St. Thomas More School

630 W Ponce De Leon Ave
Decatur, GA 30030-0300
     Tel: (404)373-8456
        
   
Grades: K - 8 | 485 students
At Saint Thomas More School.
we strive to not only build the minds of our students, but build their character as well.
We educate them academically as well as spiritually and morally, with the goal of creating good students and good citizens to the world.
We at Saint Thomas More are a diverse population with ethnic and financial diversity.
We are a beautiful tapestry of all different types of people coming together to make a dynamic community.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Atlanta Association of Independent Schools (AAAIS)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 8
Learning Programs Supported Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded 1950

Student Body

Total Students 485 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 32%
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade St. Thomas More School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 58%
Average Class Size 27 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 20 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $7,160
Tuition Notes Catholic tuition = $7,160 Non Catholic tuition = $9,850
% on Financial Aid 24%
Average Financial Aid Grant $3,597
Admissions Director Eileen Killeen Maron

Sports

Total Sports Offered 2 sports
Sports Basketball, VolleyballBasketballVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Origami, Student Council, Band Chorus, Boy and Girl Scouts Troops, and Girls on the Run Program. Origami, Student Council, Band Chorus, Boy and Girl Scouts Troops, and Girls on the Run Program.,

School Notes:

Saint Thomas More Catholic School provides a sound curriculum and effective teaching to work with parents in nurturing children to become morally good and intellectually competent. Moral and religious guidance, order and self-discipline are instilled through kindness and firmness in the formation of character. Saint Thomas More School is committed to teaching in all modalities of learning. We provide an integrated approach that brings together faith and reason, in mind, body, and spirit; wisdom and knowledge; science and technology; and creativity in learning. We seek to develop persons committed to love God and one another, to seek the truth, to continue learning, and to develop their faith, skills, and talents. We are a community, in partnership with families and parishes, where each person is valued and respected.

Profile last updated: 09/04/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is The Community School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Decatur Presbyterian Children's Community (0.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Decatur Presbyterian Children's Community (0.7 miles away)
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