Marion’s Catholic Schools
The schools’ philosophy:
Be it known to all who enter here that Christ is the reason for this school, the unseen but ever-present teacher in its classes, the model of the faculty, the inspiration of its students.
St. Mary Elementary School (website)
is dedicated to the gospel message of Jesus Christ. By embracing His teachings, the pastor, administration, faculty, parents, and students serve one another out of love for Jesus Christ. Working together, they develop each child spiritually, academically, physically, and socially, utilizing each individual’s gifts and talents. The school is open to children of all religious beliefs. Along with the academic requirements, gym, art, and music are part of the curriculum. A school lunch is offered on a daily basis. After school, children may join the various sport teams throughout the seasons.
St. Mary school is located behind the church at 274 North Prospect Street. Principal Nicole Sterling and secretary Marilyn Beaver may be reached at 740/382-1607.Visit at 274 North Prospect Street. Enter through the Church parking lot.
For detailed information on classroom activities, a newsletter is provided monthly as an insert in the Sunday church bulletin.
Marion Catholic Junior/Senior Preparatory High School (website)
is a co-educational institution with the goals of providing a superior comprehensive educational program, traditional Catholic teachings adapted to contemporary life, and involvement with the local community.
The “Irish” are involved in competitive sports throughout the different seasons. Sports offered are golf, football, basketball (boys and girls), volleyball (girls), baseball, softball, track, swimming, and cheerleading.
Marion Catholic is fully accredited through the Ohio Catholic School Accrediting Association and through the State of Ohio Department of Education.
The school is located at 1001 Mt. Vernon Avenue in Marion. The principal, Allen Seitter, and secretary, Maryann Villagas, may be reached by calling 740 389-2381.
Tuition assistance is available. Please review the pdf documents at the top of this column.