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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 2019-2020  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 and there are many ways that parents can become involved. We invite parents to join our PTO, attend school functions, and volunteer in the school. 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.

Principal 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

School Work Recovery Plan
Camden County Schools worked to create a solution to recover learning time lost due to the school closures in response to Hurricane Dorian. The school calendar will not be changed in response to the need to recover lost instructional time but we are partnering with our teachers to create engaging learning activities to be completed outside of class time by our students.

These learning activities will be sent home electronically by teachers no later than October 7th and students will need to complete the work independently during the window of October 7th- November 15th. Completed assignments will be graded and students will need to complete the assigned work as instructed by their teachers to earn credit. If your child does not have access to online learning at home, please contact your student’s teacher for alternate arrangements.

We have created the attached presentation to explain more about how these assignments are created and how we are prepared to respond in the event of further weather related school closures. Thank you. 

School Work Recovery Plan                       

Returning Students

From the Parent Portal:

   *   Select the student you wish to register along the top.

  *   Click the 'Returning Student Registration 2019-2020' link on the left side navigation menu or the plug icon in the top right .

  *   Agree to the terms and conditions.

  *   Click Begin Forms.

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
Doors Open at 8:00 AM
Extended Day Care Available 6:30 AM -8:30 AM

Dr. Narvell
Dr. Robert Narvell

Dr. Anne Gay
Teaching and Learning Specialist

Mr. Spencer
Mr. Walter Spencer
Guidance Counselor

Student Handbook

Georgia Parent Survey Link

Recent News


The SMES Sharks 2019-2020 Teacher of the Year
Amber Cole


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.