Welcome to St Marys District School

St Marys District School (SMDS) is a rural school, enrolling students from a large catchment area centred around St Marys, including the Fingal Valley and East Coast.  It is a family friendly school that caters for students from Birth through to Grade 12. The school encourages students to set high goals for themselves and to strive for excellence.  It is committed to working with students and their families to achieve the best educational outcomes for all.

Our school is staffed by a committed and talented team of teachers and support staff.  Students will be challenged by their learning and we encourage them to take advantage of the opportunities available to them.  A positive attitude, hard work and perseverance will result in success.

St Marys District School recognises the importance of the partnership between school, parents and the broader community to support student learning, engagement and wellbeing. We share a commitment to, and a responsibility for, ensuring inclusive, safe and orderly environments for children and young people.

Our practice is driven by our school values: Growth, Aspiration, Courage and Respect. These values underpin the expectations of all members of the school community. We respect the diversity of individuals in our school community and value the shared responsibilities of all members in building a safe and respectful school community.



We trust that your association with the school will be friendly and rewarding.  A strong home school partnership is a key attribute of a successful school.  There are many ways parents can be involved at SMDS:


All are valuable and can make a difference to the lives of young people.