Admission Process

St. Mary IC School is an accredited nonpublic grade school located in Clayton County in the state of Iowa, city of Guttenberg. St. Mary IC School provides quality educational opportunities in a Catholic environment for all students in Preschool through Eighth Grade.

Parents may enroll their children in St. Mary IC School by either contacting the school (563.252.1577) or coming to the school (510 S. 2nd St.) during normal school hours. Inquiries may also be sent to

St. Mary IC welcomes students of all religious beliefs.

Tuition for the 2021-2022 school year is:

Preschool:  $1620
K - 8th Grade:  $1950

As in prior years there are several options for assistance to aide in paying this tuition.
Apply for a Student Tuition Grant from the Archdiocese (Student Tuition Organization)
Apply for a parish grant of up to $725 per student (available to all families of our 3 linked parishes)

All families at or below 300% of the Federal Poverty Rate are expected to complete STO application. Additional local tuition assistance may not be available if STO application is not completed.