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St. Mary Interparochial School

PHONE: (215) 923-7522 SCHOOL TYPE: Private Catholic GRADES: K-8 ENROLLMENT: 0

Fast Facts

  • Principal

    Mrs. Jayda Pugliese

  • Phone Number

    (215) 923-7522

  • Website

  • Neighborhood

    Society Hill

  • SEPTA Routes

    Bus (9, 12, 21, 42, 57)

  • Preschool/Daycare

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  • Application Deadline


  • Tuition


  • Uniform

    No Data Reported

  • Extended Day

    After Care

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St. Mary Interparochial School challenges our diverse student body to grow morally, academically and socially into passionate, confident, and Christ-centered leaders.

Points Of Pride

  • Oldest Catholic elementary school in the nation, founded in 1782
  • Diverse student body from 35 parishes and at least 40 zip codes.
  • St. Mary School Tuition Assistance and Scholarship Program offered to qualified families
  • Fiscally Independent Elementary School of the Archdiocese
  • Three STREAM carts affording students hands-on opportunities to work with robotics, electronics, programming
  • Next generation smart board in every class- room and a 1 to 1 student to device ratio
  • Comprehensive blended learning initiative with the use of iPads and Chromebooks
  • First Archdiocesan school to routinely use 3D printers and laser engraver in classroom 
  • Athletic teams for grades 5, 6, 7 and 8. Cross Country K-8. Soccer for grades K-4
  • Entrepreneurship Program in grade 8 curriculum partnering w/ 901 Education
  • 8th Grade Outward Bound gifted through Connelly Foundation
  • 5-8 STEAM program partnering w/ PE&T CHS and 21st CCLC

Admissions Policy

St. Mary School provides a quality Catholic education to Catholic students from parishes that have no parish school, Catholic students from parishes that have a parish school but who wish to attend St. Mary's, and to other students desiring a Catholic education as space allows. Children in Kindergarten must be 5 years old by September 1st; grade 1 must be 6 by September 1st, etc.--Kindergarten applications for September 2024 are due by October 1, 2023. Applications for other grades are accepted on a rolling basis.

Accreditations and Honors

Middle State Accreditation, 1997; Reaccreditation, 2007; Reaccreditation, 2014, Reaccreditation 2020. 2016 National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence.

Hours of Operation

Sun -
Mon8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Tues8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Thur8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Sat -

Extended Programming Details

A CARES after school enrichment program is offered to students in grades K-4, providing students with a safe environment in which they can participate in both academic and recreational activities after school hours; STEAM after school program for grades 5-8 offered at no cost thanks to educational partner PE&TCHS and 21st CCLC Grant. GOTR, Yoga, Debate, Theatre, Industrial Design, and more.

Entrance Instructions

The office entrance is located on the 5th Street side of the building.