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.

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School Overview

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

Student Body

Total Students281 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade St Mary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio22:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Gilroy
    Grades: NS-12 | 378 students
    0.7 miles
    1575a Mantelli Dr
    Gilroy, CA 95020
    0.7 NS-12
  • Morgan Hill
    Grades: NS-5 | 137 students
    9.5 miles
    145 Wright Ave
    Morgan Hill, CA 95037
    9.5 NS-5
  • Morgan Hill
    Grades: NS-12 | 517 students
    6.9 miles
    105 John Wilson Way
    Morgan Hill, CA 95037
    6.9 NS-12
  • Morgan Hill
    Grades: K-8 | 316 students
    9.1 miles
    17500 Peak Ave
    Morgan Hill, CA 95037
    9.1 K-8

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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
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The average private school tuition in California is $11,369 for elementary schools and $19,928 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).