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St Mary School

Private | PK-6 | 380 students


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Situated in an urban neighborhood. The median home value is $132,000. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $700.

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Posted September 22, 2014

St. Mary is a great school especially 6th grade. The teacher in 6th grade well prepare you for middle school. I should now because I am in middle school right now and 6th grade at St. Mary helped me a lot to prepare for middle school.

Posted February 8, 2014

St Marys is a wonder full school. The teachers, staff and principle are all very involved and willing to help. Academic standards are above and beyond. The encouragement of faith and family is great. Students are well prepared. Our family loves st Marys and we are so great full we were able to give our children the opportunity to attend here.
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Posted January 2, 2013

we have had great experience at this school. The children leave grade school well prepared for mifddle school.
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Posted March 24, 2012

This school has a major lack of good leadership with its principal. The teachers reflect such lack of guidance. This school condones bad behavior on the part of staff, students, and parents. The more money you give to their school the more they look the other way when bad behavior occurs. My son was repeatedly bullied by a much older child and nothing was done regarding that child because he parents were big sponsors. I subsequently pulled my child out of this school do to this and I would encourage parents to be mindful before registering your child in this school. I also did not like that there was no staff that was properly trained to handle medical issues, and they keep a dog on campus at school. If you child has allergies or asthma the dog poses a huge concern. Thank you
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Posted August 23, 2010

If you are relocating to our area, and looking for a great school for your child, this is it. Lots of parent involvement, great kids, great teachers...I could go on and on. We love St. Marys!
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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 92% 78%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 5% 2%
Two or more races 2% 2%
Black 1% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 12%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Hispanic 0% 4%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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2001 South 5th Avenue
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
Phone: (605) 334-9881


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