in St. Marys
strong academic and technological initiatives and a commitment
to students and community, the St.
Marys Area School District gives the highest quality
education for their students future.
St. Marys Area School District believes strongly in preparing
students for life and has implemented a technology initiative
that has a student-computer ratio of 3.4 to 1. The District has
also implemented "Career Pathways for All Students"
(CPAS), which gives all students the opportunity to learn more
extensively about careers.
Marys Area High School
Marys Area Middle School
St. Marys Street Elementary
Fox Township Elementary
Bennets Valley Elementary
ratio: 14.2 to 1
District operating budget: $19 million
9 - 12:
Elk County Catholic High School
St. Marys Catholic Middle School
Preschool - Grade 5
St. Marys Catholic Elementary School
ratio: 16 to 1
High School provides a variety of extracurricular activities including
19 varsity sports, 21 different clubs or activities, and many
musical activities including Marching Band and Show Choir. Both
the middle school and the elementary school also provide a number
of activities including intramural sports.
Marys is also served by the St.
Marys Catholic Elementary & Middle School System
Elk County Catholic High School. Both schools are
fully accredited with certified teachers.
education provides a low-cost, faith/values centered educational
alternative with tuition assistance for families in need. Students
of other faiths are welcome. Hallmarks of the schools include
high academic standards and fair, enforced discipline codes.
post-secondary education in the region is offered by institutions
such as Duquesne, Gannon, Mercyhurst, St. Bonaventure, and St.
Additional educational opportunities are available
throurgh the Community Education Council of Elk and Cameron Counties,
located in downtown of St. Marys. This organization serves as
the hub for a number of post-secondary training institutions offering
credit and non-credit courses. The CEC houses four classrooms,
two computer labs, one CAD lab, one video conferencing room and
a conference room.