Accreditation Status of St. Mary School
St. Mary School is a fully accredited educational
institution. The teachers at the school are all licensed by the state of
Wisconsin. St. Mary School has proven compliance with the Wisconsin
Religious and Independent Schools Association (WRISA) educational standards.
All religious and independent schools in Wisconsin that have been in
operation with students for at least two years and meet extensive
eligibility criteria may apply to WRISA for accreditation. St. Mary School
successfully completed an Accreditation Visit by the Archdiocese of
Milwaukee and WRISA in October, 2012. The school was highly praised by
the Accreditation Team.
St. Mary School Mission Statement
St. Mary School is committed to providing an ongoing Catholic Christian
Education Formation Program for the development of the whole child. Together
with the family, the faculty and staff of St. Mary School are called to prepare
the child to learn, to accept, and to internalize his/her responsibility to the
family, Church, community and the world today and in the future.
St. Mary School Philosophy
St. Mary School, as a Catholic Christian community strive to educate the
whole child spiritually, intellectually, emotionally, physically,
socially, and aesthetically. This is achieved in the spirit of
Jesus Christ, the Master Teacher, through example, instruction, and discipline.
Parents are recognized as the primary
educators. Their participation is encouraged in all areas.
Under the guidance of the staff, the
systematic progression of education is carried out. The student is taught
by example to love and respect his/her own dignity as a child of God. The
student is also prepared to make meaningful decisions to face the world
today and tomorrow.
Through varied learning activities and
methods of instruction, St. Mary School provides a curriculum for the
formation of the whole child, rooted in the tradition of the Catholic faith.