St. Matthias Elementary School

170 John F Kennedy Blvd,
Somerset, NJ, 08873-0887
Tel: (732)828-1402
Saint Matthias School is an integral part of the Catholic Community of Saint Matthias which is committed to continuing the mission and message of the love of Jesus Christ through its education ministry.
Saint Matthias School is a Catholic School dedicated to faith, caring and excellence.
In partnership with the family, Saint Matthias School encourages the children to grow as worthwhile members of the Christian community.
Believing that the key to successful performance and behavior is self-esteem, we are committed to developing strength of character, decision-making skills, and a mature sense of civic and Christian responsibility.
We at Saint Matthias School, strive to witness by speech, action, and attitudes the doctrines and moral standards of the Roman Catholic Church.
Prayer is a daily experience, either creative or traditional.
Faculty and staff, principal, pastor, and parents complement each other with their unique gifts and talents.
The Saint Matthias Community guides the children toward a personal relationship with the Lord as Father and Friend —a Lord who loves and forgives.
Saint Matthias School strives to instill a sense of wonder, enthusiasm, and respect for learning.
Children are introduced to ideas and experiences logically in an ever widening and challenging program.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 9

Student Body

Total Students 552 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 35%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade St. Matthias Elementary School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 24:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Rutgers Preparatory School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Community Christian Academy & Preschool (0.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Cedar Hill Prep School (1.8 miles away)
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  • Somerset Community Christian Academy & Preschool
    (Baptist)
    211 Demott Ln
    Somerset , NJ , 08873
    (732)246-9383
    (Baptist)
    0.7  mi  |  67  students  |  Gr.  K-3
  • Somerset
    KinderCare at Somerset
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    435 DeMott Lane
    Somerset , NJ , 08873
    (732)873-0176
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    1.1  mi  |   students  |  Gr.  NS-PK
  • Somerset
    Little Children Of God Preschool & Kindergarten
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Christian)
    870 Hamilton St
    Somerset , NJ , 08873
    (732)545-3744
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Christian)
    1.4  mi  |  49  students  |  Gr.  K
  • Somerset
    Cedar Hill Prep School
    (Nonsectarians)
    152 Cedar Grove Lane
    Somerset , NJ , 08873
    (732)356-5400
    (Nonsectarians)
    1.8  mi  |  263  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Somerset
    Rutgers Preparatory School
    (Nonsectarians)
    1345 Easton Ave
    Somerset , NJ , 08873
    (732)545-5600
    (Nonsectarians)
    1.8  mi  |  691  students  |  Gr.  PK-12

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