St. Matthias School

5825 Catalpa Ave
Ridgewood, NY 11385-0113
Tel: (718)381-8003
Grades: PK-8 | 399 students
The mission of Saint Matthias School in Ridgewood, Queens, is to empower our students, through formal education, to reach the fullness of their potential as children made in God's image, and to encourage them to direct their talents toward the building of a more just society.
The school community of St. Matthias provides a loving and caring environment in which families from diverse cultures can grow in their love of Christ and each other without discrimination in our administration policies or educational programs.
The St. Matthias faculty believes service is sharing of time, resources, and energy for God and community.
We enable, encourage, and challenge our students to serve as Jesus did.
We commit ourselves to academic excellence, which fosters the intellectual development of faculty and students.
Rooted in our faith we enable our students to live out their Christian values in an ever-changing world.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded 1909

Student Body

Total Students 399 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade St. Matthias School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 21 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(dress code can be found on school website)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Please contact the school for any financial information at 718-381-8003
Admissions Director Ms. G. Riccobene


Total Sports Offered 4 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 12 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. After School Program, Band, Boy Scouts, Boys/Girls Sports Clubs, Children's Choir, Cinema Club, Fingers in Motion (Piano), Girl Scouts, Lego, Media Club, Poetry, Tutoring Programs Band, Boy Scouts, Cinema Club, Girl Scouts, Lego, Media Club, Poetry, After School Program,
Boys/Girls Sports Clubs,
Children's Choir,
Fingers in Motion (Piano),
Tutoring Programs,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Martin Luther School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Our Lady Of Hope Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Notre Dame Catholic Academy (0.7 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Middle Village
    Grades: K-9 | 616 students
    0.6 miles
    6121 71st St
    Middle Village, NY 11379
  • Ridgewood
    Grades: PK-8 | 294 students
    0.7 miles
    61st St & Bleecker St
    Ridgewood, NY 11385
  • Brooklyn
    St Brigid School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 254 students
    1.1 miles
    438 Grove St
    Brooklyn, NY 11237
  • Middle Village
    St. Margaret School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 317 students
    1.2 miles
    6610 80th Street
    Middle Village, NY 11379
  • Brooklyn
    Grades: K-9 | 229 students
    1.2 miles
    751 Knickerbocker Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11221

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