St. Mary's Episcopal Day School

2101 S Hubert Ave, Tampa, FL 33629

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St. Mary’s Episcopal Day School is an independent, co-educational day school, which provides intellectual, spiritual, and personal growth for 440 students in pre-kindergarten through eighth grade in a caring, Christian community. With a commitment to the whole child, St. Mary’s emphasizes fundamental skills within a broad range of disciplines. The school offers students the opportunity to achieve by providing a highly qualified faculty, rigorous academics, and well-balanced arts and sports programs, with the expectation that students can and will achieve their best. St. Mary’s accelerated curriculum includes Language Arts, Novel Study, Grammar, and Writing Workshops; Advanced levels of Math; Social Studies, Geography, Cultural Studies, and History; Environmental Sciences, Life Sciences, Physical Science, and Global Awareness; Latin and Spanish; Religion; Physical Education; Performing Arts, Visual Arts, Music, Public Speaking, Community Service, and more. Technology is integrated into the curriculum at all levels, and each classroom is equipped with computers, an interactive Smartboard, and iPads. Middle school students produce a morning news show in the video production studio. Educational and recreational field trips to local museums, theaters and attractions commence in Pre-Kindergarten, and older students enjoy overnight field trips including Sea Camp and a senior trip to Washington, DC. Specific character-development goals include integrity, self-discipline, self-motivation, good citizenship, friendliness, and a love of learning. Each year students carry on the St. Mary’s tradition to ‘Learn ~ Love ~ Lead’ by earning academic and athletic awards, some at the national level.

Religious tradition follows that of the Episcopal Church, however children of many denominational backgrounds attend St. Mary’s. The school is governed by its own Board of Trustees. Parental involvement is welcomed and encouraged. St. Mary’s does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, ethnic background or financial need. St. Mary’s Episcopal Day School is accredited by the Florida Council of Independent Schools and the Florida Kindergarten Council.

General Information

Academic OrientationPre-Preparatory, General Academic
Grade RangeDay — Coed Grades PS (Age 4)-8
Coed, Boys, or GirlsCoed
Full Address2101 S Hubert Ave, Tampa, FL 33629
Year Established1953
Legal StatusNonprofit
Religious AffiliationEpiscopal

Tuition & Financial Aid

Day Tuition$11,700; estimated extras $1000
Need-Based Scholarships Awarded49
Value of Need-Based Scholarships$261,317

Academics & Athletics

Supplemental InstructionDevelopmental Reading, Review, Tutoring
Summer SessionEnrichment Review Recreational. Tuition Day $150/weeks. 4 weeks
Interscholastic Boys' & Girls' SportsBasketball, Cross-country, Lacrosse, Soccer, Tennis, Track
Interscholastic Boys' SportsBaseball
Interscholastic Girls' SportsCheerleading, Softball, Volleyball

Graduate Placement

Graduate Reference Year2012
Graduates Attending College/Nonpublic Secondary School14
Most Common Graduate DestinationsJesuit HS-FL 9, Berkeley Prep 3, Tampa Prep 1, Acad of the Holy Names 1


Applications DueRolling
Application Fee$50
New Students69
Percentage of Applicants Accepted55
Percent Admitted Who Choose to Enroll (Yield)88


AdministratorScott D. Laird
Administrator's TitleHeadmaster
In Office Since1996
Administrator's CredentialsBS, West Chester Univ of Pennsylvania, MEd, MA, Florida Atlantic Univ
Director(s) of AdmissionsKathleen Lopez, Director of Admission & Marketing

Enrollment & Faculty

Total Enrollment452
Day Students452
Elementary Enrollment (Through Grade 8)452
Student Body EthnicityWhite 88%, Latino 6%, African-American 3%, Asian 1%, Other 2%
Average Class Size22
Student-Faculty Ratio9:1
Dress CodeUniform
Teaching Faculty51
Faculty with Advanced Degrees (%)50
Male Teaching Faculty7
Female Teaching Faculty44
Faculty EthnicityWhite 94%, Latino 4%, African-American 2%

Campus & Endowment

Campus Acreage8
Buildings on Campus3
Facilities Value$5,000,000
Endowment Value$1,181,000
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