Welcome to St. Mary's

where every student and family is valued and championed

From your first moment on campus, you'll feel the magic that's St. Mary's Episcopal Day School.

You'll see the passion in our devoted faculty and staff.

You'll hear how happy and loved our students are.

You'll experience the depth of our commitment to our mission.

St. Mary's Mission


Inspiring curiosity, kindness, and dignity in a caring Christian community.

the promise we make to families

An unforgettable childhood experience

At St. Mary's Episcopal Day School, we promise to provide:

  • An academically challenging curriculum that prepares each student for success 
  • A renowned  faculty sensitive to the needs and aspirations of every student
  • Well balanced exposure to art, athletics, and co-curricular programs
  • Partnership with families to develop students who will thrive to the best of their ability
  • Community-wide commitment to developing the whole child with a strong foundation for the future
  • Opportunities for students to experience the joy of giving as they learn to support others and be compassionate global citizens
  • Focus on every child being known and celebrated
  • Spiritual foundation and development with a greater understanding and appreciation of other faiths and traditions


Learn about our programs, our people, our passion

Explore our website so you can get to know St. Mary's Episcopal Day school - where students learn and grow at their own pace while savoring the precious moments of childhood and youthful discovery and wonder.



Student Life

Our Community

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.

Get to Know St. Mary's

Why ST. Mary’s?

Meet Miss Louise

Discover the Magic of St. Mary's

We understand there are a lot of questions when considering schools. We’re here to answer those. Connect with us to discuss your questions.

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, two art rooms, two music rooms, video production studio, computer lab, 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.


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Students on Campus


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