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St. Mary Catholic School

St. Mary Catholic School is a coeducational private Catholic traditional school for students in grades Pre-K through 8.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Rural

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Overview

St. Mary Catholic School says

Founded in 1898 as a parish school affiliated with St. Mary's Church, St. Mary's is a Roman Catholic school serving students in grades preschool through eight. The purpose of St. Mary's School is to provide a comprehensive program based on best teaching practices and brain research related to learning. Our goal is to create an environment with three strands: climate, community and curriculum. We work at creating a non-threatening and spiritual climate. In this environment the students learn and practice Lifeskills/Lifelong Guidelines as part of their character education. Children are taught that building and maintaining community through relationships, collaboration and communication create responsible citizens. Behavior expectations are taught through literacy, learning clubs, and community circles. Our curriculum is designed to be meaningful and provide lifelong learning. Children are provided first hand experiences that connect them to the real world. Adequate time is given for practice and understanding skills and content. Multiple means of instructing and assessing student progress is practiced. Founded in 1898 as a parish school affiliated with St. Mary's Church, St. Mary's is a Roman Catholic school serving students in grades preschool through eight. The purpose of St. Mary's School is to provide a comprehensive program based on best teaching practices and brain research related to learning. Our goal is to create an environment with three strands: climate, community and curriculum. We work at creating a non-threatening and spiritual climate. In this environment the students learn and practice Lifeskills/Lifelong Guidelines as part of their character education. Children are taught that building and maintaining community through relationships, collaboration and communication create responsible citizens. Behavior expectations are taught through literacy, learning clubs, and community circles. Our curriculum is designed to be meaningful and provide lifelong learning. Children are provided first hand experiences that connect them to the real world. Adequate time is given for practice and understanding skills and content. Multiple means of instructing and assessing student progress is practiced.

Finance

Finance

Private schools, including parochial and boarding, are funded through tuition and fees. The cost varies from school to school, but most families pay tuition to attend them. Many private schools offer financial aid or discounts, so it's worthwhile to ask about these options.

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Admissions
Phone
  (217) 463-3005

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 96
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
Pre-K 45
Kindergarten 9
1 6
2 9
3 7
4 4
5 4
6 7
7 2
8 3

St. Mary Catholic School's relatively variable enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing St. Mary Catholic School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 8 : 1
Gender 26% Male / 74% Female
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 50%
Hispanic/Latino 1%
Asian 2%

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