St. Mary Catholic School, Elgin

St. Mary School is a Catholic School serving students from Preschool through 8th grade in Elgin, IL. We welcome students of any faith to join our family.

We have tuition assistance available as well as scholarships. We look forward to meeting you!

Operating as usual


Want to help the school but don't know how. Every little bit will help with Christmas in July. The links below are the ones embedded in the photo. We have added them here for your convenience


St. Mary Auction Site:

Won't you please help the school get off to a great start this year with a small donation.

Want to help the school but don't know how. Every little bit will help with Christmas in July. The links below are the ones embedded in the photo. We have added them here for your convenience


St. Mary Auction Site:

Won't you please help the school get off to a great start this year with a small donation.


St Mary School Veterans Day 2020

Please Enjoy the St. Mary School Students celebrating Veteran's Day virtually. Here is the link:

St. Mary's 4th Annual Veteran's Day Celebration


Casey Jones Distillery


πŸ“’ Arlon Casey Jones and Peg Hays need your help with making our biggest FREE SANITZER giveaway even bigger! We have had such a tremendous response from schools all across the nation that we are extending our giveaway through the entire month of August!!! ❀️ We will be donating 10 cases of our sanitizer to schools all over the US for each 1000 shares on this post through the end of the month! πŸ‘

To nominate your school please do the following:

β–ͺ️ In the comments tag a principal, administrator, or teacher
β–ͺ️ Also provide the name, city, and state of the school
β–ͺ️ Like our page
β–ͺ️ Share this post on your feed and ask others to do the same

🍎 Each comment is a chance for your school to win a case of FREE sanitizer! Share with friends, family, parents, and teachers and ask them to tag your school as well! βœ”οΈ

⏰ Schools are opening up right around the corner. We want to giveaway as much FREE sanitizer to as many schools as possible, so let's get those nominations in by August 31st! ⚑

πŸ˜‡ Thanks to your continued support, you have made this giveaway possible! As a reminder, educators always enjoy 5% off by using the code "EDUCATE5" at our website:

As announced on Facebook Live, our first 10 winners are:

Bellevue Middle School
Nashville, TN
Nominated by June Anderson Stevens

Riverdale Elementary School
Courtland, VA
Nominated by April Lane

Fort Sam Elementary School
San Antonio, TX
Nominated by Jennifer Griffin

Westminster Christian Academy,
Lafayette, LA
Nominated by Laurie K. Laundry

Warner Christian Academy
Daytona Beach, FL
Nominated by Kristen Gregor

Eagle's Nest
Roberta, GA
Nominated by Denise Duhon Whitehead

Cumberland Trace Elementary
Bowling Green, KY
Nominated by Ashley Webb Barnes

McKissick Academy of Science and Technology
Easley, SC
Nominated by Kim King

Georgia School for Innovation and the Classics
Hephzibah, GA
Nominated by Jean Vaught

Scott County School District 1
Austin, IN
Nominated by MaryRose Wright


Here are our Summer Office Hours. β˜€οΈ We will be open again next week by apointment only. Have a great week!


Today marks the last day of school! πŸ™Œ
A HUGE thank you goes out to all of our teachers, staff, parents, and students for making e-learning within our community such a success. This is not how any of us anticipated ending the school year, but with the unwavering support of all, we did it and we did it well.
On this last day, let us honor and congratulate the 2020 Graduates of St. Mary Catholic School. πŸŽ“ May the future shine brightly upon each and every one of you and all of your future endeavors!
God bless everyone and have a WONDERFUL Summer! β˜€οΈ



HOW SWEET it is to be taught by you! 🍫🍷
St. Mary students have special relationships with their teachers. During these times we have seen it more than ever. It warms this parents heart to know that they have been leaning on each other to get through the distance ❀
All teachers will receive a bottle of wine and chocolates in their goodie baskets from the Home and School Association as a thank you to our teachers for being so sweet!


Teacher Appreciation- Day 4
πŸ‘πŸ½πŸ‘πŸ½πŸ‘πŸ½ HANDS DOWN! St. Mary has the best teachers around πŸ’™ Let's give them a round of applause! Keep sending those thank you notes to your teachers on your desk when picking up supplies or via email. (Don't forget your P.E., Music and Tech teachers πŸ˜‰)
Today each teacher will receive hand soap and hand lotion in their goodie baskets from the Home and School Association. Thank you teachers! πŸ‘πŸ½πŸ‘πŸ½πŸ‘πŸ½


Teacher Appreciation- Day 3
Thank you teachers for all you do and continue to do for our students. Here's a little treat to express our gratitude. Each teacher will receive a Dunkin Donuts gift card in their goodie basket for their favorite pick me up. Courtesy of the Home and School Association. Thanks Teachers β˜•πŸ’•



Our St. Mary teachers always go above and beyond for their students. So a BIG round of thanks are due πŸ‘πŸ½ πŸ’™ πŸ‘πŸ½ πŸ’™ πŸ‘πŸ½



A million THANKS πŸ’• to our TEACHERS for always keeping us on TARGET 🎯 Each teacher will receive a gift card in their goodie basket from Home and School for them to enjoy 😊


St. Mary Parish of Elgin

Good afternoon,

Much behind the scenes going on to ensure we can provide the Mass to you.

We have tested the set up for live streaming on Facebook, uploaded the video to our webpage:

And also to our Youtube account at:

All Holy Mass will be on private mode and broadcasting live.

Beginning this Friday, March 20th. Daily Mass will be Monday to Saturday at 10 a.m. in English and in Spanish at 10:50am

Sunday: Holy Mass will be live streamed in English at 6:30 am. And in Spanish at 7:15 am.

The recording of the Mass will be posted an hour later onto our webpage. You can watch the Mass at your convenience.

Confessions will be in the church.

In English:

Tuesday. 6:00pm. To 7:00pm. Friday. 12:00pm. To 1:00pm. Saturday. 4:00 to 5:00pm.

In Spanish:

Friday and Saturday from 6pm. at 7pm.

Please adhere to the city ordinances by remembering to limit 10 people in the church. We will have gatekeepers to ensure we don't exceed this.

Please share this information with your contacts.

Please follow and subscribe to both Facebook Youtube pages. This ensures you will see when we are live.

Thank you very much and May God bless us all. 03/19/2020

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Want to advertise your business with us during our Titan Tribute 2020 Fundraiser? Here are the details, thank you in advance for your continued support!

[02/11/20]   "Perk Up" with the Principal at St. Mary School today! Prospective parents can join Mr. Hunt today at 8:15 for coffee and to ask any questions they may have about the school! We look forward to seeing you!


All 6th through 12 graders!!
Mark your calendars for Feb. 16th!


Why should you choose Catholic School? πŸ€” There are many reasons, but here are a dozen of them to get you started. 😁


Our much anticipated Daddy-Daughter Dance 2020 was a blast!πŸ’ƒπŸ•Ί The theme was "Night of the Stars" and the red carpet awaited all of the beauties with their escorts!
Memories were made that will last a lifetime! πŸ€—
Thank you to our Home and School Association for organizing and executing such a wonderful event.


Today's in-house field trip was out of this world! The kids got to see and interact with some pretty amazing animals!!! It was SO much fun!!!


Happy Birthday to our Principal, Mr. Hunt! πŸŽ‚
Enjoy your special day!


The 100th Day of School is a big deal around here!


Today is Bingo Day! The kids had a blast playing this classic, and we think Fr. Chris had fun too!


In celebration of Catholic Schools Week, we have something planned for each day! Yesterday was Movie Day, and our activity today was creating Joey Rosaries! The kids enjoyed being with their buddy classes and having fun! Stay tuned for what we have going on for the rest of the week!


St. Mary Elgin Youth Ministry

Kids did a great job making baby blankets for the TLC Pregnancy Center! We donated over 40 blankets! Thank you to our parishioners who overwhelmed us with fabric donations! God Bless You!


A HUGE thank you goes out to EVERYONE who attended our Open House yesterday!πŸ™ We are happy to report that our school was full of both new faces and current families. Thank you for coming out to learn about our school on a Sunday afternoon, it was a very well-attended event and we are grateful. We are excited to continue walking the path of success within our school, and educating future generations for years to come!
Also, thank you to Original Country Donuts for supporting our school with the BEST donuts!🍩 And a HUGE thank you to all of the faculty, staff, and our Home and School Association who made this day possible. We have such a supportive community at St. Mary Catholic School!❀️


Today is the day! πŸ‘
We hope to see you at our Open House anytime from 10am-2:30pm today!


Happy Birthday Fr. Chris! πŸŽ‰

Wishing our pastor, Father Chris, a blessed and Happy birthday! 01/25/2020

Illinois Invest in Kids Tax Credit Scholarship Program - Empower Illinois

Tax-Credit Scholarship Applications are open! Be sure to fill out your application to see if you qualify. There are 2 different organizations you can apply with: Empower Illinois: and Children's Tuition Fund: Empower Illinois works to improve access to quality education that is the best fit for every child, in every neighborhood.


3rd Grade learned about magnetic force in Science today! 🧲
As you can see, they are not only learning, but thoroughly amused too! Our teachers have quite a niche for keeping students interested and engaged! πŸ‘


Did you know we're on Instagram? πŸ€” Go join over 400 people on our page to see what we're up to! πŸ“Έ


Mr. Hunt is our P.E. Teacher for the day! We truly have a principal that will do whatever it takes!


πŸ“š You are invited to join us THIS SUNDAY from 10AM-2:30PM for our annual Open House. πŸ“šDiscover our classrooms, gym, and state-of-the-art technology facility. Take the opportunity to speak with our Principal, Faculty, Staff, and current students.
Light refreshments will be served, and there is no RSVP necessary.


Today we celebrate and remember the great work and wisdom of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Let us never lose sight of his work in the Civil Rights Movement and what he gave his life to achieve.

Videos (show all)

First Grade Sings After Mass
Here is our first class of the year singing their hearts out at 9AM mass today. 3rd grade did an exceptional job! πŸ‘ Than...
The first day of school is right around the corner! If you have yet to make a decision on where to send your child for t...
Such a beautiful sound. 🎢 Enjoy this video of our 5th graders playing chimes at mass today.



St.Mary's is a Catholic grammar school offering a faith based education for students in Preschool through 8th grade. Non-Catholic students are welcome.



103 S. Gifford St.
Elgin, IL

Opening Hours

Monday 7:30am - 3:30am
Tuesday 7:30am - 3:30am
Wednesday 7:30am - 3:30am
Thursday 7:30am - 3:30pm
Friday 7:30am - 3:30pm
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