St. Mary Catholic School

  • St. Mary Catholic School is dedicated to a total education program in grades PreK3 through Eighth grade.
  • The mission of the school is to ensure learning for all our students within the framework of Catholic Christian values.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedMild Learning Differences
Year Founded1869

Student Body

Total Students245 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
15%
State avg.: 19%
Students by GradeSt. Mary Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio19:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size20 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$7,100
Tuition Notes7100 Non-Catholic 5800 Registered/Active Catholics
% on Financial Aid
25%
Admissions DirectorSusan Linn
Admissions AssociateJoAnn Daley

Sports

Total Sports Offered8 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Fencing, Golf, Tennis, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
Cross CountryDance,
FencingGolf,
TennisVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Liturgical Dance, Science Olympiad

School Notes

  • The initial steps for admission to SMS are completion of the Prospective Student form, submission of current and prior year report cards and the current/prior year EOG`s or standardized test results and a copy of your child`s birth certificate. A Principal Evaluation Form, completed by the Principal of your child`s former school, should be faxed or mailed directly to St. Mary School. The Principal of St. Mary School will review all records and will make the decision of acceptance. The principal makes final decisions for all admissions. Every effort is made to meet the needs of children of all learning styles and abilities.St. Mary School will not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, religion, national or ethnic origins. Admission priority is given to siblings of students presently enrolled in grades pk3 through 8th and active members of St. Mary Parish and all Catholic parishes including transfers from out-of-town parishes.
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