St Mary Elementary School

  • 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.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1865

Student Body

Total Students220 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
2%
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade St Mary Elementary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio22:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
20%
Average Class Size24 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$2,000
Tuition NotesCatholic 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 DirectorPrincipal
Admissions AssociateMary 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.

Nearby Private Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • North Vernon
    Grades: PK-12 | 11 students
    1.7 miles
    710 E County Road 160 N
    North Vernon, IN 47265
    (812) 346-5980
    1.7 PK-12
    11
  • Dupont
    Grades: PK-11 | 34 students
    10.3 miles
    6824 W South Street
    Dupont, IN 47231
    (812) 273-3798
    10.3 PK-11
    34
  • Seymour
    Grades: K-12 | 108 students
    12.3 miles
    5707 Sandy Creek Drive
    Seymour, IN 47274
    (812) 528-7770
    12.3 K-12
    108
  • Seymour
    Trinity Lutheran High School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Grades: 9-12 | 142 students
    13.4 miles
    7120 N County Road 875 E
    Seymour, IN 47274
    (812) 524-8547
    13.4 9-12
    142
  • Seymour
    Grades: PK-8 | 140 students
    14.4 miles
    301 S Chestnut St
    Seymour, IN 47274
    (812) 522-3522
    14.4 PK-8
    140

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The average private school tuition in Indiana is $5,303 for elementary schools and $10,145 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).