St. Mary's Catholic Grade School. We have educated children living in Woodford County; Metamora, Germantown Hills, Washburn, Eureka, and Roanoke areas for over 135 years.
St. Marys School
St. Mary's Grade School
400 West Chatham
Metamora, IL 61548
tel: 309-367-2528 ● fax: 309-367-2169
St. Marys School

At St. Mary's School we believe that every child should have access to a Christ-centered education.  We strive to provide superior academic and spiritual formation for our students while also working to keep tuition costs as low as possible.  We are able to carry out our mission through the generosity of our wonderful parish and private donors.  

Tuition Rates

2022-2023 School Year


Full Time Enrollment:      $4600

Part Time Enrollment:      $3450

K-8 Rates


$3750 for one child

$5250 for two children

$6350 for three children

+$1000 per child greater than 3



$4400 for one child

$5900 for two children

$7000 for three children

+$1650 per child greater than 3

*This rate is for families/students who are members of St. Mary's Metamora or St. Mary's Lourdes parish. Parishioner rate is lower to reflect the weekly financial gift that parishioners make to the Church, which in turn supports the cost of operating the school.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

The estimated annual cost of educating a child at St.Mary's is $7989+ per child. This tuition is one to the lowest tuition cost out of the thirteen Catholic schools in the Peoria region.   No child will be turned away due to ability to pay.  If finances are a concern, we would like to meet with you to confidentially discuss. Please talk to the parish priest or the school principal. 

We are pleased to offer FACTS Payment Plans and Grant & Aid Financial Needs Assessment on the same site, click here to access:  St. Mary's FACTS