St. Matthew Catholic School

4100 East 56th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46220-0462
Tel: (317)251-3997
Grades: NS - 8 | 408 students
Saint Matthew Catholic School is an Indiana Department of Education and North Central Association affiliated school.
Saint Matthew is a member of the Office of Catholic Education Archdiocese of Indianapolis school community.
Saint Matthew is a federally recognized Carol M.
White Physical Education Program school.
Saint Matthew also participates in C.L.A.S.S.
(Connected Learning Assures Successful Students) as a model for discipline, literacy, and student procedures.
Gardner's multiple intelligences are utilized in classrooms.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
AdvancED
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Language- and mathematics-based support
Year Founded 1958

Student Body

Total Students 408 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 12%
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade St. Matthew Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 20%
Average Class Size 25 students
Advanced Courses Middle School Advanced Mathematics
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Khaki pants with logo polo shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $4,440
Tuition Notes Non-parishioner, Catholic - $5640 Non-parishioner, Non-Catholic - $7470
Acceptance Rate 95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Robin Sobolewski
Admissions Associate Kathy Gray

Sports

Total Sports Offered 10 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
FootballSoccer,
SoftballTrack and Field,
VolleyballWrestling,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 12 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Academic Challenge @ Cathedral HS, CYO Sports, Elementary Band and Choir, Elementary Mathematics Bowl, Elementary Spell Bowl, Girl and Boy Scouts, Middle School Band and Choir, Middle School Science Fair, Middle School Speech Team, Middle School Spell Bowl, Middle School Spring Play, TOPICS Spelling Bee CYO Sports, Academic Challenge @ Cathedral HS,
Elementary Band and Choir,
Elementary Mathematics Bowl,
Elementary Spell Bowl,
Girl and Boy Scouts,
Middle School Band and Choir,
Middle School Science Fair,
Middle School Speech Team,
Middle School Spell Bowl,
Middle School Spring Play,
TOPICS Spelling Bee,

School Notes:

Families are encouraged to apply for enrollment early for the following year. Wait lists are possible for future years as well. Students transferring from out-of-area schools are considered on a rolling date.

Profile last updated: 09/22/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Cathedral High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Worthmore Academy (0.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Indianapolis Junior Academy (1.4 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Indianapolis
     Cathedral High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 1272 students
    0.7 miles
    5225 E 56th St
    Indianapolis, IN 46226
    (317)542-1481
    0.79-12
    1272
  • Indianapolis
    Worthmore Academy
    Special Education School
    Grades: K-12 | 58 students
    0.8 miles
    3535 Kessler Boulevard East Dr
    Indianapolis, IN 46220
    (877)700-6516
    0.8K-12
    58
  • Indianapolis
    Indianapolis Junior Academy
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    Grades: PK-8 | 80 students
    1.4 miles
    2910 E 62nd St
    Indianapolis, IN 46220
    (317)251-0560
    1.4PK-8
    80
  • Indianapolis
    Grades: 9-12 | 686 students
    1.8 miles
    5885 Crittenden Avenue
    Indianapolis, IN 46220
    (317)251-1451
    1.89-12
    686
  • Indianapolis
    Grades: K-8 | 375 students
    1.8 miles
    5858 N. Crittenden Ave
    Indianapolis, IN 46220
    (317)257-9366
    1.8K-8
    375

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