St. Mary Magdalen School

  • St. Mary Magdalen School is a Catholic elementary school in the Archdiocese of Hartford consisting grades Pre-K through eight.
  • It is situated in a suburb of Waterbury in the Oakville section of Watertown.
  • St. Mary Magdalen School shares in the aim and purpose of Catholic Education by concentrating on the total development of each student.
  • We prepare our students to be responsible Christian citizens who can make sound, moral choices and think criticallly to meet the callenges of today's rapidly changing society and those they will face in the future.
  • At St. Mary Magdalen School, we value the human life that Jesus affirmed, thus our stress on Respect -- respect of self and others, and our stress on Self-discipline.
  • Committed educators guide our students through the day with lessons in faith development, math, language arts, social studies, science, foreign language, music, art, and physical education.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1963

Student Body

Total Students275 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
13%
State avg.: 22%
Students by GradeSt. Mary Magdalen School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio23:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Average Class Size25 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$4,625
Tuition NotesK-8 Catholic Parishioner $4,625, other $5,120 Second Child $4,475, other $4,970 Each additional child after 2 $4,450, other $4,930 Pre-K varies on schedule selected by families. Various payment options offered. Financial Aid offered through FACTS pr
Admissions DirectorDeborah D. Mulhall, School Principal
Admissions AssociateKaryn Johnson, Advancement Dir

Sports

Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, SoftballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountrySoftball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Band Program, Lego Club, Little Runner's Club, STEM Program, Student Council Band Program, Lego Club, STEM Program, Little Runner's Club,
Student Council,

School Notes

  • Through the integration of traditional and modern teaching methods, St. Mary Magdalen students are inspired and guided spiritually, academically, socially, physically, and artistically. 
  • Incorporating Christian values and academics, St. Mary Magdalen School strives to develop well-educated, socially responsible citizens who contribute to the world using their God-given gifts and talents. 
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