217 S. 4th Street, Wilmington, NC 28401 | ph: 910.762.5491 x140

The St. Mary Catholic School

St. Mary Catholic School is the first Catholic school in North Carolina. The school was established in 1869 and has been educating children continuously for 152 years making it the oldest Catholic school in North Carolina.

St. Mary Catholic School is dedicated to a comprehensive program for children in grades Pre-K through Eight. The mission of the St. Mary School is to ensure learning for all our students within the framework of Catholic Christian values. The faculty and staff are committed to offering each student the opportunity to develop their intellect and Catholic identity using exceptional learning techniques and the latest technology.

Through a continuous education at St. Mary Catholic School, graduates leave well-prepared to be independent learners who maintain high academic achievements and moral standards throughout their high school and college years.

img_20171214_181754735-1024x576As a Catholic school in the Diocese of Raleigh, St. Mary Catholic School has a racially non-discriminatory policy for all students and admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students.

Our school does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national, and ethnic origin in administration of their educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletics and other school-administered programs.


Latest News

St. Mary Catholic School Relief Offering to Ukraine

Monday, March 21st – Thursday, March 24th

Drop Off – Lower School 

Our school will be collecting the items listed below

March 20, 2022

The Nativity

December 15, 2021

Advent Concert

December 15, 2021

Mrs. Lorraine Westermark

In Memorium

Mrs. Lorraine Westermark

Beloved Suzuki Violin Teacher of St. Mary Catholic School

November 11, 2021

Soccer at St Mary

 New This Fall

St. Mary is excited to announce that we will be having a soccer team this fall

September 14, 2021

St. Mary Athletics Mr. Connor Gross – Athletics Director/Physical Education Teacher Hours: M-Th  3:00-7:00 pm August 27, 2021

Welcome to St. Mary

August 27, 2021
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