Welcome, Friends!

Welcome to the Elk County Catholic School System webpage! The Catholic schools in St. Marys have a rich tradition of providing a first rate Catholic education to all who desire to grow in mind, body, and spirit. Please feel free to browse our website to learn more about what makes ECCSS so special!

Catholic Identity

There are ever-present reminders to our students that God is part of all that we do. Beyond the visible sacramentals of our faith, worship and prayer are part of every school day. Students come to know the person of Jesus Christ by learning and living their faith in action through service. Faith formation is woven into the fabric of a Catholic education.


Like the mission statement states, ECCSS is committed to the highest standards of academic excellence. All three schools are accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, and all teachers are certified. Eight college levels courses and three curriculum tracks are available at the high school. A Career Development Initiative that includes a partnership with area businesses has also been formed to help students discern career and educational paths.

Student Life

Students at the Elk County Catholic School System are presented with many opportunities both inside and outside the classroom. The Crusader sports program is one of the strongest and most respected in the area. Many extracurricular activities are available to students to further develop different aspects of their personalities.

Creative Programs

Our school system offers many opportunities for students to develop their artistic sides. We boast excellent music, art, and drama programs, and our instructors in all three departments are well-versed in their respective areas of expertise. ECCSS also hosts a number of summer camps that are geared toward those students who are drawn to the arts.

Basketball teams advance in D9 playoffs

The boys’ and girls’ Crusader basketball teams both advanced to the semifinal rounds of their respective District IX tournaments. The girls’ squad will now play on Tuesday, February 24 against Venango Catholic at 7:30 p.m. at DuBois Middle School....

2015 Heritage Gala – “Our Little Corner of Paradise”

The 2015 Heritage Gala is right around the corner (Saturday, March 28 to be exact)! Click here to view the details for this year’s event and to find out how you can be eligible to win a trip to beautiful, sunny, and WARM Punta...

Holiday Club Winners – Weeks 13, 14, & 15

Listed below are the Holiday Club winners for weeks 13, 14, and 15: Week 13 Number Name $100 943 Holiday Club $80 623 Susan Anthony $75 266 Dave Bankovic $75 337 Holiday Club $75 670 Jane Gnan $75 244 Jane & Butzie Klaiber   Week 14 Number Name $100 1106 Ali...

Basketball games to be played as scheduled

The D9 basketball playoff games will be played tonight, February 20 as scheduled. The Lady Crusaders will take on DCC at 6 p.m. at Brockway Area High School. The Crusaders will play Union at 8 p.m. at Dubois Area High School. Some other important notes about...

School cancelled/Friday Scrip hours

Schools in the St. Marys Area School District are closed for Friday, February 20. Also, the Scrip Office will be open today from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Boys’ and girls’ basketball playoffs to start Friday

The Crusader boys’ and girls’ varsity basketball teams will open play on Friday, February 20 in the quarterfinal rounds of their respective District IX Class “A” tournaments. The girls will take on DuBois Central Catholic at 6 p.m. in a game to...

Food Show Pictures

Click here to view some of the pictures from the photo booth at the Reinhart Food Show a few weeks ago at the HS/MS!

High school students attend PMEA band Festivals

A number of Elk County Catholic High School students have been selected to attend four different Pennsylvania  Music Educators Association (PMEA) festivals . This weekend, three students will move on to PMEA’s District 2 Regional Band Festival after qualifying at the...

Pass for Cash Winners

The list of winners for the Pass for Cash first 2 games can be found  here.

Wellness Newsletter

Check out the February 2015 Wellness Newsletter: Click  here.

Holiday Club Winners – Weeks 11 & 1

Week 11 Number Name $100 72 Janet Werner $80 32 Marsha Sidioni $75 274 Joe Mullaney $75 767 Laura Anderson $75 815 Holiday Club $75 796 Holiday Club   Week 12 Number Name $100 852 Craig Young $80 415 Tom & Amy Detsch $75 1126 Kevin & Michelle Smith $75...

Our Latest Commercial

Watch our latest commercial highlighting students from the entire Elk County Catholic School System! Be sure to check out the great lyrics reminding us all to… “be seen living for Christ!”

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Elk County Catholic School System

600 Maurus Street, Saint Marys, PA 15857
114 Queens Road, Saint Marys, PA 15857