St Matthew Catholic School

1000 Se 28th St
Topeka, KS 66605-0666
     Tel: (785)235-2188
        
   
Grades: K - 8 | 176 students
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St. Matthew Early school is part of the mission of St. Matthew Catholic Church and to the community in which it lives.
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It is licensed by the Kansas State Department of Health and Environment, and is administered by the Director, the Pastor of St. Matthew, and the St. Matthew Preschool Council.
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We believe that every person is a unique creation and has a right to be treated with dignity.
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We consistently treat every member of every family with whom we come in contact with love and respect.
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We strive to teach children loving and caring ways to interact with one another.
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The purpose of St. Matthew Early school Program is to provide a secure and safe environment as well as a loving and stimulating atmosphere in which children can grow socially, emotionally, intellectually, physically, and spiritually through developmentally age-appropriate practices.
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We recognize that children learn though play, and we strive to create a climate that encourages exploration, experimentation, and creativity.
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Special attention is given to fostering a positive self-concept in each child through creative and structured learning opportunities.
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Children go on field trips so they may learn through hands-on experiences.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 8

Student Body

Total Students 176 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 27%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade St Matthew Catholic School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Cair Paravel Latin School (2.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Kennedy Academy (1.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Kennedy Academy (1.3 miles away)
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  • TopekaKennedy Academy
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    206 SE Lakewood Ct
    TopekaKS 66609
    (785)266-5150
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    1.3 mi | 88 students | Gr. PK-K                      
  • TopekaOur Lady Of Guadalupe School
      (Roman Catholic)
    210 Ne Branner Street
    TopekaKS 66616
    (785)233-9171
      (Roman Catholic)
    2.6 mi | 142 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • TopekaMater Dei Catholic School
      (Roman Catholic)
    934 Sw Clay St
    TopekaKS 66606
    (785)233-1727
      (Roman Catholic)
    2.6 mi | 250 students | Gr. K-9                      
  • TopekaCair Paravel Latin School
      (Christian)
    635 SW Clay Street
    TopekaKS 66606
    (785)232-3878
      (Christian)
    2.9 mi | 332 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • TopekaHoly Family Catholic School
      (Roman Catholic)
    1725 Ne Seward Ave
    TopekaKS 66616
    (785)234-8980
      (Roman Catholic)
    3 mi | 194 students | Gr. PK-8                      

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