St Mary's Parish School

  • ST. MARY'S SCHOOL VISION FOR EACH STUDENT: Imagine your child...... Increasing daily in respectfulness, resourcefulness and responsibility, Focused daily on God's loving presence, Being guided daily by devoted and professional teachers, Being equipped to excel...and growing daily in confidence.
  • Imagine your child changing the world! St. Mary's School is the foundation that gives students these gifts So they may become Dream makers and world changers.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded1908
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost NotesCall for cost per day
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2005

Student Body

Total Students119 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 13%
Students by Grade St Mary's Parish School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size10 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(khaki pants and polo shirts)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$4,400
Tuition NotesDepends PS-K is higher for full time ($5625) than K through 8 due to number of teachers needed. Tuition does not cover full cost of education. It is supplemented through fundraisers, etc. Second and third child in the same family has reduced rates for tuition.
% on Financial Aid
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorSister Margaret Johnson, osu
Admissions AssociateDebbie Johnson
Endowment Size$2 million

School Notes

  • St. Mary's Parish School exists as a vital part of St. Mary's Parish ministry to support parents in the education of their children. As a school we strive to encourage our students to grow spiritually; to develop a life long love of learning and to strive to achieve their highest personal and academic potential. In living out the philosophy of St. Mary's School, the faculty/staff strive to help the children grow in love and respect for themselves, others and God. We provide a consistent academic program of basic skills enhanced by the fine arts, physical education and Spanish offered to all grades (Preschool through 8th grade four times weekly).  In our academic program we strive to foster respect for the uniqueness of each person; provide a challenge for every individual at his/her learning level with opportunity for success; encourage each student to think for himself/herself; create a trusting, loving/nurturing atmosphere where students feel free to take risks; and provide exposure to diversity of people, experiences and concepts. Our ultmiate Mission is "To Grow Disciples for Christ".

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The average private school tuition in Idaho is $10,511 for elementary schools and $6,894 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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