St. Mary's Catholic School & Preschool

The purpose of St. Mary's school is to provide a quality education by promoting academic achievement self-discipline, and a firm foundation of Catholic Christian ethics.
The philosophy of St. Mary's Catholic School is to provide an atmosphere of faith, where students are called to academic excellence, self-discipline, and knowledge of God, provide a high quality education for each child regardless of race, religion, or socioeconomic background, while proclaiming the message of Jesus, to work to develop both the mind and body of our students through our faith community and service to others, to provide comfortable, well-tended facilities staffed by priests, lay teachers, support staff, and caring involved parents and patron volunteers of our school community, to work as partners to provide a safe, comfortable, loving environment where students may grow spiritually and academically, to encourage students to love and respect themselves and others, to be honest and fair, to have a rich and fruitful relationship with God, and to become lifelong learners.
The goals are to create a Christian educational community where human knowledge, enlightened and enlivened by faith, is shared by teacher, students and parents in a spirit of freedom and love, to develop religious understanding and provide opportunities for personal commitment to religious values, to foster a Christian understanding of mutual responsibilities for another.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked AR School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 64 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $2,100
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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St. Mary's Catholic School & Preschool places among the top 20% of private schools in Arkansas for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6

Student Body

Total Students
64 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
15%
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade
St. Mary's Catholic School & Preschool Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
5 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost

School Notes

  • The purpose of St. Mary's school, pre-K through 6, is to provide a quality education by promoting academic achievement, self-discipline, and a firm foundation of Catholic Christian ethics.

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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked AR School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 64 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $2,100
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Arkansas is $6,062 for elementary schools and $7,006 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Arkansas is 91% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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