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

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