St. Thomas More School

     Tel: (513)753-2540
Grades: K - 8 | 280 students
St. Thomas More School is an elementary school of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati.
Located at 788 Ohio Pike in Withamsville (a suburb of Cincinnati), St. Thomas More has a proud tradition of commitment to the spiritual formation of its students and academic excellence.
With an enrollment of approximately three hundred students and the lowest student-teacher ratio among area private schools, students at the school are provided many opportunities for personal growth in a nurturing learning environment.
For more information or an appointment for a tour, call (513) 753-2540 or email

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported speech/language pathologist; reading specialists
Year Founded 1944

Student Body

Total Students 280 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 2%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade St. Thomas More School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 18 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 45%
Average Class Size 18 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Blue pants with either red or white polo shirts with school logo)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $3,295
Tuition Notes Limited tuition aid is available upon application for members of the parish.
% on Financial Aid 15%
Average Financial Aid Grant $500
Acceptance Rate 99%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Candace Hurley
Admissions Associate Candace Hurley


Total Sports Offered 7 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Football, Softball, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
SoftballTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Altar Servers, Band, Boy Scouts, Choir, Girl Scouts, Girls On The Run, Junior High Drama Club, Lego Robotics, Youth Group Altar Servers, Band, Boy Scouts, Choir, Girl Scouts, Lego Robotics, Youth Group, Girls On The Run,
Junior High Drama Club,

School Notes:

  • Faith Formation: religion is taught at all grade levels, with students attending weekly Mass, participating in prayer services and other Catholic traditions, such as the Stations of the Cross and Eucharistic adoration.
  • Curriculum: Core instruction is guided by the state approved Graded Course of Study for the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. Enrichment classes, including Spanish (grades 6-8) and Instrumental Music (grades 4-8) are offered.
  • St. Thomas More is one of 3 schools in Cincinnati awarded the "Thomas Edison Award of Excellence in Youth Science Opportunities" recognizing our inquiry-based, hands on science curriculum.
  • Technology rules! All classrooms have interactive whiteboards and electronic textbooks. Students in junior high are assigned netbooks for in school access to electronic resources.
  • Extra curricular offerings include a variety of athletics (volleyball, basketball, softball, track, football), Scouting, Lego Robotics, Spanish, 4H, Girls on the Run and others

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Archbishop Mcnicholas High School (5.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Winnie The Pooh Children's Center (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Winnie The Pooh Children's Center (0.3 miles away)
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