St. Mary St.ar Of The Sea School

Education at Saint Mary's is focused on building skills, increasing knowledge, developing reasoning ability and learning to make good decisions.
We seek to help our students recognize and develop their individual talents as well as understand and affirm the uniqueness of others.
A strong religion program, growing out of Catholic faith and worship, is the capstone that supports these elements.
St. Mary's School follows the curriculum guidelines set by the Diocese of Lansing.
This includes Social Studies, Science, Math, Phonics, Reading and Language Arts. Our mission at Saint Mary School is to believe that the spiritual, intellectual, emotional, physical, artistic and social growth of our children is a shared responsibility.
Parents, teachers and staff work together to insure that the education first begun and nurtured in the home continues in a Christian atmosphere characterized by love, respect, honesty and understanding.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked MI School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 172 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $3,250
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

St. Mary St.ar Of The Sea School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Michigan for:

Category
Attribute
School History

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Year Founded
1889

Student Body

Total Students
172 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
43%
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade
St. Mary St.ar Of The Sea School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
9 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size
20 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
Navy pants, white or red shirt

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Multiple child discounts
% on Financial Aid
45%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$1,000
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Julia Hurlburt
Admissions Associate
Cindy Clark

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Cub Scouts, Girl Scouts, Youth Choir

School Notes

  • St. Mary Star of the Sea School has educated generations of Jackson youth. The school is dedicated to providing a well-rounded, faith-based catholic education in a world that is constantly changing.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does St. Mary St.ar Of The Sea School cost?
St. Mary St.ar Of The Sea School's tuition is approximately $3,250 for private students.
What schools are St. Mary St.ar Of The Sea School often compared to?
St. Mary St.ar Of The Sea Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like St. John The Evangelist Continuation School, Queen Of The Miraculous Medal School by visitors of our site.
What is the acceptance rate of St. Mary St.ar Of The Sea School?
The acceptance rate of St. Mary St.ar Of The Sea School is 95%, which is higher than the national average of 93%.
What is St. Mary St.ar Of The Sea School's ranking?
St. Mary St.ar Of The Sea School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Michigan for: Highest percentage of students of color and Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for St. Mary St.ar Of The Sea School?
The application deadline for St. Mary St.ar Of The Sea School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

School Reviews

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Saint Mary School is a diamond among jewels of the Catholic schools in Jackson. It is certainly true that the school is diverse in ethnicity. Compassion for others is developed through their wonderful teachers. They maintain high academic standards with hands on activities . They engage their students in service to others. The sports program is number one. It is coached by caring parents who are positive with their players. You should definitely visit St. Mary Star of the Sea School to see for yourself all that they have to offer your child. You will love it there!
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked MI School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 172 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $3,250
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Michigan is $6,930 for elementary schools and $12,459 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Michigan is 93% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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