The History of St. Mary's Episcopal School


Everywhere you look at St. Mary's, you see hints of our traditions, some of which started with our founding in 1847.  From the warm welcome new girls receive in the fall, to the splendor of the longtime students' roles in the Christmas Pageant, to the traditional Springfest when the student body elects its own Queen and Princess, our ceremonies connect us to our sisters, cousins, mothers and grandmothers, even as they make room for new St. Mary's girls and their unique energy and ideas.

Where yesterday meets tomorrow can aptly be applied to St. Mary's Episcopal School. Now in its third century of operation, the School is rich in history. Click on a tab to read more about the history of St. Mary's and the people who have shaped the school's legacy.