St Mary's Parish School
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Tel: (208) 882-2121
- 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 by devoted and professional teachers, being equipped to excel one's life...and growing daily in confidence.
- Imagine your child changing his/her world for the better! St. Mary's School is the foundation that gives students these gifts So they may become Dream makers and World changers.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)|
|Religious Affiliation||Roman Catholic|
|Grades Offered||Grades Nursery/Preschool-8|
|Summer School Offered||Yes|
|Summer Program Cost Notes||Call for cost per day|
|Summer Program Details||Link to Summer Program Details|
|Awards||Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2005|
|Total Students||139 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 13%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||11 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||13:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree|
|Average Class Size||14 students|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual|
(khaki pants and polo shirts)
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$4,400|
|Tuition Notes||Depends PS-K is higher for full time ($5625) than K through 8 due to the number of teachers needed. Tuition does not cover the full cost of education. It is supplemented through fundraisers, etc. The second and third child in the same family has reduced rates for tuition.|
|% on Financial Aid|
National avg.: 85%
|Admissions Director||Sister Margaret Johnson, osu|
|Admissions Associate||Debbie Johnson|
|Endowment Size||$2 million|
- 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 a diversity of people, experiences and concepts. IGNITING faith, knowledge, creativity, and service
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Catholic or not, this is where you want your kids. They have generous scholarships — just ask. All grades learn Spanish. The math curriculum is robust. PE 4 days a week. My 8-year-old is picking up books and reading for fun. The school culture is radical generosity, appreciating each individual child for their gifts. It's not elitist at all - a stellar education made possible for working-class families. In my daughter's time there, she hasn't mentioned bullying or teasing once. St Mary's = happy, loving well-educated kids.
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