St Mary's Primary School is a Maintained Primary School and enrols both boys and girls. The school was founded in 1875 however in June 2010 pupils and staff moved out of the old school building and into a new state of the art school, provided through the PPP initiative. The age range of pupils is 4 to 11.
A 26 place Nursery opened at St Mary's in November 2003.
Education and Library Board
The school is in the North Eastern Education and Library Board [N.E.E.L.B.] area whose headquarters are at
The Board's main responsibilities are towards the school curriculum and the school's general maintenance and its overall financial status.
Council for Catholic Maintained Schools [C.C.M.S.]
The C.C.M.S. is the employer of the teaching staff in the school and offers advice and assistance through its Education Advisers in a wide range of areas. The C.C.M.S. headquarters is based at
under the Chief Executive, Mr Donal Flanagan.
The local Diocesan Education Office [Down & Connor] is based at
193-195 Donegal St., Belfast, BT1 2FL and advises on administrative matters.
Mrs Susan Sullivan is the Senior Management Officer.