St Mary Elementary School

  • We are committed to creating a Christian atmosphere for students, families and educators who share a common vision of integrating quality academic standards in an enriching learning environment supported by the Catholic values found in the Gospel message of Jesus Christ.
  • St. Mary School is a faith community consisting of clergy, principal, faculty, staff, parents and students.
  • We base our philosophy of education on Christ as our model, through studying scripture and fostering the teachings and traditions of the Catholic Church.
  • Our major emphasis is on the development of Christian life and the formation of spiritual and moral beliefs of the individuals.
  • We believe that Catholic education is responsive to the uniqueness of each individual.
  • It guides all students in the fulfillment of their potential by addressing the needs of the whole child: spiritual, academic, social, physical and cultural.
  • At St. Mary School, we foster a sense of self-worth, dignity in each individual and an acceptance of others as reflecting Christ.
  • As Catholic educators, we prepare students to be Christian witnesses by putting their faith into action and we encourage them to be catalysts of change for the betterment of society.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students297 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
31%
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade St Mary Elementary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lafayette
    St Perpetua School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: K-8 | 265 students
    2.6 miles
    3445 Hamlin Road
    Lafayette, CA 94549
    (925)284-1640
    2.6 K-8
    265
  • Belvedere Tiburon
    Saint Hilary School
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    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: NS-8 | 274 students
    22.2 miles
    765 Hilary Drive
    Belvedere Tiburon, CA 94920
    (415)435-2224
    22.2 NS-8
    274
  • Berkeley
    School Of The Madeleine
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: K-8 | 311 students
    11.1 miles
    1225 Milvia Street
    Berkeley, CA 94709
    (510)526-4744
    11.1 K-8
    311
  • Concord
    St Francis Of Assisi
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: K-8 | 280 students
    3.8 miles
    866 Oak Grove Rd
    Concord, CA 94518
    (925)682-5414
    3.8 K-8
    280
  • Richmond
    St David School
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    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 165 students
    14.3 miles
    871 Sonoma Street
    Richmond, CA 94805
    (510)232-2283
    14.3 PK-8
    165

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