Preschool with a purpose in Mansfield, Ohio

Small classes. Big results.

The first years of development can shape your child’s future. That’s why at St. Mary Preschool, we offer a structured program that meets the individual and developmental needs of each child with a focus on the safety, education, and character.

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Our Environment

We offer a Christ-centered, loving, nurturing, and safe environment in which children can thrive and grow in all areas of development.

Contact Us

Location: 1630 Ashland Rd. • Mansfield, Ohio 44905

Phone: 419.589.2114

Email: brubaker.christa@mansfieldstmarymail.org

Office Hours:
Summer –  Monday-Friday 8am-1pm
School Year – Monday-Friday 7:30am-3:30pm

LEARN BY DOING

At St. Mary Preschool, children engage in  hands-on activities and learning centers to enhance spiritual, physical, cognitive, emotional, and social growth.

Curriculum

St. Mary Preschool and Pre-K/Kindergarten readiness programs follow the state of Ohio Early Learning standards including the following domains: Spiritual, Cognitive, Language, Literacy, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Social/Emotional, Physical, and the Arts.

Children participate in age appropriate teacher and/or self-directed activities in the following areas: literature, science/discovery, math, pre-reading, writing, dramatic play, music and movement, social and emotional skill building, fine and large motor development. Physical Education, Music, and study trips are a regular part of the curriculum, which prepares each child for a confident start to kindergarten.

Mission

Our Mission

Shaping the mind, body, and spirit of tomorrow’s leaders.

A Word

From Our Principal 

Mrs. Karen Gadsil

Meet the Teacher

My name is Karen Godsil. I am in my 24th year of teaching at St. Mary School. I teach Preschool, Pre-Kindergarten, and Music to grades Pre-K through Eighth. My husband, Matt and I have been married 37 years. Matt is in his 37th year of teaching Art at Madison High School where he also coached football and wrestling. We have three children who all graduated from Madison; Mike, Lauren, and Andrea. Mike and his wife Nikki, have three daughters and one son. Lauren and her husband, Tim, have a son and a daughter. They all live in Virginia. Our youngest daughter, Andrea and her husband, Anthony, have a baby boy. They live and work here in Mansfield. It has been a blessing to work at St. Mary with such a compassionate and excellent Faculty and Staff. How wonderful it is to work in an environment in which the love and teachings of Christ are shared with our students. We truly are a Family here at St. Mary School.

Safety

Education

Character

Spirituality

Get In Touch

Location: 1630 Ashland Rd. • Mansfield, Ohio 44905

Phone: 419.589.2114

Email: brubaker.christa@mansfieldstmarymail.org

Office Hours:
Summer –  Monday-Friday 8am-1pm
School Year – Monday-Friday 7:30am-3:30pm