St. Mark's Episcopal Day School

  • St. Mark`s Episcopal Day School provides a unique academic foundation that prepares students for success in the 21st century. We engage in purposeful experiences in a dynamic environment using an integrated curriculum and collaborative connections with each other, our community, and the world.
  • Everything we do at St. Mark`s is intentional-from our academic programs and technology to our high-quality faculty and community-driven approach.
  • We`re committed to developing strong habits through creative and critical thinking and questioning for our students.
  • They gain deeper understanding by demonstrating what they know in more than one way and applying what they know in a variety of situations. There is only one way to get a genuine feel for what it's like to be a part of St. Mark's - and that is to visit us in person.
  • Nothing compares to meeting our faculty, watching our students learn and play, and joining us for a chapel service.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Florida Council of Independent Schools (FCIS)
Florida Kindergarten Council (FKC)
Religious AffiliationEpiscopal
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-6
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedLearning Support Team
Year Founded1970
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students277 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade St. Mark's Episcopal Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size14 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Red, white, blue polo style shirt with khaki bottoms)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Admissions DirectorKelly Risdon


Total Sports Offered6 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Dance, Flag Football, Soccer, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
DanceFlag Football,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Chess Club, Lego Robotics

Arts and Music Programs:
Choir, Dance

Recreational Athletic Programs:
basketball, Cheerleading, Flag Football, Soccer, Volleyball

School Notes

  • Founded in 1970, St. Mark's Episcopal Day School is a nurturing Christian environment that prepares children to learn and lead in our global community.
  • St. Mark's supports long term scholastic success by teaching students to think critically, allowing them to solve problems in a group setting, having them tackle academic challenges, and most importantly, becoming joyful learners. Our well-rounded curriculum is developed to allow students to reach their potential, develop talents, and build character in order to succeed in middle school and beyond. Faculty are passionate about what they teach, devoted to their students, and admired by parents for finding the perfect balance between high expectations and nurturing support. 
  • Our Christian education curriculum presents concepts related to the biblical and historical doctrines of the Christian faith, as well as fosters a respect for the various traditions of other denominations and faiths. St. Mark`s Episcopal Day School welcomes all students to apply for admission regardless of race, color, nationality, religion, gender, or ethnic origin.

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