St. Thomas More Elementary School

134 Fort Couch Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15241-0152
     Tel: (412)833-1412
Grades: PK - 8 | 474 students
At St. Thomas More Catholic School we encourage students to recognize the inner beauty of the individual and stress the importance of accepting and viewing people as they are seen in the eyes of God.
In a climate of prayer and worship and as a member of the Catholic faith community, we strive to look to the beauty of the past and the hope of the future.
We strive to create an environment that enables students to grow spiritually, academically, socially, and physically.
We are committed to the values of Catholic education and the goal of bringing each student to the fullest potential through religious training, academics, service and moral development.
Our goal is to make each child’s educational experience both meaningful and productive in a Catholic setting.
At St. Thomas More School we accomplish this goal by creating a rigorous academic curriculum delivered in a nurturing setting of discipline and respect.
St. Thomas More School has successfully educated students for 45 years.
Our history is one of challenging students to be their best through personal understanding and insight.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported mild learning differences
Year Founded 1951

Student Body

Total Students 474 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 4%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade St. Thomas More Elementary School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 21 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 23:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 40%
Average Class Size 29 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $3,868
Tuition Notes break for second and third+ students in the K-8 program
% on Financial Aid 10%
Average Financial Aid Grant $500
Acceptance Rate 99%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Sheila Riley


Total Sports Offered 7 sports
Sports Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Soccer, VolleyballBasketballBowling,
CheeringCross Country,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Hillcrest Christian Academy (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hillcrest Christian Academy (1.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Hillcrest Christian Academy (1.1 miles away)
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School Reviews

1 year ago
Mrs. Linda Kennedy ! Thank you for you love of God, carrying on your strong faith to my children. Thank you for your support and patient with children. You are a true role model to our children who are our future. If you are looking for a catholic school for your children, try STM. They have a team of teachers that are true leaders that put the children first .
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