St. Mary's Academy

  • As a Catholic school, St. Mary’s Academy provides an education within the Catholic faith, nurturing the potential of each person, while teaching respect and responsibility for all God’s creation.
  • As a Catholic faith community our belief in God and in the teachings of Jesus acknowledges the worth and dignity of each person.
  • St. Mary's is dedicated to creating a learning environment in which every person’s potential may be discovered and developed.
  • We believe in developing the values of service and stewardship.
  • St. Mary’s Academy, the Parish School of St. Peter’s Church, The Dalles, Oregon, of the Diocese of Baker, admits students of both sexes and of any race, color, national and ethnic origin, to all rights, privileges, programs and activities which are generally accorded to students at school.
  • We do not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, or national and ethnic origin in administration of educational policies, admissions policies, or scholarship programs.
  • We adhere to this same policy of non-discrimination in regard to the employment of both certified and classified members of the school staff and related services.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1864

Student Body

Total Students160 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
10%
State avg.: 21%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size16 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Admissions DirectorKimberly Koch

Sports

Total Sports Offered3 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
Volleyball

Nearby Private Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • The Dalles
    Sonrise Academy
    (Christian)
    Grades: PK-12 | 38 students
    0.9 miles
    333 E 12th St
    The Dalles, OR 97058
    (541)298-8922
    0.9 PK-12
    38
  • The Dalles
    Columbia Lutheran School
    (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
    Grades: K-8 | 18 students
    2.3 miles
    2323 E 12th Street
    The Dalles, OR 97058
    (541)298-8385
    2.3 K-8
    18
  • The Dalles
    Grades: K-8 | 52 students
    2.6 miles
    2630 E 18th St
    The Dalles, OR 97058
    (541)296-2952
    2.6 K-8
    52
  • The Dalles
    The Dalles Adventist School
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Grades: 3-9 | 10 students
    3.4 miles
    3339 E 13th St
    The Dalles, OR 97058
    (541)296-2692
    3.4 3-9
    10
  • White Salmon
    Grades: PK-6 | 57 students
    16.2 miles
    1054 Se Oak St./elementary Campus: 871 Ne Estes St
    White Salmon, WA 98672
    (509)281-1721
    16.2 PK-6
    57

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