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.

Important Dates:

September 23-25 and 28

Wednesday- Friday and Monday



Tuesday, September 29

Last Day for $20 H &S Early Bird Memberships

Wednesday, September 30

Home & School Meeting

in the GYM at 6:00 PM

Thursday, October 1

Confessions for students in grades 3-8 at 10:00 am @OSJ Church

2016-2017 Kindergarten Applications are due

Friday, October 2

Opening Mass at 9:30 AM at OSJ. All are welcome!

Grade K-4 Movie Night sponsored by Home & School

Click here for registration form.

Wednesday, October 7

Ask and Alum: Q & A

Grades 7 and 8

1:00 to 2:30 PM

Monday, October 12

No School for Students

Faculty Meeting

Tuesday, October 13

Home & School Box Tops Collection Begins

Wednesday, October 14

Assembly for Grades K-4

Windy City Players

Friday, October 16

Student Progress Reports issued through MSP

Saturday, October 17

9th Annual Harvest Hoedown

Fall Fundraiser

11:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Locust Street

Click here for more information.

Monday, October 19

Letter of Committment is sent home to current families. Please return by 11/9

Wednesday, October 21

H & S Chic-fil-A Night at Columbus Blvd. from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM - 10% of sales will go to H & S.

Friday, October 23

1:00 PM Dismissal for students for Parent Progress Report Conferences

CARES until 6:00 PM: $30

Friday, October 30

Patrons Saints Pageant

at 10:00 am @ OSJ Church

All are welcome!

H & S Cupcake Sale

H & S Halloween Dance for Grades 5-8

7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Cost $15.00 per student or
$10.00 if Home & School Member
School policy prohibits students from other schools to attend event.



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St. Mary School Welcomes Pope Francis to here to view the photos.

Saturday, October 17

11:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Locust Street

(between 4th and 5th Streets)

This joyous autumn fundraiser is an opportunity to bring
students, parents, staff, alumni and friends together in the heart of historic Philadelphia.

Enjoy delicious food, festive music, fun family games, hay rides,
moon bounce, face painting and much here to purchase tickets and for more information.

School Calendar and Handbook

Please click here to view the 2015-2016 School Calendar and Handbook.

Admissions for 2016-2017

Thank you for your interest in enrolling your child at St. Mary Interparochial School.

Enrollment for Kindergarten  2016-2017:

In an effort to better serve prospective families and to streamline the admissions process, we are revamping our admissions policies and moving up our current timeline. The deadline to submit your child's application is Thursday, October 1, 2015. Acceptances for the Class of 2024 will be made by November 15, 2015.

Additionally, we are initiating "Getting to Know Each Other" sessions as a new component of our admissions process. These are 45 minute informal sessions in which the children will have an opportunity to interact with other prospective students and members of our staff.

After completing an application, you may register for one of these sessions. Keep in mind these sessions are for children entering Kindergarten for the 2016 -2017 school year. 

Click on the link below to register.

Getting to Know Each Other

Session One: Tuesday, Aug. 18 between 9:00 am to 2:00 pm

Session Two: Friday, Sept. 11 between 1:30 pm and 2:15 pm

Session Three: Saturday, Sept. 12 between 10:00 am to Noon

Session Four: Saturday, Oct. 3 between 9:00 am to 9:45 am - New Session Added

Enrollment for Grades 1-8 for 2016-2017:

If you are interested in enrolling your child for Grades 1-8, please complete an application and mail, fax or email it to school with a $35 non-refundable application fee made payable to St. Mary Interparochial School. Acceptances for Grades 1-8 will be made before early spring of each year.

Enrollment for Kindergarten 2017-2018

If you are interested in enrolling your child for Kindergarten for 2017-2018, please complete an application and mail, fax or email it to school with a $35 non-refundable application fee made payable to St. Mary Interparochial School.

Enrollment Beyond 2017-2018

If you are interested in enrolling your child beyond 2017-2018, please review our admissions process and submit an enrollment interest form for your child.

If you have any questions in regard to the admissions process, please contact Christina Haciski, Director of Advancement, at or call 215-923-7522.

Admissions Process


Enrollment Interest Form

St. Mary Families:

When you login to, we ask that you please check all of your personal information for accuracy. Please confirm your email is listed correctly.

Our School News Email (sent primarily on Wednesdays) has pertinent school information. There are additional emails that are sent to our parent email distribution list as well.

This is why it is suggested that you check the accuracy and update your contact information in the new Parent Portal. As with anything new, there usually is a learning curve so we ask you to please be patient as we all learn this new system.


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

Email: info@saintmarys.usImp

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