St Mary School

  • The mission of St. Mary Parish School, in strong partnership with families, is to create community and to provide quality Catholic education.
  • As they develop their unique gifts, students become responsible, competent, and socially-conscious learners.
  • St. Mary Parish School shares in the educational mission of the Catholic Church, striving to develop a personal and communal commitment to a life of faith.
  • Together with families, we instill Christian principles in a caring and active Catholic community.
  • Through a loving and nurturing environment, we affirm that all persons are created in God's image; therefore, students are challenged to fulfill their unique potential.
  • To further meet the needs of students and prepare them for future challenges, we provide a quality education emphasizing spiritual development, social responsibility, physical well being, psychological health, and academic accomplishment.

Top Placements

St Mary School places among the top 20% of private schools in California for:

School Overview

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

Student Body

Total Students270 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade St Mary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio19:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Show me:
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Gilroy
    Grades: NS-12 | 378 students
    0.7 miles
    1575a Mantelli Dr
    Gilroy, CA 95020
    (408) 847-7922
    0.7 NS-12
  • Morgan Hill
    Grades: PK-5 | 169 students
    9.5 miles
    145 Wright Ave
    Morgan Hill, CA 95037
    (408) 779-8850
    9.5 PK-5
  • Morgan Hill
    Grades: NS-12 | 517 students
    6.9 miles
    105 John Wilson Way
    Morgan Hill, CA 95037
    (408) 782-7177
    6.9 NS-12
  • Morgan Hill
    Grades: K-8 | 316 students
    9.1 miles
    17500 Peak Ave
    Morgan Hill, CA 95037
    (408) 779-9950
    9.1 K-8

School Reviews

My family is moving to Gilroy this summer and hope to enroll our three kids in Parochial School. I have been told that St Mary's is closing. Is this true? If yes, where would be closest Catholic School in the area? Please advise. Thank You Yours in Christ, Jim and Gloria Dias
- Posted by

Endorse St Mary School. Endorsements should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Endorse this school:
Recent Articles
If you live outside the United States, choosing an American private school can be a confusing process. Here is an overview of the process.
Many people thought vouchers would never amount to much. Not only have they amounted to a great deal more than anybody could have thought, but vouchers have encouraged several more education choices to flourish.
Now that school has safely reopened, what can we parents do to support and encourage the schools we care about so much?
Request Information
I am a:      
Name of parent:
Student First name:
Student Middle name:
Student Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
Applying for financial aid?:
Please briefly describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in California is $11,569 for elementary schools and $20,000 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in California is 84% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).