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School Honors

Academic Honors Standards

Honor Roll recognizes the academic achievement of students in grades sixth through eighth. Students are recognized at the end of each quarter at an all-school assembly.

Highest Honors are awarded to students who attain an overall grade percentage of 95.5 with no individual subject grade below an A. First Honors are awarded to a student who attains an overall grade percentage of 92.5-95.4 with no individual subject grade lower than B. Second Honors will be awarded to students who attain an overall grade percentage of 85.5-92.4 with no individual subject grade lower than a C. Subject areas are listed below according to weighted value. 

Weighted Twice: 

  • Religion 
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Math
  • Literature 
  • Language Arts

Weighted Once: 

  • Spanish
  • Music 
  • Technology
  • Art
  • Physical Education 

Any student who receives an in or out of school suspension is ineligible for Honor Roll that quarter.

Students in 4th and 5th grades are recognized quarterly for honors in their classroom. Teachers in the lower elementary grades may have their own academic honor system.

Other Academic and Christian Awards

Most Improved Student Award - this award recognizes students who have shown great growth and achievement in academics each quarter in Kindergarten through 8th grade.

Spirit of Mary Award - Each semester, the classroom teacher recognizes the student (grades 4th-8th) who most exemplifies the traits and qualities of the Blessed Virgin Mary, our school patroness, in the classroom and in school activities.

Most Christian Boy and Girl Award - This award is handed out at the end of the year to one boy and one girl in grades 4th-8th who best exemplifies the traits and qualities of a Catholic Christian.


St Mary's Information

St. Mary's Catholic School is a Pre-Kindergarten through Eighth Grade School of the Archdiocese of Omaha. Our mission is to provide a Catholic education that nurtures students' hearts and minds to become servant leaders in an ever-changing world.

Our philosophy of education is to offer a five-day program to assist families in teaching those truths, skills, and ideals, which are necessary for Christian living. We believe that education must develop the faculties and abilities of the whole child: spiritually, intellectually, physically, and emotionally. To help achieve this, our faculty and staff are an integral part of the formation of Christian community and dedicate themselves to the task of developing Christian citizens.



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