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Our History

St. Mary's Episcopal School Edmond Original Building
St. Mary's Original School Building

1972
St. Mary's School was formed by Mrs. Kitty Warren and housed within St. Mary's Church

1977
The Vestry of St. Mary's Church voted to make the school a parish day school, and St. Mary's School became an official entity of St. Mary's Church.

1983
The church added an education wing to the existing church building. The school opened with 100 students in morning and afternoon sessions of preschool through kindergarten. 

1988-1989
The school expands further to the property adjacent to the church. In the fall of 1989, St. Mary's welcomed it's first, first-grade class.

1990
Susan Radke retires as the director of St. Mary's School and is replaced by Nancy Hetherington.

1992
St. Mary's expands to open up 2nd and 3rd grades.

1993
St. Mary's becomes accredited by the Southwest Association of Episcopal Schools. The school incorporates, and becomes a separate entity of St. Mary's Church. The school expands to open up a 4th grade class. 

1994
5th grade opens.

1997
The school moved into a new two-story education building adjacent to St. Mary's church.

2001
St. Mary's School Board of Directors purchased a 51-acre tract of land on Covell. The "Building our Future" campaign begins.

2003
Construction begins on our current facility at 505 E. Covell Rd.

2004
Phase 1 of the new building opened, housing third through fifth-grade students and administrative personnel

2006
Phase 2 of the new building is completed and the rest of the school moves into the new 23,000 square-foot facility.

2013
Nancy Hetherington retires, and Pamela Dockter joined St. Mary's as Head of School, as only the third Head in the School's History.