Tuition 2017-2018

St. Mary's Episcopal School was founded in 1847, and 170 years later, we're still the experts on how girls learn. Our tuition rates for the upcoming school year are below. Please contact the Admission Office for further information at 901-537-1405.

Early Childhood

St. Mary's is excited to offer a variety of schedule options starting in St. Mary's Place through Junior Kindergarten. We hope that in reviewing the Early Childhood schedules below you find an option that works best for your family. Additional information regarding tuition, fees, and schedules may be obtained from the Admission Office.

St. Mary's Place

ProgramSchedule OptionsTuition
2 MorningsTuesday, Thursday$2,856
2 Full DaysTuesday, Thursday$4,350
3 MorningsMonday, Wednesday, Friday$4,284
3 MorningsTuesday, Wednesday, Thursday$4,284
3 Full DaysMonday, Wednesday, Friday$6,525
3 Full DaysTuesday, Wednesday, Thursday$6,525
5 MorningsMonday - Friday$6,860
5 Full DaysMonday - Friday$10,375


ProgramSchedule OptionsTuition
3 MorningsMonday, Wednesday, Friday$5,935
3 MorningsTuesday, Wednesday, Thursday$5,935
3 Full DaysMonday, Wednesday, Friday$8,885
3 Full DaysTuesday, Wednesday, Thursday$8,885
5 MorningsMonday - Friday$8,540
5 Full DaysMonday - Friday$13,130

Junior Kindergarten

ProgramSchedule OptionsTuition
5 MorningsMonday - Friday$10,410
5 Full DaysMonday - Friday$15,100

Senior Kindergarten

ProgramSchedule OptionsTuition
5 Full DaysMonday - Friday$15,760

Lower School, Middle School, & Upper School

12th $20,700

Payment Options

St. Mary's offers families three options for payment:

  • One Payment - Due June 15
  • Two Payments - Due June 15 (70%) and November 15 (30%)
  • Ten Monthly Payments - Due June 15, July 17, August 15, September 15, October 16, November 15, December 15, February 15, March 15, and April 16


St. Mary's administers more than $1 million annually in financial aid based on demonstrated need as determined by the School and Student Service for Financial Aid (SSS), an impartial service located in Princeton, New Jersey. Applicants who are interested in financial aid must submit a Parents' Financial Statement to SSS and a current Federal Tax Form 1040 to St. Mary's.

Financial aid is funded from interest income from the School's endowment and from contributions. A financial aid packet containing information and forms may be requested from the Admission Office.

Financial aid applications are due by December 1 for current families and January 1 for new applicants. If you have specific questions about the financial aid process, please contact Director of Admission Nicole Hernandez at 901-537-1465 or via email.

After School & Learning Center

Our Pursuits After School Program is available for students from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. In addition, St. Mary's offers our North Campus students, and girls and boys from other schools, the opportunity to enhance their reading and literacy skills through our state-of-the-art Nathaniel C. Hughes Learning Center.

Additional fees such as technology, online classes, overnight class trips, snacks, and certain upper school book fees may be billed separately throughout the school year.

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