St. Mary School is a Catholic K-8, nationally recognized Blue Ribbon School.
Our school Mission Statement states, "We, the students and staff of St. Mary's School, are committed to strengthening our relationship with Jesus Christ.
As we seek to achieve academic excellence we strive to see each other as precious gifts and valued, respected, members of our learning environment." We believe that every child is a precious gift of God, created with unique gifts, talents and learning abilities; every child has a right to learn in a safe and positive school environment; each individual child is a valued member of the learning community and treated with respect and dignity; children grow in their relationship with God through daily prayer, sacraments, religious instruction and examples of others; children learn Christian morals, values, and good citizenship on a daily basis; learning occurs best when the individual is actively involved in the process, both in terms of choice and participation; there must be strong relationship built on trust and open communication between families, schools, and community; students will be motivated to learn and behave when the curriculum is engaging and challenging; and student discipline should focus on learning procedures, expectations, and consequences.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked IN School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 220 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $2,000
  • Acceptance rate: 100%
  • Average class size: 24 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

St. Mary Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Indiana for:

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Attribute
School History

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded
1865

Student Body

Total Students
220 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
2%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade
St. Mary Elementary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
20%
Average Class Size
24 students

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Catholic tuition for first child is $2000. Non-Catholic tuition is $3240.
% on Financial Aid
6%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$1,000
Acceptance Rate
100%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Principal
Admissions Associate
Mary Bott

School Notes

  • We, the students and staff of St. Mary's School, are committed to strengthening our relationship with Jesus Christ. As we seek to achieve academic excellence we strive to see each other as precious gifts and valued, respected, members of our learning environment. We believe that every child is a precious gift of God, created with unique gifts, talents and learning abilities; every child has a right to learn in a safe and positive school environment; each individual child is a valued member of the learning community and treated with respect and dignity; children grow in their relationship with God through daily prayer, sacraments, religious instruction and examples of others; children learn Christian morals, values, and good citizenship on a daily basis; learning occurs best when the individual is actively involved in the process, both in terms of choice and participation; there must be strong relationship built on trust and open communication between families, schools, and community; students will be motivated to learn and behave when the curriculum is engaging and challenging; and student discipline should focus on learning procedures and expectations.

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked IN School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 220 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $2,000
  • Acceptance rate: 100%
  • Average class size: 24 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Indiana is $5,491 for elementary schools and $10,056 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Indiana is 89% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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