THE FIRST STEP TO FUTURE SUCCESS
Let the Journey Begin
St. Mary of Gostyn School is a private, Catholic school located in Downers Grove, Illinois offering 3 and 4Yr. Old Preschool, Full-Day 4 Yr. Old PreKindergarten and Kindergarten through 8th Grade. St. Mary of Gostyn School will equip your child with the foundational tools they need to succeed in high school, postsecondary education, career and beyond. Our team of dedicated and motivating teachers will nurture their curiosity and cultivate a lifelong love of learning.
ST. MARY OF GOSTYN
Our School Mission
We, the St. Mary of Gostyn Catholic School Community, are rooted in faith, empowered by knowledge, and inspired to serve. The faculty, staff, and parents form a unique partnership in carrying out this mission of teaching the message of Jesus by celebrating meaningful liturgies, providing opportunities for service within the community, and passing on the beliefs and traditions of our faith.
A Place to Learn, Grow & Thrive
At SMG, your child will experience a Catholic culture that includes daily prayer, religion class and weekly Mass, as well as a challenging curriculum that gives them the opportunity to excel academically, develop confidence and a strong sense of self, build personal relationships, and serve others. Our students are both challenged and supported by passionate teachers and support staff each and every day so that when they graduate of St. Mary of Gostyn School they will:
What We Believe
Parents are the primary educators of their children.
Every child has God-given abilities, talents and needs.
Parents and School partner together to create an environment that meets each child’s specific needs.
A Catholic school should help each child develop a personal relationship with God by offering daily religious education instruction, weekly Mass, holy day liturgies, reception of the sacraments and other Catholic prayer and worship traditions.
Schools should provide a curriculum that gives each child a chance to excel academically, develop confidence and a strong sense of self, build personal relationships, and serve others.