Tuition 2019-2020

St. Mary's Episcopal School was founded in 1847, and over 170 years later, we're still the experts on how girls learn.

St. Mary's is the only all-girls school in Memphis offering up to 30 schedule options starting in St. Mary's Place (2 years old) 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, 901-537-1405, or nhernandez@stmarysschool.org.

St. Mary's Place

St. Mary's Place offers 2, 3 and 5-day programs with a variety of schedule options. These programs are for 2-year olds and young 3's. St. Mary's Place students must be 2 years old by June 1, 2019.

Mornings are from 8:00a.m.-12:00p.m. I Full Days are from 8:00a.m.-3:00p.m.


2-Day Program
Tuesdays and Thursdays

Options Tuition
2 Mornings $3,370
1 Morning
1 Full Day
$4,160
2 Full Days $4,950

3-Day Program
Monday, Wednesday, Friday or Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

Options Tuition
3 Mornings $5,025
2 Mornings
1 Full Day
$5,815
1 Morning
2 Full Days
$6,605
3 Full Days $7,395

5-Day Program
Monday through Friday

Options Tuition
5 Mornings $7,600
4 Mornings
1 Full Day
$8,390
3 Mornings
2 Full Days
$9,180
2 Mornings
3 Full Days
$9,970
1 Morning
4 Full Days
$10,760
5 Full Days $11,170
 

Pre-Kindergarten

St. Mary's Pre-Kindergarten offers 3 and 5-day programs with a variety of schedule options. Pre-K students must be 3 years old by June 1, 2019.

Mornings are from 8:00a.m.-12:00p.m. I Full Days are from 8:00a.m.-3:00p.m.


3-Day Program
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

Program Tuition
3 Mornings $6,300
2 Mornings
1 Full Day
$7,295
1 Morning
2 Full Days
$8,290
3 Full Days $9,285

5-Day Program
Monday through Friday

Options Tuition
5 Mornings $9,465
4 Mornings
1 Full Day
$10,460
3 Mornings
2 Full Days
$11,455
2 Mornings
3 Full Days
$12,450
1 Morning
4 Full Days
$13,445
5 Full Days $13,940

 

Jr. Kindergarten

St. Mary's Jr. Kindergarten offers a 5-day programs with a variety of schedule options. JK students must be 4 years old by June 1, 2019.

Mornings are from 8:00a.m.-12:00p.m. I Full Days are from 8:00a.m.-3:00p.m.


5-Day Program
Monday through Friday

Options Tuition
5 Mornings $11,140
4 Mornings
1 Full Day
$12,250
3 Mornings
2 Full Days
$13,360
2 Mornings
3 Full Days
$14,470
1 Morning
4 Full Days
$15,580
5 Full Days $16,140

SK, Lower, Middle, and Upper

Girls in grades SK through 12th attend a full school day. SK through 5th have class from 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. and 6th through 12th have class from 7:50 a.m.-3:15 p.m.

 

Grade Tuition
SK $16,940
1st $19,450
2nd $19,450
3rd $20,150
4th $20,150
5th $20,630
6th $21,950
7th $21,950
8th $21,950
9th $22,600
10th $22,600
11th $22,600
12th $22,600

Whenever possible, the costs associated with a St. Mary's education are included in tuition.

Other Fees

The Tuition Refund Plan protects your tuition investment in case your daughter withdraws from St. Mary's for any reason.
The Student Accident Plan covers a student's accident any time, anywhere. Please click the link for detailed information.
*please contact Sharon Donovan at sdonovan@stmarysschool.org with questions about either of these plans.

Snack fees:

  • SMP (2 Days) - $150
  • SMP/PK (3 Days) - $224
  • SMP - 2nd grade (5 Days) - $373

Instructional supplies and activities fee:

  • SMP-JK: $350
  • SK-Grade 4: $625
  • Grade 5-12: $725

Other fees:

  • 5th-12th grade students purchase some of their own textbooks and workbooks. These costs vary depending on the courses taken.
  • Online classes
  • Overnight class trips
  • Lunch plan
  • SK flower girl fee

For current tuition rates and more information, please see our tuition page.

Affordability

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.

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 the 15th of each month from June through April.  There is no payment due in the month of January.