St. Mary School

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The St Mary School community empowers students to grow spiritually, academically, creatively, and physically so that they may experience, understand and live their responsibilities to god, family, community and self.
St. Mary Catholic School is a Faith Community -students, parents, staff, parishioners and friends. Teachers, in partnership with parents, are dedicated to providing spiritual and academic development of each child.
Our curriculum is designed to nurture creativity, academic excellence, and spiritual, physical and emotional growth.
We instill responsibility, respect, and compassion for all people.
We are committed to making students aware of social issues while providing the foundation and experiences necessary to be living examples of the gospel.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1906

Student Body

Total Students90 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 16%
Students by Grade St. Mary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size15 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$2,500
Tuition NotesMulti child discount


Total Sports Offered2 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross CountryBasketballCross Country,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Cooking Club, Robotics, Sewing Club

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Running Club

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school to St. Mary School is Harbor Light Christian School (19.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ebenezer Christian School (11.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Charlevoix Childrens House (1.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Charlevoix
    Grades: PK-K | 23 students
    1.6 miles
    8700 Mercer Rd
    Charlevoix, MI 49720
    (231) 547-5599
    1.6 PK-K
  • Ellsworth
    Grades: PK-8 | 44 students
    11.8 miles
    9541 White St.
    Ellsworth, MI 49729
    (231) 588-2111
    11.8 PK-8
  • Petoskey
    Grades: PK-K | 73 students
    14.7 miles
    416 Connable Ave
    Petoskey, MI 49770
    (231) 487-4563
    14.7 PK-K
  • Petoskey
    Grades: PK-8 | 173 students
    15.3 miles
    414 Michigan St
    Petoskey, MI 49770
    (231) 347-3651
    15.3 PK-8
  • Harbor Springs
    Grades: PK-12 | 139 students
    19 miles
    8333 Clayton Rd
    Harbor Springs, MI 49740
    (231) 347-7859
    19 PK-12

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