St Mary School is a Strong tradition of quality Catholic education, Meets students' individual educational needs, Dedicated faculty and staff, Enthusiastic parental involvement and support, Warm, close-knit community of learners, High expectations for students' behavior and work habits, In concurrence with Diocesan Child Protection Policy regulations.
Our philosophy is to provide a Catholic Christ-centered education for the whole child by fostering spiritual, intellectual, emotional and physical growth through the Gospel's message.
With a keen awareness that both academic and religious instruction needed to be provided for the children in the community, Father J.
Kraemer founded St. Mary Help of Christian School in 1863. Today the school continues its tradition of offering students a quality academic education based on the foundation of the faith.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 74 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students
74 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
Students by Grade
St. Marys School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
7 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

School Notes

  • St Mary School is a Strong tradition of quality Catholic education, Meets students' individual educational needs, Dedicated faculty and staff, Enthusiastic parental involvement and support, Warm, close-knit community of learners, High expectations for students' behavior and work habits, In concurrence with Diocesan Child Protection Policy regulations. Our philosophy is to provide a Catholic Christ-centered education for the whole child by fostering spiritual, intellectual, emotional and physical growth through the Gospel's message. With a keen awareness that both academic and religious instruction needed to be provided for the children in the community, Father J. Kraemer founded St. Mary Help of Christian School in 1863. Today the school continues its tradition of offering students a quality academic education based on the foundation of the faith.

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 74 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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