St. Mary's Episcopal School

60 Perkins Ext.
Memphis, TN 38117-0381
Tel: (901)537-1472
Grades: NS-12 | 858 students
The mission of St. Mary's Episcopal School is to provide a superior educational experience for girls which will encourage and enable each student to reach her full potential.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES)
National Coalition of Girls
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Southern Association of Independent Schools
Religious Affiliation Episcopal
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-12
Year Founded 1847

Student Body

Total Students 858 students
Student Body Type All-girls
% Students of Color
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade St. Mary's Episcopal School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 74 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 18 students
Number of AP Courses 16 courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
% on Financial Aid
Admissions Director Nicole Hernandez
Admissions Associate Kirk McClintock


Total Sports Offered 13 sports
Sports Ballet, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Dance, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBalletBasketball,
BowlingCross Country,
TennisTrack and Field,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Harding Academy Of Memphis (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Luke's Day School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Anne Catholic School (0.5 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Memphis
    St. Luke's Day School
    Daycare / Preschool (Methodist)
    Grades: K | 53 students
    0.3 miles
    480 S Highland St
    Memphis, TN 38111
  • Memphis
    St. Anne Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 140 students
    0.5 miles
    670 South Highland St
    Memphis, TN 38111
  • Memphis
    Grades: K | 74 students
    0.6 miles
    3771 Poplar Ave
    Memphis, TN 38111
  • Memphis
    Presbyterian Day School
    All-boys (Presbyterian)
    Grades: PK-6 | 577 students
    0.8 miles
    4025 Poplar Avenue
    Memphis, TN 38111
  • Memphis
    Grades: PK-8 | 133 students
    1 miles
    Po Box 11109
    Memphis, TN 38111

School Reviews

I''ve lived in Memphis for over ten years now, and I had the opportunity to attend two other private schools in the Memphis area. While they were important and a major factor in building my character, I didn''t feel like I was being properly prepared for college. I was not a star pupil no matter how hard I worked, and my classmates at other schools didn''t feel that same drive to dedicate themselves to their studies. By no means were they unintelligent, but it was the simple fact that I thirsted for more knowledge while they were more interested in doing what they had to to get to the next grade level. I knew I needed to be surrounded by people who shared the same goals as I did, and still do. Since coming to St. Mary''s, I can confidently say that I have never once regretted my decision to attend this school. After only two years at St. Mary''s, I have a feeling that college will actually be easier. My teachers push me to be the absolute best I can be, and they encourage me in every possible aspect - both academically and personally. Athletics at St. Mary''s are great. This is my second year on a varsity team, and I love it. St. Mary''s girls share a special bond because we all undergo the same rigorous courses at school, and that only strengthens when we''re spending time together at games. The best part I think about this school is that the girls I have befriended encourage me in my studies and they honestly feel like family to me. I grew up with two older brothers and no sisters, and all of a sudden I now have sixty sisters to share dreams, ideas, and clothes (<-- this is actually the best part). In complete honesty, I feel like I belong here. That''s something every person in the world wants to feel at some point in their life, and I''m lucky enough to feel this every day.
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 04/14/13
St. Mary's is by far the best school for girls in Memphis- From rich extra-curriculars to second-to-none academic program St. Mary's is one of the finest schools in the south. Since they were little girls, our daughters have been well served and are very happy and proud to say they attend St. Mary's. We are thoroughly pleased and it is worth the sacrifices we make for tuition. Sports are very important to our family and our girls have had great coaching and lots of successes on and off the courts!
- Posted by Parent, 04/09/12

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