St Mary's Catholic School - Putaruru

Striving for Excellence in the Marist Tradition

Kiaora Koutou

Haere mai and welcome to St Mary's Catholic School, Putaruru.

STRIVING FOR EXCELLENCE IN THE MARIST TRADITION

St Mary’s Catholic School is a Full Primary catering for Year 0 to Year 8. The school has a rich history associated with the Marist Sisters dating back to 1944. We value the contribution the Marist Sisters have made to St Mary’s. We maintain a close cooperative relationship with St Patrick’s Parish and St Mary’s is part of a Faith Based Kahui ako.


The community is made up of a variety of families from various socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.


Our school roll has a maximum of 193. The school roll comprises approximately of 28% students drawn from the Maori community and with representations from Indian, Pasifika and Filipino communities.