St. Marys School

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.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students74 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade St. Marys School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school to St. Marys School is Faith Christian School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school and preschool is St. John Lutheran School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chester
    St. John Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Grades: PK-8 | 146 students
    0.3 miles
    302 W Holmes St
    Chester, IL 62233
    (618) 826-4345
    0.3 PK-8
  • Chester
    Grades: 2-12 | 13 students
    1.1 miles
    Physical Address: Po Box 342
    Chester, IL 62233
    (618) 318-6861
    1.1 2-12
  • Steeleville
    St. Marks Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Grades: PK-8 | 112 students
    11.2 miles
    504 N James St
    Steeleville, IL 62288
    (618) 965-3838
    11.2 PK-8
  • Saint Mary
    Sacred Heart School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: K-5 | 18 students
    12 miles
    17740 State Route N
    Saint Mary, MO 63673
    (573) 543-2997
    12 K-5
  • Sainte Genevieve
    Grades: PK-12 | 412 students
    12.9 miles
    49 Dubourg Place
    Sainte Genevieve, MO 63670
    (573) 883-7496
    12.9 PK-12

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