Learn. Love. Lead.

Inspiring curiosity, kindness, and dignity
in a caring Christian community.
Smiling teacher in classroom with students.


Learning is a lifelong journey. We strive to create a supportive and engaging environment where students can develop their academic skills and knowledge. We also encourage our students to be curious and to ask questions, as we believe that this is essential for their development and growth.

Smiling classroom students


Love is the foundation of a strong and healthy community. We create a school environment where students feel loved and respected, and where they feel safe to take risks and to grow. We also teach our students about the importance of loving themselves and others, and we encourage them to be kind and compassionate members of our community.

Students in the Media Center


Every one of our students has the potential to lead with dignity. We provide them with opportunities to develop their leadership skills and we encourage them to use their talents and gifts to make a difference in the world. We also teach our students about the importance of social responsibility, and we encourage them to be active and engaged citizens.

Learn Smiling teacher in classroom with students.
Love Smiling classroom students
LEAD Students in the Media Center


Whether you join us in Pre-K, 3rd, or 6th grade, every student receives individualized attention in a nurturing environment. You'll find a welcoming, supportive community that's personally invested in your child's success and prepared to guide students to and through their next challenge.

Primary PK-2

Intermediate division (3-5)

Middle school (6-8)


Qualities of a Saint

Our emphasis is to provide intellectual and personal growth for students in a caring Christian environment. The result is a student who is empowered, compassionate, ethical, confident and resilient.
Empoweredwith a well-rounded foundation rooted in academic excellence, our Saints are primed for lifelong learning through effective collaboration and communication.
Compassionateto all and guided by Episcopalian values, our Saints treat others with kindness, dignity, and respect.
Ethicalin their deeds, our Saints act responsibly and exhibit integrity.
Confidentthrough experiences, our Saints are ready to lead using wisdom, humility, and good judgment.
Resilientwhen facing difficulties, our Saints persevere with grace and grit and are eager to meet the next challenge.

Meet Our Community

Faculty Spotlight

Administrator Spotlight

Alumni Spotlight

Family Spotlight

Facts and Figures

St. Mary's is a co-educational, independent school serving Pre-Kindergarten through 8th grade, and is fully accredited by the Florida Council of Independent Schools and the Southern Association of Independent Schools. Most students live within the sunny South Tampa area. The school is housed in a two-story building consisting of 33 classrooms, a health room, two science labs, three art rooms, two music rooms, a video production studio, two STEM labs, eight administrative offices, conference rooms, a faculty work area, and a media center containing more than 15,000 volumes. Additionally, the presence of a specialized outdoor classroom significantly enriches the learning experience, offering a dynamic and immersive environment that stimulates engagement and discovery.


Student-Teacher Ratio


Students On Campus


After School Care Available

Hear From Our Students



We believe that the voices and perspectives of our students are essential to understanding the true spirit of our school community. That's why we invite you to "hear from our students" and learn more about their experiences here at our school. Our students are the heart and soul of our institution, and their stories and insights offer a unique glimpse into the joys and challenges of attending our school.

Why St. Mary's?



When you visit our campus, you can expect a warm and welcoming environment where students are encouraged to thrive academically, socially, and emotionally. Our dedicated faculty and staff are committed to providing a challenging and supportive learning experience that emphasizes character development, service, and community involvement. At St. Mary's, we prioritize the well-being of our students and foster a culture of inclusivity and respect. We invite you to explore our website to learn more about our programs, facilities, and community, and we look forward to welcoming you to our campus soon.




With our experienced and dedicated faculty, state-of-the-art facilities, and diverse student community, St. Mary's Episcopal Day School offers a welcoming and supportive environment for your academic and personal development. From our comprehensive curriculum and innovative programs to our extensive extracurricular activities and community service opportunities, there's something for everyone.


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