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St. Marys Elementary

Welcome to St. Marys Elementary
Home of the SMES Sharks

We would like to take this opportunity to welcome you to the 2021-22  school yearSt. Marys Elementary School (SMES) continues to out-perform the state and RESA district on end of the year assessments. We are dedicated to upholding that tradition and will continue to meet the needs of students through a variety of strategies and scheduling options. We are extremely excited about working with each of you and your children to provide the best educational experience possible. We are committed to fulfill our school's mission of preparing all of our students to become lifelong learners and positive contributors to society. SMES teachers and staff work diligently to plan effective instruction to help students acquire the skills needed to achieve mastery of the Georgia Standards of Excellence (GSE). Enrichment opportunities in the arts, technology, STEM civic organizations and health and fitness contribute to the "whole child".

We believe parental involvement is crucial to success. Working together, we can create a team of support for each of our students. Please feel free to call us at any time if you have questions or concerns. We look forward to working with you in the upcoming school year.

Dr. Robert Narvell and the Faculty and Staff of SMES

 Three Sharks

St. Marys Sharks Always Remember to:
Be Respectful
Be Responsible
and Be Safe


St. Marys Elementary School
600 Osborne St.
St. Marys, GA 31558
Phone: 912-882-4839
Fax: 912-882-9200

School Hours:
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
(Student dismissal starts at 3:15 for car riders, walkers and bike riders)
Doors Open at 8:00 AM
Extended Day Care Available 6:30 AM -8:30 AM & 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Dr. Robert Narvell

Mrs. Melissa Halstead  
Teaching and Learning Specialist

Ms. Shelby McCaskill
School Counselor


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St. Marys Elementary School Temporary Contract Service Tutor

Temporary positions are available for a tutor with Early Childhood certification or a pass rate in Early Childhood on the GACE. Interested candidates should contact Robert Narvell directly for details 912-882-4839 or rnarvell@camden.k12.ga.us. 

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