St. Thomas School

8300 NE 12th Street,
Medina, WA, 98039-0980
Tel: (425)454-5880
Grades: PK - 8 | 295 students
St. Thomas School began in 1951 with a class of 17 students; today enrollment is 295 students.
The state-of-the-art campus provides an innovative and dynamic learning environment, purposefully designed to support the educational program.
Our campus is aesthetically stunning, and provides unique learning spaces such as a science lab, technology center, media publishing lab, library/multi-media center, a dedicated foreign language classroom, music room, and four plazas to support collaboration and research.
Our LEED Gold certification is a public statement about the school's commitment to the environment.  St. Thomas School offers a rigorous program that emphasizes mastery of core academic knowledge and skills, the integration of technological, thinking, decision-making, and research skills, and the development of character and core virtues. 

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association for the Education of Young Children
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1951

Student Body

Total Students 295 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 33%
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade St. Thomas School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 76%
Average Class Size 16 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Classroom Dress Code Formal

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 14 / rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition varies between preschool and elementary/middle school grades.
% on Financial Aid 12%
Average Financial Aid Grant $14,005
Acceptance Rate 67%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Lyn-Felice Calvin
Admissions Associate Emily Honig


Total Sports Offered 7 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Softball, Ultimate Frisbee, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryGolf,
SoftballUltimate Frisbee,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 12 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Chess, Chorus, Drama, Falcon's Ledge Middle School Club, Guitar Lessons, Lego Robotics, Photography, Piano Lessons, Softball, Toothpick Construction, Unicycling, Yearbook Chess, Chorus, Drama, Guitar Lessons, Lego Robotics, Photography, Piano Lessons, Softball, Unicycling, Yearbook, Falcon's Ledge Middle School Club,
Toothpick Construction,

School Notes:

    Profile last updated: 10/22/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Bellevue Christian School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sacred Heart School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Sacred Heart School (0.8 miles away)
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