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Saint Mary's Catholic School

1730 Janes Road
Arcata, CA 95521

Phone:
(707) 822-3877

Website:

Philosophy & Approach

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"Students at St. Mary’s Catholic Elementary School become active members of a Christian community who live according to the message of the Gospels and Church Traditions.
Parents, as primary educators, join with faculty and staff in a commitment to educate students by developing their mind, body and spirit through academic programs that stimulate and provide a strong curriculum.
Students become active participants in community outreach and environmental awareness programs that nurture the growth & development of the whole child as caring citizens of the world.

To provide a positive initial school experience.
To provide opportunities through play that are based on the individuals needs, interests and abilities.
To express him/herself with confidence and creativity.
To develop a positive attitude toward self and others.
To provide opportunities for growth socially, physical, intellectually, emotionally, spiritually.
To provide activities that are both self and teacher directed.

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Excerpted from the preschool's website