Join our family at St. Mary’s School!

St. Mary’s School is a Catholic faith-centered K-8 school in Bird Island, Minnesota where faith and academics go hand and hand. Since 1898, St. Mary's Catholic School has provided an environment for students to learn and grow that emphasizes spiritual growth, academic excellence, and community services. We would love to tell you more about our school and give your family a tour!

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What the Students Say…

“I love St. Mary’s School because they teach us about Jesus and all he did for us.”

– 1st-grade student

“The teachers are the best! They make learning fun, even math.”

– 4th-grade student

“Helping our community by service projects with my friends really makes me feel like we are making a difference together.”

– 7th-grade student

The St. Mary’s School Family

One thing we hear from our students, families, and teachers is that St. Mary's School is “like family”.

Our “like family” feeling doesn’t come over night, but with over a century of dedication to academic excellence and a rich spiritual journey that focuses on the faith and values of the Catholic Church.

As part of the St. Mary’s School family, your child will experience a quality learning environment where they can also get to know Christ. Our dedicated and experienced teachers work to design creative lessons that tap each student’s natural curiosity and desire to learn.

St. Mary’s School has made an impact over generations of families. Alumni stretches though the generations from grandparents, to parents, and their children, all here at the same small school.

Smaller class sizes make us feel a little more like home. Friendships are developed easily and can last a lifetime. New students are always welcomed with open arms, but they don’t stay “new” for long!


School News

Get your ticket for our Winter Raffle!

You could WIN an Ice Castle Fish House 🎣 or Golf Cart 🏌️‍♂️. The is our 8th Annual Winter Raffle and we have 5 awesome prizes and only 600 tickets sold! The Raffle will be held on January 14 at 2PM LIVE on Facebook. Hurry and … Read More

Play Island Fundraiser

Back by popular demand! Play Island Preschool will be selling fudge through Walnut Grove Mercantile out of Marshall MN. Orders can be placed online or through any child attending Play Island. All orders will be delivered, … Read More