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
10%
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
    118
  • Dixon
    Grades: PK-12 | 155 students
    6.1 miles
    7571 S Ridge Road
    Dixon, IL 61021
    (815) 652-4806
    6.1 PK-12
    155
  • 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
    96
  • Amboy
    Grades: K-12 | 16 students
    11.5 miles
    24 North Mason Ave
    Amboy, IL 61310
    (815) 857-2682
    11.5 K-12
    16
  • 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
    202

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