Mission Statement-Guided by the Holy Spirit and in partnership with the parents, St. Mary`s School is committed to teaching the knowledge of the faith centered in the person of Jesus Christ.
The values and traditions of the Catholic faith are integrated into a comprehensive academic program where each child can develop spiritually, intellectually, emotionally, socially and physically. In a safe, joyful, and diverse environment, St. Mary`s School will teach its students the value of their Catholic heritage while respecting the traditions of students of other faith. Vision Statement-St. Mary`s School will set itself apart as a community of faith and learning in the Sault Sainte Marie area. This will be done by having a state of the art academic program that meets the needs of all students, by fostering a climate of harmony and joy, and by ensuring a leadership that considers the intellectual and spiritual needs of all students the core of its program.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 143 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $2,500
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs
Learning Programs Supported
Title 1
Year Founded

Student Body

Total Students
143 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 20%
Students by Grade
St. Mary's Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
9 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
15 students
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
Computers, Latin, Sports
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
(white polo and navy blue pants preschool-5th; navy polo and khaki pants 6th-8th)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition is less for additional students. Scholarships are available.
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Hedy Yanni
Admissions Associate
Theresa Miller


Total Sports Offered
2 sports


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
9 extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Lego League, Robotics, Science Fair, Spelling Klub

Arts and Music Programs:
Band Program, Latin, Spanish

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Cross-Country, Elementary Boys and Girls Basketball

School Notes

  • ENROLLMENT INFORMATION St.Mary`sSchooliscommitted toproviding a Catholic education to all those who desire one, therefore, tuition assistance is available for families based on income.  We respect ethnic and cultural differences and welcome children of all denominations.  The average class size is 15 students, allowing teachers to realize students` needs and maximize developmental potential.  All teachers are certified by the State of Michigan or hold Early Childhood and Montessori credentials.  St. Mary`s school is accredited by the Michigan Non-public School Accreditation Association-Member of the National Catholic Education Association.  Enrollment documents are available on our website.

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Very good school, recommend 10/10! everyone is kind and loving! The teachers really help you to get closer to God!
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 143 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $2,500
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Michigan is $6,130 for elementary schools and $10,863 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Michigan is 95% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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