Welcome To St Mary's Catholic Model Schools, PH

The motto of this school is Faith, Knowledge and Love.

It was through the brilliant idea of His Lordship, Most Rev. Dr. A.O Makozi, the Catholic Bishop Emeritus of Port Harcourt Diocese, that this pride and noble Catholic High School was established and officially opened on 25th of September 2006 as a Junior Secondary School in response to the New Basic System of Education declared by the Government Federal of Nigeria. St. Mary’s Catholic Model High School is situated at No. 33 Harbour Road Port Harcourt, Rivers State. St. Mary’s Catholic Model High School is a model as its name indicates. The proprietor is His Lordship, Most Rev. Dr. C.A. Etukudoh –Catholic Bishop of Port Harcourt Diocese. Rev. Dr. Monsignor Agu is the Diocesan Education Coordinator while Mrs. Joe Ogolo is the assistant coordinators...

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-A conducive and caring settings put in place to provide children with the right to environment to develop social skills as they interact with other children.

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-The Early nursery classroom offers very young children a unique year of self-development in a tender atmosphere of special understanding respect and support.

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-Here while there is much intellectual stimulation, our emphasis is always on nurture of each child’s uniqueness.

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-At this stage, students are taught how to solve difficult tasks without any assistance and by relating topics that are taught with their immediate environment.

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At the inception, St Mary's Catholic Model High School started with seventy six(76) students and 10 academic staff mainly graduates


St Mary's School has practicallyy all the facilities that bith teachers and students need to achieve effective teaching and learning.

The School has a big thress storey academic building with necessary facilities, well ventilated rooms, digital computer laboratory with internet facilities, well equiped laboratory comprising of Chemistry, Physics, Agric, Biology, Food and Nutrition / Home Economics Laboratories


There is a two storey hostel building with a big dinning hall well equiped. The school has a multi-purpose hall which now servers as a chapel for daily prayers and masses which are the main sources of drawing strength and our spiritual upliftment. The hall also serves as a theatre for social activities, exter ...
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Nigerian Curriculum (Junior and Secondary Category)

Junior Secondary

This stage covers years 7, 8 & 9. All subjects are compulsory at this key stage and they include:

  • English (Language & Literature)
  • French language
  • Basic Science
  • Basic Technology
  • Mathematics
  • Computer Studies
  • Agricultural Science
  • Music
  • Christian Religious Studies
  • Civic Education
  • Business Studies
  • Home Economics
  • Social Studies


  • English Language
  • Literature in English
  • Mathematics
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Further Maths
  • Christian Religious Studies
  • Government
  • Computer Studies
  • Agricultural Science
  • French
  • Geogra ...
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Generally in Nigeria, the school calendar runs from September to July every year. The school year begins in September. Admission process starts before September, specifically during long vacation. The step to step admission process in St Mary's Catholic Model Schools are list below.


This is the first step and it invloves informing the general public of admission into various classes


Upon the notification, the admission form are rolled out for sales. This form could be obtained from the school premises. In the parishes or visit the school website





St Mary's is known for very strict discipline. The teachers and staff are highly trained to be disciplined. This they have passed over to the chil ...
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Why Choose Us

The Vision of St. Mary's Schools is to create a school that is highly regarded for its academic excellence and moral, and for its contribution in actively serving and improving the community in which it operates.
Our Mission is to uphold the moral and academic excellence among boys and girls with a view to building more organized families and morally just society.
St Mary's School of Faith Knowledge and Love. Under the patronage of Mary, the Mother of Christ, St Mary's school adopts - FAITH, KNOWLEDGE AND LOVE, for its motto, both as inspiration and aspiration. We have faith in God and in this divine providence.
In Love, God created us out of nothing. He provides and cares for us, He has blessed us with several gifts and inspires to use our talents to grow and improve ourselves and our society. Our invincible faith and trust in his providence which will never fail us, is our reason for ardent pursuance of knowledge.
Knowledge is power! And we are inspired to seek true knowledge. True knowledge is about God and the universe he created. This is what we aspire to impact on our students at st mary's.
In Love we groom them to care, to have character, to be principled and to have confidence that the truth liberates.
And so, St Mary adopts for its motto, FAITH KNOWLEDGE AND LOVE as our inspiration and aspiration

St Mary Catholic Model High School is a school of Federal Status. The students register for both state and federal examinations. The school accepts candidates from any part of the federation for a balance culture
Hail Great St Mary's Catholic Nursery,
Primary and Secondary Schools!
Hail Nobel brooding home for Nigerian fruitful tomorrow!
Precious mustard seed that is grown into a big tree
We salute you!!!
The child and brain child of
the Lordship of Most Rev. A,O Makozi
Bishop Emeritus of Port Harcourt Diocese,
We cherish you

The sweet dream of Port Harcourt Diocese
which has become a reality, we love you
The unflinching support and fatherly care of the
Proprietor Most Rev Dr. C.A Etokudoh
Catholic Bishop of Port Harcourt Diocese,
We are grateful

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