Academic Science Room

Where's the fun in an easy A? You want a hard-earned one.


Athletics Soccer Field

It's not about participation trophies. You want a new personal best.


Become the person you want to be.

At Saint Mary’s School, we break stereotypes every day. Beginning with the ones about girls’ schools. Along with no uniforms, there are also no limits to what you can accomplish here.

Our 23-acre campus is located in vibrant downtown Raleigh, North Carolina, just blocks away from some of the nation’s most forward-thinking companies—many of which offer internships, mentorships, and hands-on learning opportunities for our students.

In our open-door classrooms, we follow an innovative curriculum that’s as demanding as it is inspiring. Here, you will be challenged to think critically and collaboratively, exercise leadership skills, embrace your independence, and explore your passions as you prepare to excel in college and beyond.

If you’re ready to shatter expectations on the way to unlocking your true potential, Saint Mary’s School has everything you need.

You've got this.

Smedes Hall


Class of 2022 District C Pitch Night set for March 8

Saint Mary’s School will hold its third annual Saint Mary’s Pitch Night, Monday, March 8, for the Class of 2022. Juniors will present solutions to their business partners in a culmination of the work that they’ve engaged in through the Seminar Program, in conjunction with our community partner District C.

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Saint Mary's announces new staff, promotion

RALEIGH, NC - FEBRUARY 22, 2021 - Saint Mary’s School is proud to announce several new campus hires and promotions as it continues on-campus, in-person learning this spring at the iconic downtown Raleigh campus.

“As Head of School for Saint Mary’s, it is my privilege and duty to ensure our students can see themselves in those around them,” said Brendan O’Shea. “Today, we welcome four women into various leadership roles, across departments and divisions, who will together help further our mission. As a college preparatory high school for girls, having female leadership is an important component to modeling real-world experiences for our students. As role models, these strategic leaders will work with our students, alumnae, parents, and faculty and staff in support of our mission and vision for the future.”

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