St. Mary’s Catholic Independent School is a wonderful community in which to learn and grow. Students at our school develop academically, spiritually, and emotionally in an atmosphere that both challenges them and provides extensive leadership opportunities. Almost all our classrooms have Smart Boards and staff engage in currency of practice. St. Mary's Catholic is a vibrant learning community that values parent collaboration. Performing arts, physical fitness, and healthy habits are integrated into our everyday practice.More >>
"Don't move faster than your guardian angel can fly"!   ~Mother Teresa
CONGRATULATIONS St. Mary's School!  For being ranked the #1 academic elementary school in Cranbrook!
East Kootenay Performing Arts Festival Show Case winners:
Of the 30 acts chosen by festival adjucators to present at the Key City Theatre on May 9th, 8 of those acts are students at St. Mary's School. Congratulations to: Keanu Chan, Tasha Rose, Gemma Veldman, the Grade 2 class, Bereket Quinn, Eskedar Quinn, Garron Stuart, and Molly Cain.  
Kindergarten registration is happening now! Don't lose out! We have a fantastic Kindergarten program and we would love to share what we do with you! Please call for a tour, to meet the teacher, or to find out more about our excellent school.
Friday, June 2, 2016: This will be a Professional Development day (no school for student's). This day was not scheduled on our school calendar. The Ministry of Education added 2 additional days to each school calendar in BC, whereby the school would close for the purpose of teachers being able to work on the New BC Curriculum. This is the final day.
Safe Environment Training is mandatory for all volunteers, including all drivers. To register for the next session please contact the school office. 
To register please call the school at 250-426-5017 or email us at stmary@shaw.
We welcomed the Ministry of Education evaluation team to our school on October 2014. We had a thorough evaluation and we are very pleased to report that our school received an outstanding report on our wonderful school. We are proud of the excellent work of our staff.
School Visits and Tours
Families are welcome to visit the school. To request a tour of the school, please contact our school to schedule a date.
 All families are welcome to register children in our After School Program (for students aged 5-11) and onsite licensed Day Care that includes children from 30 months and up. Day Care hours are 8:00AM till 5:30PM daily!

For more information, please contact the school at

(250) 426-5017.