Why Saint Mary's School?

  • Families choose St. Mary Catholic School for an education that integrates Catholic religious instruction and advanced preparatory academics, while supporting the Christian virtues and morals taught in the home.
  • St. Mary offers pre-school, all day Kindergarten, elementary classes from 1st through 5th grade and junior high classes from 6th through 8th grade.
  • Daily religious education, a weekly all-school Mass, and sacramental preparation place the Catholic faith at the center of St. Mary Catholic School’s mission.
  • St. Mary students, on average, place one to three grade levels above the average school grade level on the Iowa Test of Basic Skills and more than two-thirds of St. Mary School graduates achieve honor roll status during high school years.
  • St. Mary School offers many physical amenities including a complete auditorium, large gymnasium, cafeteria serving hot lunch daily, advanced IT Lab, library and dedicated art studio/classroom.
  • St. Mary’s “Fighting Irish” offers a full array of extra curricular activities from student council, theater, choir and band to athletics.  St. Mary's offers team sports in football, volleyball, cross-country, basketball, track and cheer leading, in grades 5-8.