St Matthew School

Tel: (860)583-5214
Grades: PK - 8 | 265 students
St. Matthew School is a small private Catholic school located in Forestville, Connecticut and serves the members of St. Matthew parish, local parishes and the surrounding communities.
As God's covenant people, we fulfill the religious and academic purpose of Catholic education to teach Catholic doctrine and moral values, to develop academic skills, to create a high standard of academic achievement, to build a positive self image and respect for others.
The St. Matthew School Development Program was established in 1990 and is largely a volunteer, school board driven, comprehensive process, which strives to develop friends, students, and funds.
The Development Program's purpose is essentially threefold to build awareness and acceptance for St.Matthew School, To seek and retain students for the school.
St. Matthew School is committed to the education of the whole child by recognizing and accepting each individual regardless of age, gender, creed, socio-economic status or race as a unique creation loved by God.
As a faith community, priests, sisters, lay faculty, staff, parents, parishioners and students are committed to impart the Gospel as a way of life by striving to actively live and spread this Christian message.
As we work together to educate students spiritually, academically, and socially we prepare them to become contributing Christian members of society.
It is our responsibility to follow the policies and guidelines of the Archdiocese of Hartford and therefore provide challenges and opportunities for all students to experience growth in all aspects of their development.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8

Student Body

Total Students 265 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 3%
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade St Matthew School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 11 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 24:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Nw Village School-wheeler Clinic (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Great Beginnings (1.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Great Beginnings (1.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Plainville
    Great Beginnings
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: PK-KG | 51 students
    1.6 miles
    Po Box 159
    Plainville, CT 06062
    (860)747-1679
    1.6PK-KG
    51
  • Plainville
    Nw Village School-wheeler Clinic
    Special Education School
    Grades: PK-12 | 212 students
    1.7 miles
    91 Northwest Drive
    Plainville, CT 06062
    (860)747-6801
    1.7PK-12
    212
  • Bristol
    St Joseph School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 274 students
    1.9 miles
    335 Center St
    Bristol, CT 06010
    (860)582-8696
    1.9PK-8
    274
  • Bristol
    Grades: 9-12 | 439 students
    2 miles
    1001 Stafford Ave
    Bristol, CT 06010
    (860)584-0911
    29-12
    439
  • Plainville
    Grades: PK-3 | 36 students
    2.1 miles
    19 Pine Street
    Plainville, CT 06062
    (860)747-0157
    2.1PK-3
    36

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