School (K-8th Grade)

807 St. Mary Blvd. , Charlotte, Michigan 48813
Office Hours 7:30AM - 4:00PM

Shaping the hearts and minds in the service of Christ!


Our Philosophy

Each student is endowed with their own unique set of God-given gifts and talents. Our certified and dedicated staff works with these gifts and talents to enable students to develop spiritually, academically, and emotionally. We strive to give our children the skills and knowledge necessary for a successful future. At St. Mary School, our purpose is:

· to have Christ as the model of our faculty and inspiration to our students

· to provide an atmosphere of caring for each individual child, creating a sense of family

· to instill a sense of Christian responsibility for our world

· to prepare students through religious and academic curriculum to become actively involved in bringing about God’s Kingdom on Earth

· to guide each student to develop the powers of constructive problem solving, independent reasoning, and acceptance of responsibility

· to encourage parents and teachers to share the privilege and responsibility of Christian   education by witnessing to the faith we profess

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Kids of the Cross

Kids of the Cross

Kids of the Cross is a group formed by St. Mary School students for anyone in Kindergarten through 8th Grade.

FOCUS: Serving others and learning about our Catholic faith.

MEMBERSHIP: Participants commit to daily prayer, weekly Mass, and monthly Confession. 

1. Cherubs ~ Members prior to First Communion or the completion of 2nd grade.
2. Angels ~ Members who have completed First Communion or the 2nd grade. 
3. Saints ~ Advancement from Angel after presenting the life of a saint to the group and earning 100 *stepping stones

Monthly Meetings: Generally the 1st Friday of the month
Meetings focus on the saints, prayer, and Church teaching. The fundamentals of our Catholic faith are tied together with the lives of the saints to demonstrate how ordinary people live their faith in extraordinary ways. 

*Stepping stones are real stones given for each hour of service. They are visible reminders of the sacrifice members make in serve to others and that sacrifice creates a path to saintly life.

Heroes of the Month

Guardian Angels

Feast Day:  October 2

Angel of God 
My guardian dear 
To Whom His love 
Commits me here 
Ever this day 
Be at my side 
To light and guard 
To rule and guide. Amen


Virtue of the Month


The practice of moderation, self-control and self-discipline is essential for developing character.  Temperance guides us in our enjoyment of good things in balanced moderation, never in excess.

"O Lord...Your boundary lines mark out delightful places for me..."  Psalm  16:5-6


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Emergency Drill Requirements

St. Mary School takes seriously its commitment to safety. We adhere to local, state and federal guidelines in relationship to emergency preparation. As a member of the Michigan Catholic Conference, we are also held accountable to other aspects of school facility safety guidelines.

Pursuant to a change in the state law as of July 1, 2014, all schools (public and private) must present a list of scheduled emergency drill requirements to our local county emergency management coordinator, Chief Clark, Eaton County. We are also required to publicly document drills on our website within 30 days of completing each one. These dates will remain on the website for a minimum of three years.

Emergency Drill History


Fire ~ September 9, 2015 at 10:00am

Lock Down ~ September 23 at 10:10am

Fire ~ October 8, 2015 at 10:00am


Fire ~ September 9, 2014 at 3 p.m. 

Fire ~ September 19, 2014 at 10 a.m.

Fire ~ October 21, 2014 at 9:25 a.m.

Fire ~ April 15, 2015 at 2:25 p.m.

Fire ~ April 30, 2015 at 10:30 a.m.

Lock Down ~ September 30, 2014 at 9:30 a.m.

Lock Down ~ February 9, 2015 at 10:00 a.m.

Lock Down ~ March 12, 2015 at 10:30 a.m.

Tornado ~ November 5, 2014 at 10:20 a.m.

Tornado ~ April 16, 2015 at 2:00 p.m.