Students on the bleachers in the gym with our PK friends sitting on the floor

The Students

  • 250 students

  • PK-3 through Grade 8

  • 18% students of color

  • 7:1 student-teacher ratio

  • From 20 towns in Connecticut and New York  

  • Our students gain admittance to many of the area's selective Catholic and independent high schools and do exceptionally well at these or in the area's rigorous public high schools

  • Our graduates have attended these colleges and universities

School Profile

  • Originally founded in 1956, reopened in 1995

  • Coeducational, Catholic PK3 to Grade 8 

  • SMS Motto:  Work Hard, Be Kind, and Smile

  • Before-care available for PK3 to Transitional Kindergarten

  • After-care available for PK3 to Grade 8

  • Full-time security guard during school hours and any after-school events or activities

  • Accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) and the New England League of Middle Schools

  • Blue Ribbon School of Excellence

 

Academics

Saint Mary School offers a rigorous academic program including the following subjects which are taught at every grade level:

  • Math

  • Language Arts

  • Social Studies

  • Science

  • Spanish or French

  • Physical Education

  • Library Skills

  • Music

  • Art

  • Religion

  • Computer Science

There is an option for Band or Strings instruction for PK-3's through Grade 8.  Middle School students may be placed into an honors-level Math class.