School Information


St. Mary Elementary is part of Bishop O'Gorman Catholic Schools, a unified Catholic school system that serves the Sioux Falls community. Located at 2000 S. 4th Ave, St. Mary Elementary is nestled in the McKennan Park neighborhood near both Avera Hospital and Sanford Hospital.

Contact Information: St. Mary Elementary, 2000 S. 4th Ave., Sioux Falls, SD 57105 (605) 334-9881
Principal: Michelle Shields
Secretary: Julie Fischer
Enrollment: Enrollment information is available through the school office or by contacting the Admissions Coordinator at 575-3358 or at
School Hours: 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Before School Care: 7:00 am – 8:00 am                                                                                             
After School Care: 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Principal's Message

Welcome to St. Mary Elementary, a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence, where our mission is “…to form a community of faith and learning by promoting a Catholic way of life through Gospel values and academic excellence.”  We proudly serve students from across the city by providing a faith filled environment with a rigorous curriculum.

As we partner with parents and St. Mary parish to help each child reach their potential, we infuse faith into all of our curriculum and activities. We embrace our students' unique qualities and empower them to be leaders within our community.  We would love for your family become a part of our family!

If you would like more information about our school or would like to set up a tour, please call the school office at 605-334-9881 or our Admissions Coordinator at 605-575-3358.



Michelle Shields

“Stand up for what is right, even if it costs you your life.

The Lord God will be fighting on your side.” Sirach 4:28