Admission Process


    Welcome and “Thank you” for considering St. Mary’s School in Ballston Spa for the education of your child.


    We strive to provide a caring and nurturing atmosphere for the children entrusted to our care. The community of St. Mary's School is an extension of St. Mary's Parish and one of the Catholic Elementary Schools within the Diocese of Albany. In our programs, we endeavor to impart the principles to act both critically and creatively within our society by encouraging social awareness, truthful communication and responsible decision-making.  Our mission is to provide a quality Catholic education guided by the Gospel's spirit of love within an atmosphere of academic excellence that nurtures the growth in holiness and wholeness for each child.


    Our Admissions Process:


    STEP #1 - Please complete our Inquiry/Request Information Form:  Inquire/Request Info Form. Completion of this form will connect you with a member of our Admissions Team who can provide details about available programs and schedule you for a visit to our school.


    STEP #2 - After your visit is complete, the online application may be completed here: St. Mary's Application .  There is a $25 fee for each submitted application.


    Applications are accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis. After notification of acceptance, families will be given information about the remaining steps to complete the registration.


    If you have questions about the Admissions Process, please contact our Admissions Team by email ( or call our school office (518-885-7300).



    Mr. Allen A. Hills, Jr.