St. Marys School
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.
- Top Ranked IA School
- Grades: Prekindergarten-12
- Students: 264 students
- Application Deadline: None / Rolling
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 15%
Students by Grade
Academics and Faculty
Total Classroom Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
Finances and Admission
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.
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