Mary, Seat of Wisdom

Mary, Seat of Wisdom School offers students a faith-based education steeped in tradition, continually incorporating advances in technology and curricular innovation.

Welcome to Mary, Seat of Wisdom

Welcome to the Mary, Seat of Wisdom School website. Our website gives you a glimpse of daily life at MSW.

Look around. You’ll see that our teachers, administrators, and staff are committed to providing a safe and nurturing learning environment for our students by providing the best learning opportunities.

Our strong Catholic identity is a point of pride. Our mission is to instill in our students the foundation necessary to go out into the world as lifelong learners, with a Christian spirit, well-prepared for high school and for life.

At Mary, Seat of Wisdom School, our goal is to engage the unique intellectual, spiritual and emotional needs of every child.

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MSW’s academic program is extended through a wide variety of extracurricular activities, which include student council, yearbook, athletics, academic bowls, performing arts, and robotic activities.

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Class Curriculum

At Mary, Seat of Wisdom School, learning is a lifelong adventure that is stimulating, rewarding, and fun. MSW nurtures academic excellence by offering a challenging curriculum that meets or exceeds grade level standards.

Strong faith-filled community that builds student/faculty connections and partnerships across grade levels.

Our Classes

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Pre-K &

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Grades 1 - 3

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Grades 4 - 5

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High 6 - 8

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. . . our students with the knowledge, values, and skills which will enable them to become active participants and effective leaders in both the church and world community,” serves as the touchstone for everything we do.

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