St. Mary Elementary & Jr High School

St. Mary School takes pride in student achievement and continues to have a wonderful spirit of learning.
We are strongly committed to maintaining a positive educational climate; one that is indicative of the Christian values we teach.
The success of our endeavors is contingent upon the excellent cooperation which exists between St.
Mary parents, teachers and students. The philosophy of this school is to lead the students to reach their true potential - academically, physically, socially, culturally and most importantly, spiritually.
We strive for academic excellence by developing essential self-directed learning and critical thinking skills.
Knowledge is emphasized rather than grades as is cooperation rather than competition.
The students are encouraged to develop healthy bodies through physical education classes and an extracurricular sports program.
The emphasis of these programs are skill development and good sportsmanship.
Opportunities are provided for the students to engage in service activities in the school, parish, and community.
Through these activities the students develop into responsible citizens and show respect and care for all individuals.
The goal spiritually is for each student to develop a personal relationship with God, through Jesus Christ, as taught in the Scripture and Sacred Tradition.
God's truth and message are integrated into all learning. All faculty and staff are responsible for creating an atmosphere of Faith.
Through this framework of academic, physical, spiritual, social, and cultural growth, each child is encouraged and guided to discover his/her own gift and to realize the full value of this gift from God.

School Overview

Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students223 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade St. Mary Elementary & Jr High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio20:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school and preschool to St. Mary Elementary & Jr High School is Faith Christian School (6.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Anne School (1.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Dixon
    St. Anne School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: K-8 | 118 students
    1.5 miles
    1112 N Brinton Ave
    Dixon, IL 61021
    (815) 288-5619
    1.5 K-8
  • Dixon
    Grades: PK-12 | 155 students
    6.1 miles
    7571 S Ridge Road
    Dixon, IL 61021
    (815) 652-4806
    6.1 PK-12
  • Sterling
    Christ Lutheran School
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    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Grades: NS-8 | 96 students
    10.2 miles
    2000 18th Ave
    Sterling, IL 61081
    (815) 625-3800
    10.2 NS-8
  • Amboy
    Grades: K-12 | 16 students
    11.5 miles
    24 North Mason Ave
    Amboy, IL 61310
    (815) 857-2682
    11.5 K-12
  • Sterling
    St. Mary School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 202 students
    11.5 miles
    6 W 6th St
    Sterling, IL 61081
    (815) 625-2253
    11.5 PK-8

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