Saint Mary's School in Raleigh, North Carolina, is an independent, Episcopal, college-prep, boarding and day school dedicated to academic excellence and personal achievement for girls in grades 9-12. The school’s comprehensive program focuses on building key competencies like critical thinking, communication and cross-cultural intelligence through hands-on classroom learning and real-world experiences with Raleigh-area organizations. More at
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


Winter is known for being cold, but Saint Mary's winter athletics teams have been nothing but hot in a 2018-2019 season of success in the pool and in the gym. The winter teams elevated their games to achieve numerous milestones and to represent the school with excellence in competition and grace in sportsmanship.

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