St. Thomas High School

4500 Memorial Drive,
Houston, TX, 77007-0770
     Tel: (713)864-6348
Grades: 9 - 12 | 773 students
Rooted in a century-long tradition of excellence, the Basilian Fathers, lay faculty and staff of St. Thomas High School, with support from parents, actualize our motto, "Teach me Goodness, Discipline, and Knowledge," in an interactive place of teaching and learning.
We provide a challenging intellectual atmosphere and well-rounded formation, which support the development of moral character and prepare students to be successful in a technologically and globally oriented society.
Faithful to the mission of the Catholic Church, the school community seeks to actively share Christ's message in all endeavors, promote social justice through service to those in need, and uphold the uniqueness and dignity of all.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Texas Catholic Conference Education Department
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Year Founded 1900

Student Body

Total Students 773 students
Student Body Type All-boys
% Students of Color 32%
State avg.: 36%
Students by Grade St. Thomas High School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 56 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 39%
Average Class Size 18 students
Number of AP Courses 10 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses Calculus AB and BC,  US Government,  Biology,  Chemistry,  Physics,  Spanish,  US History,  English Literature,  English Composition  
Average SAT score 1930
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Dress pants, collared shirt, dress shoes)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $14,500
Tuition Notes Tuition increases $200-$1,200 each year.
% on Financial Aid 30%
Average Financial Aid Grant $4,500
Acceptance Rate 66%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Jon Moody
Admissions Associate Keith Page

Sports

Total Sports Offered 12 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Rugby, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryFootball,
GolfLacrosse,
RugbySoccer,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldWrestling,

School Notes:

Student and his parents must want their son to attend St. Thomas.
Three recommendations forms required: English teacher, math teacher and either principal or counselor.
Good academic, attendance and discipline record.  Transcripts required and past stadardized test scores required.
Entrance test or, for transfers, PSAT or SAT scores.

Profile last updated: 10/03/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is St. Stephen's Episcopal School Houston (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Center For Hearing And Speech (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Center For Hearing And Speech (0.4 miles away)
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