The Sisters of Charity from Cincinnati and the Jesuit Fathers of Immaculate Conception Parish opened Saint Mary's Catholic School in September 1863.
Saint Mary's School is a Faith Community, that works to build and nurture the students' total development.
The philosophy underlying the educational process at Saint Mary's School is based on the recognition that God is our origin and destiny.
Therefore, our educational mission is that of the church, "embracing three interlocking dimension: the message revealed by God which the church proclaims; fellowship in the life of the Holy Spirit; service to the Christian community and the entire human community." The total development of a person calls for transformation of oneself and society with God's help.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked NM School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 362 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students
362 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
89%
State avg.: 52%
Students by Grade
St. Mary's School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

School Notes

  • The Sisters of Charity from Cincinnati and the Jesuit Fathers of Immaculate Conception Parish opened Saint Mary's Catholic School in September 1863. Saint Mary's School is a Faith Community, that works to build and nurture the students' total development. The philosophy underlying the educational process at Saint Mary's School is based on the recognition that God is our origin and destiny. Therefore, our educational mission is that of the church, "embracing three interlocking dimension: the message revealed by God which the church proclaims; fellowship in the life of the Holy Spirit; service to the Christian community and the entire human community." The total development of a person calls for transformation of oneself and society with God's help.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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What is St. Mary's School's ranking?

St. Mary's School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New Mexico for: Highest percentage of students of color and Largest student body.

When is the application deadline for St. Mary's School?

The application deadline for St. Mary's School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked NM School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 362 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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The average private school tuition in Albuquerque, NM is $10,536 for elementary schools and $13,929 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Albuquerque, NM is 87% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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