Established in 1978, St. Mary s Catholic School is a learning center that provides academic instruction to students in pre-kindergarten through grade eight. It provides an academic program that focuses on the development of reading, writing and math skills in lower grades. It additionally offers classes in social studies, art, Spanish, physical education, computer applications, English and science. The school operates a library and media center that offers a collection of books, newspapers, magazines and reference materials to its students. St. Mary s Catholic School offers a variety of sports activities, such as volleyball, basketball, football, tennis, swimming, and track and field. It additionally offers individual and group counseling services. The school is accredited by the Indiana State Board of Education and the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement. St. Mary s Catholic School is located in New Albany, Ind.