St. Mary's Central School

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St. Mary's Central School is a Catholic School with Pre-K to 8th Grade and is part of the Diocese of Steubenville.
Our school offers a secure environment with individual growth and well being, opportunity for parent involvement, and communication among principal, teachers, and parents to ensure student progress.
Our mission as a Catholic community is to make our faith in Christ the center of our lives and source of all our actions.
We provide formation in faith, characterized by love, service, and respectful dialogue.
The faculty, staff, parents, and parish are dedicated to a superior educational system, which is firmly rooted in the Catholic faith.
We will provide our young people with the foundation necessary to meet the challenges of the future.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other religious school association(s)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1958

Student Body

Total Students164 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade St. Mary's Central School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size16 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(uniform polo shirt, slacks, skirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineOct. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$2,425
Tuition NotesTuition is parishioner or non-parishioner based. Contact school for all tuition rates.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$500
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%


Total Sports Offered6 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Football, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBasketballCheering,
FootballTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.French Club, Robotics Program for Grades 5 through 8
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