FAQ’s

Q. What is the average class size/teacher ratio and how big is your school?

A.  Early Childhood has 20students with 2 teachers per class.   1st through 6th grades have approximately 20 students per class. Our capacity is 250.

Q. When is the school in session?

A. St. Mary of the Purification Catholic School generally starts in mid-August and goes through the end of May of the following year.  We begin each school day at 8:00 a.m. and end at 3:00 p.m.

Q.  Do you offer after school care?

A.  Yes, St. Mary’s offers an Extended Care Program to enrolled students. The program follows the school calendar year.  The hours of operation are from 3:30 pm until 6:30 pm.

Q.  Are siblings and parishioners given preference in the admission process?

A.  No preference is given in the admissions process.  First come, first serve. However, scholarship opportunities are available to newly enrolled families.

Q.  Do you have a waiting list?

A.  At this time there is no waiting list; however,  spots quickly fill, the earlier the registration is done, the better.