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St. Mary School of Elyria


  • Student/Teacher Ratio = 10:1
  • The option of All-Day Preschool
  • 3 year old preschool 2 days a week
  • All-Day Kindergarten
  • Extended Day
  • Busing by Elyria, Midview, Keystone, and Boys/Girls Club
  • Offers CYO sports
  • Extracurriculars
  • Established in 1859
  • Title 1 Services

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Recent News

Cougar Spirit

September 27th was a Spirit Day! The students and teachers wore their 160th anniversary shirts to continue celebrating 160 years of St. Mary School tradition....

Grandfriends Day

On September 13 Grandfriends attended a prayer service with their grandchildren. They then went to the Parish Hall and spent time coloring bookmarks, solving puzzles, and telling jokes. They enjoyed their time...

Remembering September 11

On the morning of September 11, the students and faculty held a prayer service at the flag pole to remember the families and victims of that tragic...

SMS 160th Anniversary

Celebrating the 160th year of Catholic education at St. Mary School at our Parish Festival on August 15th. Thank you parishioners, parents, teachers, and donators for all that you do for St. Mary School! We appreciate your...

Back to School Firsts

First Day of School September 3rd was the first day of school. Everyone was excited to begin the 160th year at SMS! Fr. Charlie started with prayer, the band played the alma mater, and Elyria Catholic cheerleaders clapped each class into the building. It was a day...

Parent Information Night

Thursday August 29 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM It is very important that a parent/guardian for each child be present. The night will begin in the parish hall with Father Charlie welcoming all new families. Important information will be shared so that our 160th school year...

Celebrating 160 Years!

St. Mary School Established 1859 Celebrating 169 years of Catholic School Tradition in Elyria Students enrolled for the 2019-2020 school year have a t-shirt reserved for them commemorating our 160th year. All students should pick up their t-shirt at the Parish...

Saying Goodbye

After the Honors Assembly, the eighth students formed a receiving line. The student body were able to say goodbye, thank you and good luck to the eighth graders as they move on to high...

End of the Year Honors Assembly

The fourth through eighth graders received awards, certificates, and scholarships at the Honors Assembly on Thursday afternoon for their many accomplishments over the school year. Great job...

Upcoming Events

Columbus Day
Oct 14 all-day

No school for students or teachers

Marco’s Pizza Day
Oct 15 all-day
Future Teachers Tutoring
Oct 15 @ 2:30 pm – 3:15 pm
CYO Winter Sports Registration
Oct 15 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Sign up in person in the Parish Hall

BookMobile Gr. 2 & 4
Oct 16 @ 8:45 am – 9:15 am


St. Mary's School

237 4th Street 
Elyria, OH 44035

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Mary Poling, Secretary:
Sharon Urig, Principal:
440-322-2808 Ext: 241

Mission Statement

Saint Mary School follows the examples of our patroness Mary and her Son Jesus Christ by respecting others, fostering spiritual development, striving for academic excellence, and providing service to our community.

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