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.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 256 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $9,000
  • Average class size: 25 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Mild learning differences
Year Founded
1871

Student Body

Total Students
256 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
48%
State avg.: 51%
Students by Grade
St. Mary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
95%
Average Class Size
25 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
Students wear uniforms

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
% on Financial Aid
28%
Admissions Director
Emily Morris

Sports

Total Sports Offered
4 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
1 extracurricular
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Chess Club

School Notes

  • 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.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does St. Mary School cost?
St. Mary School's tuition is approximately $9,000 for private students.
What sports does St. Mary School offer?
St. Mary School offers 4 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Flag Football, Track and Field and Volleyball.
What is St. Mary School's ranking?
St. Mary School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for: Highest percentage of faculty with advanced degrees and Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for St. Mary School?
The application deadline for St. Mary School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

School Reviews

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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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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 256 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $9,000
  • Average class size: 25 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Santa Clara County, CA is $23,113 for elementary schools and $30,777 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Santa Clara County, CA is 82% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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