St. Mary's Catholic School

St. Mary's Catholic School strives to develop faith-filled, responsible citizens for our global community by providing a quality Catholic education which emphasizes academic success, self-discipline, and moral training, in a caring Christian environment.
Staff members at St. Mary's School are dedicated to the development of each individual student's potential.
The student will be taught both the cognitive and the affective skills needed to become effective citizens of the world.
The school assumes this responsibility in cooperation with the child's primary educators, the parents.
The school aims to educate intellectually, spiritually, morally, socially, emotionally, and physically.
The child will learn to discover knowledge for himself, to solve problems, to be a critical reader, to develop a healthy curiosity and to be open-minded.
The child will be encouraged to give witness to his faith by his own life.
Our aim is to form pupils with a social conscience, a desire for racial justice, compassion for those who suffer, and zeal for the common goal.
St. Mary's School is committed to quality education to meet the needs of the modern child.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked TX School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 199 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,800
  • Acceptance rate: 80%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

St. Mary's Catholic School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Texas for:

Category
Attribute
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Dyslexia; Reading, Language, Math; processing-based; Mild to Moderate Differences
Year Founded
1948

Student Body

Total Students
199 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
66%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade
St. Mary's Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
40 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
30%
Average Class Size
15 students
Advanced Courses
Honors Courses and Dual Credit
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
Dress uniform required for Mass days and formal field trips, other days casual uniform is acceptable (see website for details)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition varies by grade level. The average tuition between our Early Childhood and our High School would be from $4K to $9.4K per year. The fee schedule, dress code, school calendar, cafeteria menu, and other pertinent information are available on the school website at www.stmaryslgv.com
% on Financial Aid
50%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$3,500
Acceptance Rate
80%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Marlena Schuricht
Endowment Size
$1 million

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
10 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Esports Team, Student Council, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Band, Choir, Guitar, Photography, Pop Choir, Theater, Visual Arts Arts

School Notes

  • Faith based education
  • Scholarship
  • Leadership
  • Service
  • Providing quality education in a Christian setting since 1948.
  • Accredited by TCCED and recognized by TEA
  • Offering Dual Credit and Honors Classes
  • Competitive Athletics
  • Christian Schools Athletic Conference member
  • Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does St. Mary's Catholic School cost?
St. Mary's Catholic School's tuition is approximately $7,800 for private students.
What schools are St. Mary's Catholic School often compared to?
St. Mary's Catholic Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Trinity School Of Texas, Christian Heritage Classical School by visitors of our site.
What is the acceptance rate of St. Mary's Catholic School?
The acceptance rate of St. Mary's Catholic School is 80%, which is lower than the national average of 85%.
What sports does St. Mary's Catholic School offer?
St. Mary's Catholic School offers 11 interscholastic sports: Archery, Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Track and Field and Volleyball.
What is St. Mary's Catholic School's ranking?
St. Mary's Catholic School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Texas for: Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for St. Mary's Catholic School?
The application deadline for St. Mary's Catholic School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked TX School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 199 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,800
  • Acceptance rate: 80%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Texas is $10,663 for elementary schools and $12,064 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Texas is 85% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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