stained glasshappy childrenSaint Mary Interparochial School challenges its diverse student body to grow morally, academically and socially into passionate, confident, and Christ-centered leaders of the 21st century.

Monthly School Calendars

Holiday and Early Dismissal Reference for 2014-2015

Important Dates:

Starting Tuesday, June 24,

school will be open T, W, Th from 9:00 am to Noon.

Wednesday, August 20 and Thursday, August 21
Stationery Sale/Student Information and School Forms Package
9:00 to Noon and

4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Wednesday, Sept. 3
Welcome Back!
Grades 2-8

8:00 am -1:00 pm


Kindergarten Parent Meeting 6:00 PM in K

Thursday, Sept. 4

Welcome Grade 1!

Grades 1-4

8:00 am -1:00 pm

Friday, Sept. 5

Grades 1, 5-8

8:00 am -1:00 pm

Monday, Sept. 8

Full Day for ALL students

Welcome Kindergartners!
8:00 am- 2:30 pm

Grades 1-8
8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Brown Bag lunch

Tuesday, Sept. 9

Classroom Captain Orientation

8:00 am to 8:30 am


5:30 pm to 6:00 pm

Thursday, Sept. 11

Back To School Night For Parents

6:00 PM in GYM, then to Classrooms

Monday, Sept. 15

Hot Lunch Begins

Thursday, Sept. 18
Back to School Mass
9:30 am at Old St. Joseph’s Church

Friday, Sept. 19

Grandparents'/Special Persons’ Day for Kindergarten

1:30 PM

Wednesday, Sept. 24
Home and School Meeting
6:00 PM in the GYM


Friday, Sept. 26

Cupcake Sale

Wednesday, October 1
Open House
8:30 am to 9:30 am

Wednesday, October 1
Ask an Alumnus – High School Q & A
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Saturday, October 11
8th Annual Harvest Hoedown Fall Fundraiser
11 am to 3:00 PM
Fifth and Locust Streets

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Upcoming Events and News:

Save the Date:

SATURDAY October 11, 2014
11 am to 3 pm
St. Mary Interparochial School
Locust Street (between 4th & 5th Streets)

This joyous autumn celebration is an opportunity to bring students, parents, staff, alumni and friends together in the heart of historic Philadelphia. All proceeds benefit the students of St. Mary Interparochial School.

We are looking for raffle donations and sponsorships for this wonderful event. All sponsors and donors will be respectfully acknowledged on our website, Facebook Fan Page, Annual Report and our Advertising Event Book.

Click here for more information on sponsorship and donation opportunities.

S.O.S. 2014

You can now visit the S.O.S. 2014 page to view your child's packet. Please click on your child's grade, print packet and have your child complete the assigned work before the start of school. The purpose of the S.O.S. assignment is to maintain student skills over the summer.All work will be graded. Thank you.

Admissions for 2015-2016

Thank you for your interest in enrolling your child at St. Mary Interparochial School. We are currently accepting applications for Kindergarten 2015-2016. The deadline to submit your child's application is Monday, November 3. Kindergarten acceptances will be made for the upcoming school year before December 15 and families will be notified in early January. Acceptances for Grades 1-8 will be made before March 1 of each year.

Admissions Process


Enrollment Interest Form

Admissions for 2014-2015: Limted seats in Grades 6-8

If you are interested in enrolling your child for Grades 1-8, please complete an application and mail, fax or email it to school. There are very limted seats available for students in Grades 6-8.

St. Mary Interparochial School

Scores a 10 out of 10!

Click here to check out our listing on a new website,, created to provide a snapshot of all Philadelphia schools.

Thank you for your continued support and partnership

in providing an excellent academic, cultural and spiritual program
at St. Mary Interparochial School where Christ-centered leaders
are prepared for the 21st Century.

Business Owners,

Receive a Tax Credit and Help Our Students

Designate your tax dollars to St. Mary School through the Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit (OSTC) program. We have over 20 students who qualify for OSTC funding with additional student applications pending. It is estimated that St. Mary School students are in need of over $200,000 in scholarships

for the 2013-2014 school year. Click here to learn more...

Strategic Goals for 2010-2015

Thank you to everyone who helped shape and define the five goals that will be the focus for the Advisory Board and entire school community.

Click here to review our strategic goals.

Contact Information:

Fifth & Locust Streets
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Phone: (215) 923-7522
Fax: (215) 923-8502
Cares: 215-360-6812


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