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St Marys School

Private | PK-8 | 246 students

 

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Posted October 15, 2012

St.Mary's School is horrible for kids,they make you wear uncomfortable clothing and they are very mean to the kids. The principal as well the principal is very mean too. That is just a horrible place to send your kids, If you send your child there you would be waisting your money because they teach nothing and when they do they expect you to know it by tomorrow. I don't recomend this school to anybody.


Posted October 9, 2012

St.Marys school is great for education but for the principle and faculty its terrible. A few years ago it was a great school but about 2 years ago they had gotten a new principle, and it seems after that the school went down hill.The principle is disrespectful toward parents and students (the good people) they basically favor some and treat some with disrespect. It seems as the school just got money hungry and lost care in students. I do not recomend this school to anybody .


Posted October 13, 2010

My daughters say they learned more in St. Mary's! They were so ready for high school and now are finished college and one is going for her Master's in teaching and the other is getting ready to apply to Vet School! Thanks St. Mary's!
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Posted October 13, 2010

I went to SMS from the third grade to the eighth grade and I loved it! Awesome teachers and a great place to be a kid but still learn alot! Put me well ahead of my public school peers.


Posted February 23, 2010

Kindergarten has been great. The teacher is one of the best I have ever seen. She manages 32 kids, 3 sets of twins and has complete command of the class room. Her aid is tremedous as well.
—Submitted by a parent


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Ethnicity This school State average
White 94% 51%
Hispanic 4% 22%
Black 1% 16%
Two or more races 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 9%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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25 Pompton Avenue
Pompton Lakes, NJ 07442
Phone: (973) 835-2010

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