St. Matthias School

5825 Catalpa Ave,
Ridgewood, NY, 11385-0113
     Tel: (718)381-8003
Grades: PK - 8 | 411 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 411 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 23 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

Sports

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

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. After School Program, Band, Boy Scouts, Children's Choir, Girl Scouts, Media Club, School Newspaper Band, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Media Club, After School Program,
Children's Choir,
School Newspaper,

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)
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  • Middle VillageOur Lady Of Hope Elementary School
      (Roman Catholic)
    6121 71st St
    Middle VillageNY11379
    (718)458-3535
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    0.6 mi | 616 students | Gr. K-9                      
  • RidgewoodNotre Dame Catholic Academy
      (Roman Catholic)
    61st St & Bleecker St
    RidgewoodNY11385
    (718)821-2221
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.7 mi | 241 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • BrooklynSt Brigid School
      (Roman Catholic)
    438 Grove St
    BrooklynNY11237
    (718)821-1477
      (Roman Catholic)
    1.1 mi | 225 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • Middle VillageSt. Margaret School
      (Roman Catholic)
    6610 80th Street
    Middle VillageNY11379
    (718)326-0922
      (Roman Catholic)
    1.2 mi | 317 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • BrooklynSt. Elizabeth Seton School
      (Roman Catholic)
    751 Knickerbocker Ave
    BrooklynNY11221
    (718)386-4050
      (Roman Catholic)
    1.2 mi | 229 students | Gr. K-9                      

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