St. Thomas More Catholic School

920 Carmichael St,
Chapel Hill, NC, 27514-0275
Tel: (919)929-1546
Grades: PK - 8 | 429 students
St. Thomas More Catholic School's mission is to provide an education for each child in a God-centered environment.
The principles of Catholic Christianity are the basis of our existence.
Students should be respected as individuals who learn differently.
Teachers' reasonable expectations guide students toward developing responsibility, self-discipline, creativity, and compassion.
Students learn to value the ministry of community service.
Education encourages teachers and students to be life-long learners.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported as per assessment and parent meeting
Year Founded 1964

Student Body

Total Students 429 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 20%
State avg.: 17%
Students by Grade St. Thomas More Catholic School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 20%
Average Class Size 22 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(See downloadable parent/student agreement)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $6,710
Tuition Notes higher tuition for non-parish families, lower tuition for PreK and 3 year old program.
Acceptance Rate 95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Linda Raymond
Admissions Associate Michael Ashton

Sports

Total Sports Offered 8 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Tennis, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryGolf,
LacrosseSoccer,
TennisVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. band, battle of the books, chess, chorus band, chess, chorus, battle of the books,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Trinity School of Durham & Chapel Hill (5.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Chapel Hill KinderCare (2.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Artgarden Montessori School (2.3 miles away)
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  • Chapel Hill Chapel Hill KinderCare
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    210 South Elliot Road
    Chapel Hill , NC , 27514
    (919)942-7223
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    2.1  mi  |   students  |  Gr.  NS-PK
  • Chapel Hill
    Artgarden Montessori School
    Montessori School
    1603 E Franklin St
    Chapel Hill , NC , 27514
    (919)942-1339
    Montessori School
    2.3  mi  |  8  students  |  Gr.  PK-KG
  • Durham Montessori Community School
    Montessori School
    4512 Pope Road
    Durham , NC , 27707
    (919)493-8541
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    2.9  mi  |  255  students  |  Gr.  NS-8
  • Durham
    Five Oaks Seventh-day Adventist Christian School
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    4124 Farrington Rd
    Durham , NC , 27707
    (919)493-5555
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    4  mi  |  14  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
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    Bryson Christian Montessori School
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    Durham , NC , 27707
    (919)490-0287
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