St. Mary's Academy Graduation
St. Mary's Academy Graduation
circa 1930
In Leonardtown, or in the immediate outskirts, are Leonardtown Elementary School, Middle School, and High School, and the James A. Forrest Career & Technology Center, which are part of the county public school system.  Private and Parochial Education is available at Father Andrew White Elementary School, Leonard Hall Naval Academy, and St. Mary's Ryken High School.   In addition, the College of Southern Maryland opened in September 1996.   Twenty minutes away, in St. Mary's City, is St. Mary's College of Maryland, nationally acknowledged as one of the best small colleges in the United States.
Leonardtown also boasts a branch of the St. Mary's County Public Library.  Membership is free to all St. Mary's County residents and activities include children's story times.
Important Phone Numbers
Leonardtown Elementary 301-475-0250
Leonardtown Middle School 301-475-0230
Leonardtown High School 301-475-0200
St. Mary's Technical Center 301-475-0242
St. Mary's Ryken High School 301-475-2814
Leonard Hall Jr. Naval Academy 301-475-8029
Father Andrew White School 301-475-9795
College of Southern Maryland 240-725-5300
St. Mary's County Library 301-475-2846