St. Mary's School

Saint Mary's School is a diverse Catholic educational community reflecting the richness of cultures and ethnic backgrounds found in St. Mary's Parish.
Teachers, parents, staff, and the parish community work together to develop in our children a love for God, an enthusiasm for learning, and a respect for and appreciation for others.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked MD School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 236 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,900
  • Acceptance rate: 70%
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: Apr. 1
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs
Learning Programs Supported
Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in n/a

Student Body

Total Students
236 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 38%
Students by Grade
St. Mary's School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
20 students
Classroom Dress Code

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Apr. 1
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Non-Catholic tuition is $7,200 Preschool Tuition Rate is $7,200
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Mrs. Andrea Williams


Total Sports Offered
5 sports


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
9 extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Band, Children's Choir, Dance/Cheer, Golf, Gospel Choir, National Junior Honor Society, Performing Arts, Robotics, Student Council

School Notes

  • Success Starts Here: An Academic Approach as Unique as Each Student.
  • Academics Emphasis on Science, Technology, Reading and Math; Nationally ranked in middle school Math contests; Foreign Language and Algebra offered in middle school; Utilization of portfolios, journals and hands-on activitiesto develop critical thinking skills. Arts: Performing Arts: Annual musicals, Children's Choir, Gospel Choir, and Instrumental bands. Visual Arts: Art fairs and Community Exhibitions. Athletics: Intramural and CYO Soccer, Basketball, Baseball, Track and Field, Cross Country. Additional Programs: National Junior Honor Society recognizes students with outstanding academic achievements and leadership skills; Study Buddy Program pairing of older and younger students to serve as mentors,develop friendships, and share fun activities.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does St. Mary's School cost?
St. Mary's School's tuition is approximately $5,900 for private students.
What is the acceptance rate of St. Mary's School?
The acceptance rate of St. Mary's School is 70%, which is lower than the national average of 82%. St. Mary's School's acceptance rate is ranked among the top private schools in Maryland with low acceptance rates.
What sports does St. Mary's School offer?
St. Mary's School offers 5 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Soccer and Track and Field.
What is St. Mary's School's ranking?
St. Mary's School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Maryland for: Least expensive tuition, Lowest average acceptance rates and Highest percentage of students of color.
When is the application deadline for St. Mary's School?
The application deadline for St. Mary's School is Apr. 1.

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (6 reviews)
I am a graduate of 2016 from St. Mary's. I have been at St. Mary's for 10+ years and I can confidently say I will never forget this school. It has a very warm environment with loving faculty. Students are very respectful and you will be able to build memories that will last forever. The academics are challenging to get the best out of students. I truly recommend going to St. Mary's.
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I have a child in PRE-K 4 at St. Mary's. I visited many schools before choosing St. Mary's. The PRE-K Teacher is excellent. She truly cares for each student and is attentive to each child s strengths and weaknesses. She offers parents guidance to work on any weakness and to build on strengths. The school is also building up their basketball program. The upper grades perform at the highest levals in Math at local competitions. My youngest will be enrolling in the fall and I can see both my children continuing through 8th grade. The school is very active in the community and the teachers and staff are very welcoming. The school encourages parental input. It is also very affordable. I would highly recommend
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I have three sons all have attended or still attending St Mary's Landover Hills. My oldest two boys started in the 4th grade and now are freshmen in College. I have a 7th grader still attending and I wanted to take a moment to comment on how well behaved our Saint Mary's children were during a recent field trip. I volunteered to chaperone the 6th and 7th grade classes to GMU to see several one act plays. I was very impressed with the student's behavior during the performances.They were respectful and engaged for each play. I have to note that there were several schools in attendance yesterday and students from other schools were not as respectful. Some were placing their feet on the back of the seats in front of them or kicking seats in front of them or rudely talking during the performances but NOT our children. It was a pleasure to volunteer .The students represented the school nicely.
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St. Mary's Landover Hills is an excellent school filled with lots of learning opportunities! I love the way they involve the students in giving back to the community. It's easy to see that the number one priority at St. Mary's Landover Hills is the students. My son is in 4th grade and his teacher addresses his academic and social growth on a daily basis! He's doing much better academically at St. Mary's Landover Hills than he was in public school! The tuition is affordable and there is no limit to the programs that the school is willing to provide to make sure that he becomes a well rounded contributor to society. St. Mary's Landover Hills is the total package!
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I go to St. Mary's and am currently in 6th Grade. I''ve been in St. Mary's since Pre-K. There are many opportunities in St. Mary's. They have lots of great activities to choose from. Every year, a new activity is added. All of the teachers are very understanding. They''re always there if another student is struggling in class. They understand what each and every student has gone through, they help them get through it. My parents love St. Mary's, as my 2 other brothers also go to the same school. I would highly recommend St. Mary's of Landover Hills.
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I am a 2014 St.Mary's graduate. My experenise at St.mary's was amazing. We collected coats, school supplies, and can foods for the under privileged. Friday chapel was a good expereniense for me because it taught me morals, how to develop friendships and a working relationship with God. I learned at St.Mary's to take pride in my work. The teachers were always there to provide extra help when I had a problem. St Mary's perpared me for the next phase in life by teaching the benefits of time management when I am doing my work. There is a strong sense of community that made me look forward to the school days. I recommabd St. Marys school!
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked MD School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 236 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,900
  • Acceptance rate: 70%
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: Apr. 1
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Hyattsville, MD is $14,731 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Hyattsville, MD is 73% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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