St. Mary`s Catholic School of Greenville was founded in 1900 and is now home to 320 children in grades K3 through 8.
The Catholic school is the most important apostolic work of St. Mary`s Church, and every family in the parish is strongly encouraged to educate their children in Saint Mary`s Catholic School.
Academic excellence, athletic challenge, artistic expression, and character formation are all at the service of teaching the Gospel to our students and calling them to follow the Lord Jesus as faithful disciples.
This evangelical purpose shapes every dimension of life at the school.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked SC School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 323 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,945
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 29 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

St. Marys Catholic School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in South Carolina for:

Category
Attribute
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded
1900
Awards
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2020

Student Body

Total Students
323 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
11%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade
St. Marys Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
60%
Average Class Size
29 students
Advanced Courses
Honors Algebra I, Honors English I, Honors French I, Honors Spanish I
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
Uniform shirts, shorts, skirts and jumpers

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Parishioner tuition and fees = $6945 Non-Parishioner tuition and fees=$9040 Tuition Assistance for Saint Mary\'s Parishioners
% on Financial Aid
6%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$2,800
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Nelle Palms

Sports

Total Sports Offered
5 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Chess Club, Coding Club, Rosary Club, Student Council, Yearbook Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Beginning and Advanced Band, Choral Club

School Notes

  • Students in grades K5 through 8th grade are tested before being accepted into Saint Mary's School.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does St. Marys Catholic School cost?

St. Marys Catholic School's tuition is approximately $6,945 for private students.

What is the acceptance rate of St. Marys Catholic School?

The acceptance rate of St. Marys Catholic School is 90%, which is equal to the national average of 90%.

What sports does St. Marys Catholic School offer?

St. Marys Catholic School offers 5 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Track and Field and Volleyball.

What is St. Marys Catholic School's ranking?

St. Marys Catholic School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in South Carolina for: Largest student body and Oldest founding date.

When is the application deadline for St. Marys Catholic School?

The application deadline for St. Marys Catholic School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked SC School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 323 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,945
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 29 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Greenville, SC is $10,081 for elementary schools and $10,532 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Greenville, SC is 86% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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