St. Mary's Elementary School is an educational institution that serves students in pre-kindergarten through grade five. It maintains a library, playground and several classrooms. It conducts religion classes and participates in children's liturgy programs. St. Mary's Elementary School offers classes in art, music, physical education and Spanish. The school conducts teacher conferences and organizes school parties and entertainment activities. It additionally participates in various community service projects. St. Mary's Elementary School offers remedial, speech and learning disability classes. In addition, the school maintains a book club for children and is a part of the Joplin Area Catholic School System, which maintains elementary, middle and high schools.