Frequently Asked Questions
What are the class sizes at St. Mary’s School?
The maximum class size at St. Mary’s School is 12 students in early threes, 16 students in preschool, pre-kindergarten, and kindergarten, and 18 students in first through fifth grade.
What is the student-to-teacher ratio at St. Mary’s School?
The student-to-teacher ratios for preschool through fifth grade are as follows:
Early Threes – 6 to 1
Preschool – 8 to 1
Pre-Kindergarten – 10 to 1
Kindergarten – 12 to 1
First Grade – 14 to 1
Second to Fifth Grade – 18 to 1
When should I begin the application process?
The best time to begin the application process for enrollment at St. Mary's is the fall prior to the year you wish your child to start. Applications for the current year will be accepted if space is available in a particular grade level. As part of our effort to connect with families early in their school search, we encourage parents to register their child (even as an infant or toddler) in the St. Mary’s Stepping Stones program to help secure a place for your child when he/she reaches preschool age. Please contact the admission office at 405.341.9541 for more information.
Are there age requirements for entrance into the Early Threes, Preschool, Pre-Kindergarten, and Kindergarten programs?
Yes, the age requirements are as follows:
Early Threes – two and a half years old on or before September 1
Preschool – three years old on or before September 1
Pre-Kindergarten – four years old on or before September 1
Kindergarten – five years old on or before September 1
First Grade – six years old on or before September 1
Are there opportunities to tour the campus?
There are three Admission Events during the school year. Alternatively, you may call the admissions office and schedule a personal tour.
What is the tuition at St. Mary’s?
A full breakdown of our tuition and fees can be found on our tuition information page.
Does St. Mary’s School award financial aid?
Need-based financial assistance is available on a limited basis for students in Kindergarten through Fifth Grade with application to be made by March 15 through FACTS Grant & Aid Assessment. Also, qualifying parents with three or more children attending St. Mary’s may apply for a multiple student discount. In addition, members of St. Mary’s Episcopal Church may qualify for assistance.
Is there a religious requirement to attend St. Mary's?
We welcome students and families of all denominations and faiths.
Do you offer a military discount?
Yes! We are proud to offer a military discount to children of active-duty servicemen and women. The discount is 10% for the first year of enrollment, 15% for the second year of enrollment, and 20% for the third year of enrollment (and beyond).