Len Miller

Head Of School

Len joined Saint Mary’s Hall as head of school on July 1, 2020. He has served independent schools with distinction for more than 25 years. His tenure has been hallmarked by a deep commitment to the quality of academic programming, the student life experience, and the long-term sustainability and growth of the institution.

"What impressed me about the Saint Mary's Hall community was its people. It is a caring community of dedicated faculty, engaged parents, and earnest students. SMH really lives out the idea of 'Know and Be Known.' Knowing students is how SMH best delivers on its promise to provide an unparalleled learning experience."

Len's Letters

Len's end-of-year Remarks

June 1, 2022

In observing our students at the various end-of-year awards ceremonies, promotions, Baccalaureate, and Commencement, I was struck by how much they changed, matured, and grew.  Each of the ceremonies—especially the Forms 5 and 8 Promotions and the Commencement of our Seniors—evoked lots of emotions from the students, as well as the faculty and parents.  And, perhaps more than any in recent memory, these end-of-year activities were such a testament to the resilience and hope of our children….

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Lower School Students

May 10, 2021

In January, we shared with the SMH community that we were beginning to evaluate and prioritize our school’s class schedules as outlined in our 2018 strategic plan. For the past several months, we have been working diligently to build a dynamic new schedule. Together, we have analyzed our current program, studied the research on how to optimize student learning, considered best practices, engaged students in focus groups, and designed several viable models with faculty and staff. Over the last several weeks, our faculty and leadership team have been focused on every aspect of the student experience to design a schedule that truly fits SMH and our long-term mission as a school.

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