You’re invited to our next Open House!

Our next in-person Open House will be held on October 12th 2023. Online RSVP is required.

Questions & Private Tours

If you have any questions about admission procedures, booking a private tour at St. Mary’s Catholic School, please contact Mrs. Anne Leigh Bisese, Director of Admissions, at or 804-740-1048.

We look forward to welcoming you to the Monarch Pride!

Why choose Saint Mary’s? Hear from community members below!

Fourth grade teacher, Mrs. Susan Trout, is also a parent to two children who are now alumna of Saint Mary’s Catholic School. Listen to her reflections on our community and the continuity provided by our JK-8 experience.
Mrs. Joyce Park, talks about her daughters’ experiences and highlights her eldest daughter’s transition as a transfer student.
Mr. Scott Schaefer wears many hats at Saint Mary’s: Elementary School parent, Middle School teacher and Athletic director. Listen to his thoughts on how sports help students to develop friendships and memories at Saint Mary’s Catholic School.

Additional Enrollment Information

Junior Kindergarten through 8th Grade (including IB Middle Years 6-8)

Acceptance to St. Mary’s Catholic School is based upon space availability and contingent upon a review of your student’s readiness and academic records. Interested families are encouraged to apply online as soon as possible.

Re-enrollment for current students begins each year in January (January 15 – February 15) after which time registration will be open to new enrollments.

Applications for new enrollments will be accepted continuously. Applicants will be considered for openings per the above time-schedule.

Registration forms and fees are not accepted unless an opening exists in the appropriate grade. Students are added to a waiting list on a first-come, first-served basis according to the criteria listed above.

Mid-year Applications

Students wishing to enroll at St. Mary’s during the year should contact the office. Students moving into the area will be evaluated and offered enrollment if openings are available. Preference is given to students whose siblings have been accepted at St. Mary’s and students transferring from an out-of-area Catholic School.

Screening Tests (2023 – 2024 School Year)

Please contact Admissions for information on our next testing dates.


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