We lead the students to a healthy recognition and acceptance of their talents in the arts.
We provide a stimulating, challenging, and integrated curriculum linking faith and culture.
Our students are encouraged to pursue God in every aspect of their life.
Our athletics program seeks to instill an enthusiasm and respect for life with a positive school spirit.
A Catholic school is both a teaching community and a worshiping community.
Our students lead by example.

Authentically Catholic

in the Dominican Tradition



The Dominican Pillars

  • Prayer
  • Study
  • Community
  • Service
  1. Fall Break – No School

    October 5 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  2. SMS Football @ St. Francis

    October 15 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  3. SMS and SHJHS Present “The Lion King”

    October 16 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Holy Father Prayer

October 2015

Human trafficking  That human trafficking, the modern form of slavery, may be eradicated.

Mission in Asia  That with a missionary spirit the Christian communities of Asia may announce the Gospel to those who are still awaiting it.



You Are Invited to St. Mary’s Open House
November 8th  2:00-4:00

Welcoming Children of All Faiths Since 1878

Prospective families are encouraged to tour the school while classes are in session.Tours are available all year long. If you  would like to schedule a private tour, please contact Kim Lemons, via email at kim.lemons@stmarys.tn.org or call 668-2525.

We are all beloved children of our loving, faithful, heavenly Father.