St. Marys School
Tel: (712) 732-4166
- St. Mary's School is committed to integrating Christian values with life skills; providing a strong staff development program that encourages implementation of research-based strategies in all curricular areas especially reading, writing and science; encouraging an academic climate conducive to improving student achievement; increasing the exposure of success stories of St. Mary's students and programs to all businesses and cultures in the Storm Lake area and beyond.
|Religious Affiliation||Roman Catholic|
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-12|
|Total Students||264 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 14%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||29 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||9:1|
National avg.: 13:1
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
- St. Mary's School is an accredited PK-12 Catholic school system operated under the auspices of St. Mary's Catholic Parish and the Diocese of Sioux City. St. Mary's is located in Storm Lake, a rural area in northwest Iowa, serving students from Buena Vista and surrounding counties. St. Mary's remains the only Catholic school in Buena Vista County.
- Enrollment at St. Mary's is approximately 290 students. The school's ethnic population if approximately 35%. St. Mary's is accredited by the State of Iowa. St. Mary's has a 100% graduation rate with 97% attending a two-year or four-year college.
Nearby Private Schools
- The nearest high school, elementary school and preschool to St. Marys School is St Mary's School (0.0 miles away)
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Storm Lake Grades: PK-12 | 310 students
312 Seneca St
Storm Lake, IA 50588
(502) 452-1712 0 PK-12
- Pocahontas Grades: K-5 | 86 students
305 Sw 3rd St
Pocahontas, IA 50574
(712) 335-3603 27.3 K-5
- Paullina Grades: PK-8 | 74 students
103 W Bertha St
Paullina, IA 51046
(712) 949-3915 33.9 PK-8
- Spencer Grades: K-6 | 83 students
1311 E. 18th St
Spencer, IA 51301
(712) 262-8237 35.8 K-6
- Danbury Grades: PK-6 | 58 students
602 Peach St
Danbury, IA 51019
(712) 883-2244 38.4 PK-6
If you live outside the United States, choosing an American private school can be a confusing process. Here is an overview of the process.
Many people thought vouchers would never amount to much. Not only have they amounted to a great deal more than anybody could have thought, but vouchers have encouraged several more education choices to flourish.
Now that school has safely reopened, what can we parents do to support and encourage the schools we care about so much?