Welcome to St Mary's Catholic School, Bowen
Assuring, Awesome, Ambitious
Discover a school that nurtures individual gifts and talents, enhancing learning opportunities and encouraging students to reach their full potential. With small class sizes and student-centred learning, St Mary’s Catholic School students are supported to be their assuring, awesome and ambitious selves.
Prep to Year 6 | co-educational | 150+ students
St Mary’s Catholic School is vibrant community, committed to creating positive, faith-filled, enriching experiences for our students and families.
Arrange a tour of our school campus, and experience what our school can offer your child.
Why choose a Catholic school?
Choosing a school is an important decision for your child and your family. With a strong focus on student wellbeing, inclusion and excellence in all pursuits, our school community is vibrant, proud and highly regarded within the wider community.
Catholic school students:
- experience belonging — We believe the best way for students to get the most out of their schooling is to feel connected to their peers, their teacher and their school community.
- experience opportunity — With access to excellent resources and expert teachers, we create real opportunities for students.
- experience the dedication — Our Catholic school teachers are dedicated to delivering the best faith-based educational experience to every student.
- experience our difference — Catholic schools focus on the whole child, encouraging growth in all aspects of a well-rounded education including social, spiritual, cultural, environmental, sporting, creative and academic.
- experience their best — Every student's 'best' is different, and we work collaboratively with parents to help students realise their potential.
A proud ongoing tradition
Established in 1872, St Mary’s was the first Catholic school in the Townsville Diocese. Today, as the only Catholic primary school in Bowen, St Mary’s continues a proud ongoing tradition of serving the Bowen community.
Today, St Mary's Catholic School has established a reputation for academic excellence and achievement in sports, arts and service. What we are most proud of is the compassion and kindness we see in our students.Read More