Student Quotes

  • "St. Mary's School is phenomenal because everybody is friendly and they care about each other. St. Mary's is awesome because we learn, we play, and you have fun activities to do like research reports and go to math club and reading buddies."
    4th grade Student

  • "I love St. Mary's because Jesus is in my heart. I learn how to read. I meet new friends and the teachers care about me."
    Kindergarten Student

  • "We get one to one attention. We learn to never give up, we always try our best."
    2/3 Multiage Student


  • Knights of Columbus weekly Monday Night BINGO at 7:00PM!

Welcome to the 2015-2016 School Year
at St. Mary’s School!

The Place With A Heart   |   A Family of Faith   |   Our Light For The Future

Since 1930, St. Mary’s School has strived to maintain a friendly, family atmosphere. 

Our Philosophy is to…

  • Create and cultivate an environment in which the Faith Life of its students might be strengthened, supported, and nurtured.

  • Provide an excellent academic program under a dedicated qualified staff, surrounded by an atmosphere of faith where learning is characterized by understanding, sensitivity, and fairness.

Friends. Family. Learning. Faith.

St. Mary's News:

Simple Machines in Science

Jan 21, 2016

The 6th grade has been learning about simple machine in science. For the past week, students have been building Rube Goldberg machines, learning about problem solving skills to accomplish simple tasks.

Canton Knights Coats for Children Donation

Jan 15, 2016

The Canton Knights of Columbus, Sarto Council 1059 has donated warm coats to St. Mary's School, Canton. This is the second year that they have provided warm coats for the children through their "Coats for Children Program". Thank you, Knights of Columbus!

Wilson Bickford Oil Painting Class

Jan 12, 2016

4th-6th grade students enjoying a Wilson Bickford Oil Painting Class at St. Mary's School.

1844 House Fundraiser 2016

Jan 11, 2016

The 1844 House is hosting a Spring Wine Tasting Dinner February 4, 2016, to benefit St. Mary’s Parish School. Cocktails 5:30p.m. Dinner 6:30 p.m. Dinner $100 per person *50% tax deductible

Twelfth Day of Christmas

Jan 06, 2016

At our Wonderful Wednesday morning celebration, we celebrated the Twelfth Day of Christmas. It commemorates the Wise Men who came from afar to worship Jesus.

Students of the Week - Jan 4

Jan 06, 2016

Congratulations to these students!

Because We Care

Dec 03, 2015

RESOURCE: Contact information if you have a complaint of suspected misconduct involving diocesan clergy, religious, employees or volunteers.

Christmas Wreath Sale 2015

Dec 02, 2015

St. Mary's Church and School are taking orders for fresh, green Christmas Wreaths. A percentage of the profits will go directly to St. Mary's School, Canton. These traditional wreaths are handcrafted from carefully selected and locally grown greens. The wreaths are accented with pinecones and trimmed with a beautiful, soft, velvet bow. Holly berries may be added.
Order your wreath today!

December Newsletter

Dec 02, 2015

St. Mary's December 2015 Newsletter

Jodie Blackshaw Workshop Video

Dec 02, 2015

This is the video recording of the workshop with award winning composer/music educator, Jodie Blackshaw, from New South Wales, Australia. Enjoy!

2nd/3rd Grade - Saints Came Marching In

Dec 02, 2015

The Saints Came Marching In to St. Mary's School, Canton this week. The Mulitage 2nd/3rd grade class presented their favorite saint to the school body during Monday Morning Prayer Service.

Developmental Disabilities Awareness Program Presentation

Dec 02, 2015

Laurie and Jim along with their life size puppets, presented an educational program to the Pre-K through grade 4 students at St. Mary's School, Canton, NY.

The Developmental Disabilities Awareness Program works towards the goal of facilitating an understanding and acceptance of people with developmental disabilities. The dialogue in the presentation discusses the causes and effects of disabilities such as intellectual and learning disabilities, autism, and cerebral palsy.

Veteran's Day Assembly

Dec 02, 2015

St. Mary's School, Canton honored the Veterans at a school assembly. The Sixth grade class recited the poem, "Flanders's Field." The students made cards and Christmas decorations for our adopt a platoon.

6th Grade - Seven Wonders of the Ancient World

Dec 02, 2015

6th Grade - Seven Wonders of the Ancient World

Contact SMS

(315) 386-3572

2 Powers Street
Canton, NY 13617