St Marys Elementary School is a part of Joplin Area Catholic Schools.
We believe that the special purposes for our schools are threefold: Christian enviornment, academic excellence, and leadership development.
The Joplin Area Catholic Schools educate the whole person – mind, body, and spirit – to be a good citizen and a future leader of church, community and nation.
St. Mary's fully accredited school places a high emphasis on helping students use their potential for academic growth.
Caring teachers help students develop a Christian value system to take with them throughout life.
Students learn to respond to others' needs by sharing of themselves.
Through various activities and discussions, values such as compassion, cooperation, responsibility and self-discipline are learned.
These values are learned in the Christian community environment of the school and in religion classes.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 190 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5

Student Body

Total Students
190 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
23%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade
St. Marys Catholic Elementary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

School Notes

  •  St Marys Elementary School is a part of Joplin Area Catholic Schools. We believe that the special purposes for our schools are threefold: Christian enviornment, academic excellence, and leadership development. The Joplin Area Catholic Schools educate the whole person – mind, body, and spirit – to be a good citizen and a future leader of church, community and nation. St. Mary's fully accredited school places a high emphasis on helping students use their potential for academic growth. Caring teachers help students develop a Christian value system to take with them throughout life. Students learn to respond to others' needs by sharing of themselves. Through various activities and discussions, values such as compassion, cooperation, responsibility and self-discipline are learned. These values are learned in the Christian community environment of the school and in religion classes.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 190 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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