St. Thomas More Catholic School

4265 4th St SE,
Washington, DC, 20032-0200
Tel: (202)561-1189
Grades: PK - 8 | 170 students
St. Thomas More School is a faith based community that provides for the well-rounded development of the whole child.
Our school community strives to create a spirit of love, understanding, and inquiry that nurtures each child in pursuing an agenda of spiritual development, positive self-awareness, and academic excellence.
Since opening its doors in 1957, our school has been assisting thousands of individuals in becoming responsible, productive and respected members of society.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
National Coalition of Girls
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1957

Student Body

Total Students 170 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 90%
State avg.: 50%
Students by Grade St. Thomas More Catholic School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 3%
Average Class Size 15 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $4,500
Tuition Notes Application: $50 per family. Registration: $100 per child not to exceed $300.00 for a family of 3 or more siblings.
% on Financial Aid 70%
Average Financial Aid Grant $3,000
Admissions Director Mrs. Diedre Shuler

Sports

Total Sports Offered 3 sports
Sports Basketball, Cheering, Track and FieldBasketballCheering,
Track and Field

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 13 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. After School Program until 6 pm, Basketball, Cheerleading, D.C Reads - Afterschool Program, Extended Care (AM and PM), Flag Football, Instrumental Music, Living Classroom Afterschool Program (Grades 6-8), NIH Internship, Partnership with Georgetown University School of Nursing, Premier Gospel Choir, Safety Patrol, Student Government Organization Basketball, Cheerleading, Flag Football, NIH Internship, Safety Patrol, After School Program until 6 pm,
D.C Reads - Afterschool Program,
Extended Care (AM and PM),
Instrumental Music,
Living Classroom Afterschool Program (Grades 6-8),
Partnership with Georgetown University School of Nursing,
Premier Gospel Choir,
Student Government Organization,

School Notes:

  • Over the past 3 years our First Grade class scored in the 90 % on our standardized test.
  • All our Kindergarten students read at or above First Grade by the end of the school year.
  • Our Students make charitable donations of over $1000 cash annually.
  • Our 8th graders provide community outreach to the needy through clothing drives and other similar project. Each 8th grade student is required to provide 150 service hours of community service prior to graduation.
  • All our 8th grade students are accepted in private high schools of their choice.

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Washington Classical & Christian School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Clara Muhammad School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is National Childrens Center Se Upper School (0.7 miles away)
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  • Washington Clara Muhammad School
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    Washington , DC , 20032
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    Washington , DC , 20032
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