St Mary Of Gostyn Catholic School

  • St. Mary of Gostyn School is a Catholic faith community called together by God to educate children, to proclaim the Good News, and to translate this proclamation into action.
  • The faculty, staff, and parents form a unique partnership in carrying out this mission of teaching the message of Jesus by celebrating meaningful liturgies, providing opportunities for service within the community, and passing on the beliefs and traditions of our faith.
  • This community provides witness to Jesus Christ, proclaims the Gospel values by living the Christian message, and helps to build a faith that will lead to a commitment to all people.
  • Realizing that we serve a diverse community and that each child is unique, it is imperative that we discover the abilities, talents, and needs of each child and do our best to create, in partnership with the parents, an environment that responds to these needs.
  • Religious education, including various opportunities for worship, is a priority in our school.
  • We believe that other opportunities for growth in self esteem, happiness, and the curriculum subjects are essential.
  • These opportunities include academic excellence, building personal relationships, and service to others as exemplified in the message of Jesus.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1897

Student Body

Total Students483 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
5%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade St Mary Of Gostyn Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio19:1
National avg.: 13:1
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

School Notes

  • 3 Year-old Preschool through Grade 8
  • Full and Half Day Kindergarten iPad Centers in Kindergarten, Grades 1-3;
  • 1:1 Technology/Laptops for Grades 6-8
  • Technology throughout the entire school
  • Extracurricular activities to include no-cut athletic program, academic clubs, religious and social opportunities
  • Reading resource support
  • Before and after-school academic assistance
  • Extraordinary Music & Fine Arts Programs including Spring Musical
  • Spanish instruction beginning in Kindergarten
  • Weekly all-school Mass
  • Sacrament Preparation
  • Bus Service
  • After School Care available
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