St. Margaret Mary School provides a Catholic atmosphere, children who are spiritually, emotionally, intellectually and socially developed to their fullest potential. Through strong values-based programs and curriculum, we will encourage each individual to become, in a spirit of love and service, personally responsible to God, self, family and community. St. Margaret Mary School provides opportunities for each student to discover and share his/her own unique gifts as a child of God and to promote acceptance and understanding of those who are different from oneself, in a spirit of respect for the God-given dignity of every human life.
We are an accredited school by the State of Nebraska as well as a Blue Ribbon School designated in 2008 by the US Dept. of Education.
For our academic program we offer a Catholic values-based, challenging curriculum that includes guided reading and a strong Phonics emphasis in the primary grades, Math, Science, Social Studies, English, Reading, Spelling/ Vocabulary and Handwriting. We offer Accelerated Math beginning in sixth grade so that our regular track students will complete freshman Algebra I as 8th graders, and our accelerated students will complete Algebra II as 8th graders.
In addition to the core curriculum, we also offer K-8: Music and PE twice a week, Library, Computers and Spanish once a week. We use SMART board technology in every classroom. We have two computer labs with iMac computers and iPads for classroom use.
St. Margaret Mary School forms young people in faith, conscience, scholarship and service in the Catholic Tradition.
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Student Teacher Ratio
25 : 1
47% Male / 53% Female
Percentage of Student Body
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
Black or African American
American Indian or Alaska Native
The purpose of the parish athletic program at St. Margaret Mary is to supplement the spiritual and academic curriculum for all members of the parish. The SMM athletic program enhances the physical development of the child, promotes a sense of parish spirit, pride and unity. The program is the most extensive and well-balanced parish program in the city for both boys and girls. A variety of sports are offered and participation is encouraged.