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.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked NC School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 208 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,320
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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St. Mary Catholic School places among the top 20% of private schools in North Carolina for:

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School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded
1869

Student Body

Total Students
208 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
14%
State avg.: 20%
Students by Grade
St. Mary Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
20 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
7320 Non-Catholic 5980 Registered/Active Catholics
% on Financial Aid
25%
Admissions Director
Susan Linn

Sports

Total Sports Offered
8 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
1 extracurricular
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
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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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked NC School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 208 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,320
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Wilmington, NC is $9,780 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Wilmington, NC is 83% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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