St. Martha Parish School

Providing excellence in Catholic education since 1967

St. Martha Parish School

11321 Academy Road

Philadelphia, PA  19154


School Office:  215-632-0320

Fax:  215-632-5546

Nurse:  215-637-0221

CARES:  267-205-3278

Scrip Office:  215-632-5821

Rectory:  215-632-3720


Principal:  Mrs. Karen A. Donofry

Financial Aid

The priority deadline for submitting Smart Aid tuition assistance applications is December 31, 2016. In addition to the completed application, families must also provide their 2016 Federal Tax Return on or before March 31, 2017. Please click on the following links for instructions and school codes.

Smart Aid Instructions AOP School Codes

Click here to access the financial aid page of the AOP website.











Great news to share about our partner, Children's Scholarship Fund Philadelphia! They have earned a perfect 100 score from independent charity evaluator, Charity Navigator, for their commitment to financial transparency and accountability. CSFP is one of just three education-based nonprofits in the nation to receive this honor. We are proud to partner with CSFP to make quality education affordable for so many families.

Faith in our Students - Confidence in our Future

Everyone at St. Martha's goes above and beyond for each and every student. This school has so much to offer...
a wonderful education, activities, clubs, 
and the best faculty and staff.

As my children leave St. Martha for high school, I know they are ready because St. Martha's gave them what they need to succeed. I am SMS Proud.  
A small school with a big heart. 

Tracey Drea ~ SMS Parent

St. Martha Parish School provides excellence in Catholic education in a nurturing and safe environment and offers classes for Grades Pre-K through 8.  Students are expected to arrive by 7:50 AM each day.  Daily prayers and announcements are made at 7:55 AM.  Any student arriving after 8:00 AM is considered late. Classes begin promptly after morning prayers.  Dismissal is at 3:00 PM every Monday through Thursday and 2:30 PM every Friday.  For safety purposes, Pre-K and Kindergarten classes dismiss at 2:45 PM every Monday through Thursday and 2:15 PM every Friday. Pre-K is available for children who are 3 or 4 years of age before September 1st.