St. Mary Elementary School

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  • St. Mary Catholic School is a vital and valued ministry within the evangelizing mission of St. Mary's Parish of Riverside and its neighboring suburbs, and of the global Catholic community. Believing that each student is a child of God, St. Mary School challenges each to achieve academic excellence, to embrace the gospel message, and to make a difference in the world through Christian witness, service, and leadership.
  • The mission of St. Mary School is to provide the children of St. Mary's parish family with a firm foundation in the Catholic faith, traditions, and moral values; and to prepare them to become well-educated Catholic adults who will provide leadership and service within the church and society in the 21st century.
  • St. Mary is a very special community in which teachers and administrators are united and work in harmony with parents, who we recognize as the primary educators.
  • It is a partnership that is dedicated to the full realization of each child`s spiritual, academic, and life skills potential.
  • At home and at school, together we endeavor to integrate God`s message into the children`s daily activities and encourage them to embrace the meaning of social concern and service to others.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded 1926

Student Body

Total Students 434 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
26%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade St. Mary Elementary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 20 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Barbara Rasinski
Admissions Associate Judi Vrablik

Sports

Total Sports Offered 5 sports
Sports Basketball, Cheering, Football, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
FootballTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Chess Club, Choir, Math Club, School Play Chess Club, Choir, Math Club, School Play,

School Notes

  • St. Mary Catholic School is a vital and valued ministry within the evangelizing mission of St. Mary's Parish of Riverside and its neighboring suburbs, and of the global Catholic community. Believing that each student is a child of God, St. Mary School challenges each to achieve academic excellence, to embrace the gospel message, and to make a difference in the world through Christian witness, service, and leadership. The mission of St. Mary School is to provide the children of St. Mary's parish family with a firm foundation in the Catholic faith, traditions, and moral values; and to prepare them to become well-educated Catholic adults who will provide leadership and service within the church and society in the 21st century. St. Mary`s is a very special community in which teachers and administrators are united and work in harmony with parents, who we recognize as the primary educators. It is a partnership that is dedicated to the full realization of each child`s spiritual, academic, and life skills potential. At home and at school, together we endeavor to integrate God`s message into the children`s daily activities and encourage them to embrace the meaning of social concern and service to others.
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