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!

Absences & Tardiness


State law requires that each student who is returning from an absence from school bring a written excuse signed by a parent/guardian. The school nurse must see that the note contains these parts: the date(s) of absence, reason for absence, the parent's signature and the date signed by the parent.

According to New York State law, the only excused absences from school are for reasons of personal sickness, sickness or death of immediate family members, religious observance, required by court appearance, dentist or doctor appointments, music lessons, approved college visits, impassable roads, weather or quarantine. Other types of absences are recorded in the school registers as unexcused absences.



If a student arrives at school after 8:00 AM, that person is considered as tardy and must report to the office near the library before going to the homeroom. the student is to have a written excuse signed by a parent/guardian at this time. If the parent/guardian delivers the child in person, that adult will record this event in a special book that is kept in the office. The receptionist will also record this infomation in the office log.


Contact SMS

(315) 386-3572

2 Powers Street
Canton, NY 13617