St. Mark's Episcopal School

St. Mark's offers excellent academics, a variety of electives, athletics, fine and performing arts, and a robust extracurricular afterschool program.
With an emphasis on character, leadership, faith, and service, students learn to think with their heads and their hearts. St. Mark's offers a safe and welcoming community for children of all faiths.
Small class sizes allow educators to provide personal attention as well as build strong partnerships with school families.
A St. Mark's education inspires diverse, well rounded and adaptable students to achieve, serve and lead.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked FL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 452 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $22,518
  • Acceptance rate: 83%
  • Average class size: 14 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 15 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

St. Mark's Episcopal School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Florida for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Student Body

Total Students
452 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
15%
State avg.: 46%
Students by Grade
St. Mark's Episcopal School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
62 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
10%
Average Class Size
14 students
List of Courses Offered
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
Uniforms

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Feb. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
8275-22518
% on Financial Aid
3%
Acceptance Rate
83%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Cynthia Sexton

Sports

Total Sports Offered
10 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
25 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
4th & 5th Book Club, Acolyte Service, Brownies Troop, Chess Club, Etiquette, Karate Zoo, Mad Science, Material Girls, Middle School Book Club, National Junior Honor Society, Recycling Club, Restaurant Races, Safety Patrol, Service League, Student Ambassadors, Student Government, TV Production Team, What's Cooking Kids, Youth Group

Arts and Music Programs:
Art, Chimes, Chorus, Percussion Ensemble, Vocal Ensemble

Recreational Athletic Programs:
First Tee Golf

School Notes

  • Please refer to our website for grade specific admission requirements.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does St. Mark's Episcopal School cost?
St. Mark's Episcopal School's tuition is approximately $22,518 for private students.
What is the acceptance rate of St. Mark's Episcopal School?
The acceptance rate of St. Mark's Episcopal School is 83%, which is lower than the national average of 84%.
What sports does St. Mark's Episcopal School offer?
St. Mark's Episcopal School offers 10 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Flag Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Rugby, Soccer, Tennis and Volleyball.
What is St. Mark's Episcopal School's ranking?
St. Mark's Episcopal School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Florida for: Largest student body and Most extracurriculars offered.
When is the application deadline for St. Mark's Episcopal School?
The application deadline for St. Mark's Episcopal School is Feb. 15 / rolling (applications are due on Feb. 15 but additional applications are reviewed year-round as space permits ).

School Calendar

View the St. Mark's Episcopal School yearly calendar below. Note key dates such as:

Event
Date
First Day of School
August 12, 2024 (Monday)
Spring Break - No School
March 24, 2025 (Monday)
Spring Break - No School
March 25, 2025 (Tuesday)
Spring Break - No School
March 26, 2025 (Wednesday)
Spring Break - No School
March 27, 2025 (Thursday)

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (4 reviews)
5  
We have been at St. Marks Episcopal School for 11 years, since PK2! St. Marks provides a nurturing learning environment for students to grow both academically and personally. The school places a strong emphasis on core subjects like math, science, reading, and writing to ensure students have a solid educational foundation. The academic program at St. Marks challenges students appropriately for their grade level. Small class sizes allow teachers to give individual attention to each student to meet their unique needs. St. Marks provides a high-quality well-rounded education to set students up for future success. The supportive learning environment and dedicated teachers make it an excellent educational choice. I would highly recommend St. Marks to any family seeking a school that will challenge and nurture their child.
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5  
Our daughters have been at SMES for over 7 years and are thriving at the school and are so happy. We are thrilled to be members of this wonderful school family!
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5  
We are coming to the end of our second year at St. Mark`s in the Preschool Program and we could not be happier. My son LOVES going to school everyday and we have no doubt that he is learning what he needs to (and more!) to prepare him for Kindergarten, while also being instilled with the values and skills that will help him become a child with excellent character and strong morals. The teachers are outstanding role models and extremely well qualified educators. We also love that the Preschool Program includes P.E., Music, Spanish, Library and Religious Education. The Program is truly so well rounded. We are so happy to be a part of this community that will not only challenge our kids academically, but will help shape them into genuinely good people at heart.
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Making the transition from middle school to high school can often be a nerve-racking time for a student. This statement described me as I was about to graduate St. Mark`s and voyage to a high school, where a new story would begin. After the first week of my new high school, I looked back and wondered what I was so worried about. The transition was seamless and I have one place to thank: St. Mark`s Episcopal School. Academically, St. Mark`s made the switch easy as I found all of my high school classes effortless. Most prominent was the writing education. The English department does a fantastic job of preparing children for all of the writing they will have to do in high school. Additionally, the teachers are a hallmark of St. Mark`s. The loving faculty make learning fun and personal, as all the teachers strike meaningful bonds with the students. Finally, the community at St. Mark`s is unparalleled. From the weekly gatherings at Friday Eucharist to the numerous school events on the weekend, St. Mark`s truly feels like a community! I`m so glad I went to St. Mark`s as it was a truly marvelous time of my childhood. I will always remember St. Mark`s and the everlasting impact it had on me.
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked FL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 452 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $22,518
  • Acceptance rate: 83%
  • Average class size: 14 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 15 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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