St. Thomas Elementary School

4229 N Monroe Avenue,
Peoria Heights, IL, 61616-0616
Tel: (309)685-2533
Grades: PK - 8 | 436 students
St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic School, a ministry of St. Thomas the Apostle Parish, strives to educate the whole person through academic excellence and faith formation.
We are a Christ centered community working to build the Kingdom of God.
We teach truth, build character, and inspire service.
St. Thomas School is a place "Where everyone matters and counts!"

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8

Student Body

Total Students 436 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 4%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade St. Thomas Elementary School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Blue pants, khaki pants, jumpers, skirts)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling


Total Sports Offered 6 sports
Sports Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
Cross CountrySoccer,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Band, Chess Club, Choir, Geography Bee, Scholastic Bowl, Speech Team, Spelling Bee, Spring Musical, Student Council Band, Chess Club, Choir, Geography Bee, Speech Team, Spelling Bee, Spring Musical, Scholastic Bowl,
Student Council,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Peoria Christian School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Peoria Christian School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Peoria Christian School (0.8 miles away)
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