We seek families who appreciate the benefit of a challenging, Christ-centered education.

What makes a St. Mary’s Education Different?

St. Mary’s School offers an innovative pre-school through 8th grade education that integrates arts, math, and science. Small class settings foster a culture of joy, support, and excellence. Skilled teachers engage each child in an academically challenging environment that promotes imagination, exploration, growth, and achievement.

Principal's Welcome

Welcome to St. Mary's School!

Thank you for taking the time to learn more about us. We are first and foremost a Catholic school rooted in fostering a strong Catholic faith and academic excellence.

Since 1911, with parish support, St. Mary's School has been providing an excellent Catholic education not only to the children of Johnson City but children from all over the surrounding counties. All students, regardless of race, religion or economic situation, are welcome to become part of our school family. Upon entering St. Mary's School, one experiences a Christ-centered environment. Our campus sits right alongside St. Mary's Catholic Church. It is truly a blessing to have our Parish and Parish community so close to help foster our students' faith formation.

St. Mary's School offers a curriculum that fosters the growth of the whole-child: academically, physically, emotionally, and spiritually. We are blessed to offer classroom environments that allow students to be seen, heard, and appreciated. Our students and their families become a part of our school family. We feel truly invested in each child's growth and development, both academically and spiritually.

As we continue growing our school family, our focus is diligently set on providing the very best overall classroom environment possible. Our teaching staff are certified professional educators that continuously strive to seek the full potential of each individual student. We follow the current state standards as well as educational standards set forth by the Diocese of Knoxville. In addition to a strong educational foundation, St. Mary's School offers opportunities for student enrichment through clubs, sports, and an after-school Educational Enhancement Program. A preschool is available to our youngest students. The After-Care Program provides childcare for working parents after school hours.

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Dear St. Mary’s School Family,
First, I want to say “Thank you!”
Thank you all for coming together while working with our teachers and staff during this time of constant change.
This community has been such a blessing of support. love, acceptance, and hope during difficult times. At this time, I wanted to offer some reassurance of where we are at and where we are heading. We are moving through the school year, educating your children, encouraging them to be life-long leaders with compassionate hearts, who model their lives after Jesus, and have a deep commitment to serving others. We are loving your children, laughing with them, and celebrating their successes, while dusting off their scraped knees. We are still right here, teaching them about and modeling for them the ever present and constant love of our Lord.
We are constantly monitoring, modifying and adjusting our measures to keep all of your children, our faculty and staff safe in regard to COVID-19. We are in direct and constant communication with the local health department and infectious disease doctors, who help us respond, address, and surveil the situation on a continual basis.
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