Frequently Asked Qustions

Founded in 1907, St. Mary's Catholic School is a fully-accredited, Catholic, coeducational day school serving elementary school and middle school students in grades PreK through 8, located in Lawton, OK.

What are the school hours?

The school day begins at 8:00 am for all students and ends at 3:30 pm for PreK through 2nd Grade and at 3:35 pm for 3rd through 8th Grade.

Students can be dropped of as early 7:00 am and picked up as late as 5:30 pm using our Extended Day Care Program (EDCP).

What grades are offered?

We offer Prekindergarten through 8th grade.

To be enrolled in PreK, students must be 4 years old on or before September 1st of academic year). Students under the age of four by their first birthday will be referred to St. John Lutheran Preschool, conveniently located across the street from St. Mary's Catholic School.

Is the school accredited?

Yes, St. Mary's Catholic School is proud to be accredited by the The Oklahoma Private School Accreditation Commission (OPSAC) under the Oklahoma Conference of Catholic Schools Accreditation Association (OCCSAA). To learn more about OCCSAA, please visit The school is also an active member of the National Catholic Education Association.

Is child care offered before and after the school day?


Yes, students in all grades may stay until 5:30 pm for an additional charge with our Extended Day Care Program (EDCP).

How much is tuition?


Please visit the Tuition & Fees page for this year’s tuition expenses.

Do you offer financial aid?

Financial aid may be available to cover partial or full tuition costs. Please visit the Tuition Assistance page for financial aid opportunities.

Do you accept non-Catholics?

Yes. All faiths are are welcomed and respected. We welcome all who genuinely seek to be a part of the life of our school, in a learning environment based on Catholic faith and values.

Do students wear uniforms?

Yes, all students are required to wear uniforms according to our dress code. For more information and how to purchase student uniforms, please visit the Uniforms page.

I need more information. What should I do?

Submit an inquiry form, email us at, or call us at 580-355-5288 and we will be more than happy to help.