Visit Saint Mary's

We want to meet you!

Below you will find a number of options and resources for scheduling your visit to Saint Mary's School and Raleigh, N.C.


The Saint Mary's School historic, residential 23-acre campus is within easy driving distance of world-renowned Research Triangle Park, the Raleigh-Durham International Airport, and lies just blocks from the state capitol and downtown Raleigh. Called a "city within a park," Raleigh boasts lots of fun things to see and do.

These are just a few of the many reasons that Bloomberg Businessweek ranked Raleigh number one in their 2011, first ever "Best Cities Ranking."

Click here for a list of recommended hotel accommodations. Accommodations are listed by proximity to the Saint Mary's School campus.

Day Students

Day Student Visits

We encourage you to review your options for visiting campus and choose what best suits your schedule and needs. The required admission interview can be arranged during any of your visits to campus.

VISITATION DAYS

Saint Mary's School offers two overnight and visitation days to prospective students and their parents applying for the 2017-2018 school year. Day students and their parents who are interested in our boarding options are welcome to attend both the overnight and visitation day. Please click on the dates below to learn more about the visitation day schedule. Due to limited space, prospective students can only attend one visitation day.

October 27-28, 2016

January 16-17, 2017

To register for an overnight and visitation day,
click here.

DAY STUDENT SHADOW DAYS

Saint Mary's School offers prospective day students applying for the 2017-2018 school year the option to spend a morning on campus. Shadow current students to class, hear about special programs and traditions, attend assembly and enjoy lunch in our dining hall. Optional admission interviews are available at the end of the visit. Please click on the date below to learn more about the Day Student Shadow Day schedule.

September 27, 2016
October 11, 2016
November 11, 2016

INDIVIDUAL DAY STUDENT VISIT

Saint Mary's School offers prospective day students applying for the 2017-2018 school year the option to spend one-on-one time with a current student. Individual day visits typically include a combination of visiting classes, attending assembly or chapel, touring campus and lunch in the dining hall. Individual day visits can be scheduled when class is in session on Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays from 7:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. or 10:30 a.m. – 2:35 p.m.. Visits must be scheduled 48 hours in advance.

Please click here to request an individual visit. Visits requested with less than 48 hours' notice will not be scheduled. Visits are not considered confirmed until you hear from a member of the admission team. You can also contact the Admission Office directly at 919-424-4100 or to arrange your visit to campus.

Boarding Students

Boarding Student Visits

We encourage you to review your options for visiting campus and choose what best suits your schedule and needs. The required admission interview can be arranged during any of your visits to campus.

VISITATION DAYS

Saint Mary's School offers two overnight and visitation days to prospective students and their parents applying for the 2017-2018 school year. Day students and their parents who are interested in our boarding options are welcome to attend both the overnight and visitation day. Please click on the dates below to learn more about the visitation day schedule. Due to limited space, prospective students can only attend one visitation day.

October 27-28, 2016

January 16-17, 2017

To register for an overnight and visitation day,
click here.

BOARDING STUDENT OVERNIGHT and SHADOW DAY

Saint Mary's School offers prospective boarding students applying for the 2017-2018 school year the option to spend more one-on-one time with a current student. Shadow days for boarding students typically include a combination of spending the night on dorm, visiting classes, attending assembly or chapel, touring campus and lunch in the dining hall. An overnight stay is encouraged but not required. Overnight visits can be scheduled when class is in session on Sundays, Mondays and Thursdays beginning at 5 p.m. and concluding the following day at 12 p.m.

Please click here to request an individual visit. Visits requested with less than 48 hours' notice will not be scheduled. Visits are not considered confirmed until you hear from a member of the admission team. You can also contact the admission office directly at 919-424-4100 or to arrange your visit to campus.

Prospective Parent Visits

Prospective Middle and High School Parent Visits

We believe it is important for you to have the opportunity to get to know Saint Mary's School along with your daughter. Visitation days and campus tours are one way to see the school. In addition, we have created opportunities just for parents.

TRIANGLE Parents COFFEE

Mothers of current middle and high school girls who are considering Saint Mary's School are invited to attend the Triangle Parents Coffee.

September 15, 2016
To register for Triangle Moms Coffee, click here.

JUST FOR DADS

Dads of current middle and high school girls who are considering Saint Mary's School are invited to attend the Just for Dads event. Please click on the date below to learn more about this event.

November 15, 2016
Click here to register for Just for Dads.

If you have questions about these events please contact the Admission Office at 919-424-4100 or admission@sms.edu.

7th Grade Visits

Seventh Grade Student Visits

Looking early? Saint Mary's School has a special visit just for you! Seventh grade girls and their parents are invited to join us for our Admission Sneak Peek. This event is the perfect opportunity to begin learning about Saint Mary's School.

April 28, 2017

Click here to register for the Sneak Peek event. If you have any questions, please contact the Admission Office at 919-424-4100 or .

Contact Us

To schedule a visit and learn more about our curriculum, extracurricular activities and campus calendar, or for more admission information, please contact:

Admission Office

Saint Mary’s School
900 Hillsborough Street
Raleigh, NC 27603-1689

919-424-4100
919-424-4122

Admission Calendar

Click here for a full
calendar of events.

See the Visitor Center for information on accommodations, directions to Saint Mary’s School, local attractions, a virtual tour and a campus map.

Saint Mary's School is an independent, college preparatory Episcopal boarding and day school for girls in grades 9-12. We admit girls of any race, color, religion, or national or ethnic origin.

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