St. Thomas More Academy

103 Prospect Street
Middletown, MD 21769-0217
     Tel: (240)490-5479
        
   
Grades: PK - 8 | 40 students
Saint Thomas More Academy is a Catholic elementary and middle school located in Frederick County Maryland.
Recognized by the Archdiocese of Baltimore as a Catholic School, St. Thomas More Academy provides the rigors of a classical liberal arts curriculum with lessons in spirituality and virtuous living.
STMA students are inspired to reach their fullest potential through the gentle education of the heart, mind and soul.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other religious school association(s)
National Association of Private Catholic and Independent Schools (NAPCIS)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Year Founded 2000

Student Body

Total Students 40 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 7%
State avg.: 35%
Students by Grade St. Thomas More Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 95%
Average Class Size 5 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(school uniform- plaid jumpers, khaki pants, polos, skorts, gym uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $5,500
Tuition Notes Multiple student discount offered. Second student-10%, 3rd student-30%, 4th student 75%, 5th and more - 85%
Acceptance Rate 90%
National avg.: 85%

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Blue Knights, Caring Kids Club, Litte Flowers, National Junior Honor Society, On site piano and guitar lessons offered after school Blue Knights, Litte Flowers, Caring Kids Club,
National Junior Honor Society,
On site piano and guitar lessons offered after school,

School Notes:

  • STMA strives to develop responsible, courteous, self-disciplined children whose pride in themselves, their school and their community is reflected in their behavior.
  • STMA seeks to model the behaviors and expectations we teach
  • Small classes provide greater opportunites for all children to be recognized as individuals, and for their needs to be met

Profile last updated: 09/04/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Frederick Christian Academy (4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Middletown United Methodist Church Preschool And (2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Middletown United Methodist Church Preschool And (2 miles away)
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School Reviews

11 months ago
St. Thomas More Academy is a wonderful school! My children have excelled academically and grown spiritually while attending STMA. The small classes foster a unique learning environment which cannot be found any where else in this area. I highly recommend St. Thomas More.
- Posted by Parent
1 year ago
My children love this school. It is a great value with affordable tuition, small classes, dedicated teachers, and an advanced curriculum in a wonderful Christian environment. As a parent I am able to be involved and have been able to get to know the teachers , staff, and other families very well.
- Posted by Parent
1 year ago
This is an excellent classical Catholic School that strives to educate the heart, mind and soul of the students by nurturing them in small classroom settings with caring teachers and a Christ-centered education. My children thrive in this environment and many children that have transferred in have experienced dramatic positive turnarounds that are life changing. The tuition was just DECREASED for the 2012-2013 school year and the school is moving to an incredibly beautiful new campus just down the road from the current site. I recommend visiting the school and taking a tour with the principal Mrs. Lyburn to see for yourself why this school is such a blessing!
- Posted by Parent

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