St. Mary Of The Woods School

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St. Mary of the Woods School exists to help the parent as primary educators of their child and further the educational mission of the parish to nurture children to become whole, responsible persons spiritually, academically, aesthetically, and physically.
The school is to provide the children with a solid moral foundation rooted in church doctrine, enabling them to develop Catholic attitudes based on Catholic social teaching, justice and scripture. The foundation learned at St. Mary of the Woods School enables the student to incorporate Catholic Christian values in the local and global communities.

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School Overview

Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedDyslexia, Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded1952
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2012

Student Body

Total Students380 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
4%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade St. Mary Of The Woods School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio17:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
3%
Average Class Size21 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Logo Vest, )

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Acceptance Rate
100%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorMrs Mary Yamoah, Principal
Admissions AssociateMrs. Joyce Sopko

Sports

Total Sports Offered11 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
FootballGolf,
LacrosseSoccer,
SoftballTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Boy Scouts, Chess Club, Girl Scouts, Junior National Honor Society, Student Council

Arts and Music Programs:
Band

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Irish Folk Dance, Yoga

School Notes

  • St. Mary of the Woods School exists to help the parent as primary educators of their child and further the educational mission of the parish to nurture children to become whole, responsible persons spiritually, academically, aesthetically, and physically. The school is to provide the children with a solid moral foundation rooted in church doctrine, enabling them to develop Catholic attitudes based on Catholic social teaching, justice and scripture. The foundation learned at St. Mary of the Woods School enables the student to incorporate Catholic Christian values in the local and global communities.
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