Founded in 1849, St. Mary School in Canandaigua is a Catholic educational institution that serves students in pre-kindergarten through grade eight. It conducts religion education classes. St. Mary School in Canandaigua teaches a variety of subjects, including language arts, mathematics, science, physical education and social studies. The school also offers programs in computers and art. Its physical activities include basketball, soccer, bowling, golf and ice ski. St. Mary School in Canandaigua additionally provides piano, guitar, string and band lessons. The school participates in various competitions, such as National Geographic Geography Bee and Reader's Digest Vocabulary Challenge.