?
When is the application deadline for St. Mary Catholic School?
The application deadline for St. Mary Catholic School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
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