St Mary Magdalen Elementary School

  • Academic Excellence in a Christ-centered Environment. Our mission at St. Mary Magdalen Catholic School is to educate, model, and inspire faith, academic excellence, integrity, respect, and service within ourselves and the global community.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Education Association
Northwest Association of Accredited Schools
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedSlingerland Reading Specialist for grades 1-4; Individual Student Support Plans
Year Founded1960

Student Body

Total Students421 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
47%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade St Mary Magdalen Elementary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio21:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
35%
Average Class Size25 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(School Uniform required)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$9,532
Tuition NotesPreschool -PreK tuition less ($4000.00/$8000.00) respectively for 1/2 time, full time. Tuition Assistance and In Parish discounts available K-8th grade
% on Financial Aid
30%
Average Financial Aid Grant$2,000
Admissions DirectorMelissa Morrier-Turk

Sports

Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsCross Country, Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballCross CountrySoccer,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.10 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Boy Scouts, Extended Care, Girl Scouts, Math Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Band, Choir, Drama, Speech Club, Strings Orchestra

Recreational Athletic Programs:
CYO Sports

School Notes

  • The application process begins each year in January for the upcoming academic year.
  • Potential enrollees require a completed application form along with all other necessary paperwork.  Our application fee is $40.00
  • Students are also required to participate in an assessment.
  • Please call the school office at 425-353-7559 for forms and for more information.

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Everett
    Grades: PK-8 | 257 students
    4.5 miles
    2508 Hoyt Ave
    Everett, WA 98201
    (425)349-7777
    4.5 PK-8
    257
  • Everett
    Grades: NS-8 | 942 students
    2.4 miles
    5700 23rd Drive West
    Everett, WA 98203
    (425)322-2301
    2.4 NS-8
    942
  • Edmonds
    Holy Rosary School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 255 students
    12.1 miles
    770 Aloha St
    Edmonds, WA 98020
    (425)778-3197
    12.1 PK-8
    255
  • Everett
    Grades: 9-12 | 490 students
    3.4 miles
    12911 39th Ave SE
    Everett, WA 98208
    (425)379-6363
    3.4 9-12
    490
  • Everett
    Grades: PK-8 | 88 students
    4.9 miles
    2221 Cedar St
    Everett, WA 98201
    (425)259-3213
    4.9 PK-8
    88

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (5 reviews)
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I am alumni of St Mary Magdalen and had an amazing experience. The friends I met there are friends for a lifetime. It is an excellent community and values integrity, respect, individuality, service and honesty. It gave me a strong foundation for my continued Catholic education. It was really important to me our kids went there and now in 4th and 6th grade have had the same experience I had. Through this interesting school year the teachers were incredible not missing a beat and made virtual learning fun and exciting. I felt extremely lucky to have my kids at SMM.
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SMM Review I couldn't be more impressed by our teachers and staff at St. Mary Magdalen Catholic School. During this time of School Closure we have not missed a beat. Our kids lost only 1 day of instruction due to COVID-19. School was closed on Thursday and by Monday we were in class online. Over the remainder of our school year, our teachers provided wonderful content and in a time of such uncertainty they also provided continuity and routine to our days. Our 8th grader had regular class time every day-each of his teachers providing this regular class time on Google Meet through Google Classroom. He was given projects and assignments. When things proved a bit overwhelming, we had an online meeting with all his teachers, counselors and our principal to come up with a plan to help him through the rest of the year. We felt completely supported. Our 5th grader was given daily assignments. Complete with online video tutorials from her teachers. It was as if she was sitting right there in class. She was also so lucky as our amazing Music teacher provided Keyboarding and Guitar lessons for any of the 5th graders once a week through Zoom. I have had 4 kids at St. Mary Magdalen, 2 have graduated out and are thriving in high school. I have always loved our school community. I have always been so impressed by our amazing school staff. I know there are many wonderful teachers in this world. But there is a concentration of dedicated, talented, kind, teachers and staff at our school. As I have but one child left at SMM, I look to the next few years, our last few years with both excitement and sadness as our time here will draw to a close. But I also know my children will move forward in their schooling with an amazing foundation brought to them by St. Mary Magdalen.
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St. Mary Magdalen Catholic School has provided a safe environment for my kids to grow and learn. Our teachers go above and beyond to make sure they connect with each one of their students. During the quarantine my kids didn't miss one single day of school. They transitioned from in person learning to virtual learning in no time. The transition was seamless. Most of the teachers took the time to visit their students in more than one occasion, taking all the precautionary measures. Our new principal has the energy, preparation and passion to guide our school to an even greater level.
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I have 3 kids in SMM. My daughter is graduating this year from 8th grade. My other kids are in 2nd grade and Kindergarten. We have been affiliated to SMM since 2010. We are very happy with the school and community here.
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My family has been at SMM for the last five years and we have two children at the school (4th and 2nd grade). I have been beyond impressed by the teachers, administration, and staff and their commitment to provide a specialized education for each of the students. In the midst of the COVID-19 shutdowns, our kids lost one single day of class instruction and have otherwise continued to move forward with their academic advancement. We have loved our community at the school as well and the focus on developing students with strong morals and values. We couldn't be happier with our decision to attend SMM.
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