Member School

St. Mary School

St. Mary School has been educating Catholic children in Delaware County since 1885. Uniting the traditions of the Church with current academic practices, our private school provides students in preschool through eighth grade a parochial education at a fraction of the cost of most other private institutions.

Mission Statement
Inspired by our Mother Mary, and rooted in our Catholic faith, the St. Mary community nurtures spiritual growth, academic excellence, a responsibility to self, and service to others.

Our Beliefs
-We believe that faith formation is a continuous collaboration between church community, school, and family
-Embracing the common bond that we are all made in the image and likeness of God
-Students show respect for themselves and others
-Students seek holiness through understanding and participation in the Catholic faith
-Through serving others students imitate Christ
-Guiding students to become problem solvers and analytical thinkers encouraging creativity and a wide variety of interests
-Embracing diverse family dynamics and working with members to enhance the educational process
-Every student has the right to lessons at their instructional level: grade level, intervention, remediation, or challenge