St Thomas More Elementary School

1625 W Highland Ave
Elgin, IL 60123-0601
Tel: (847)742-3959
Grades: PK-8 | 273 students
St. Thomas More School officially opened on September 19, 1960 with Grades 1 - 5.
One new grade was added each year thereafter until the school reached the capacity of eight grades.
St. Thomas More School follows the Diocese of Rockford guidelines for our academic curriculum.
We also offer library, computer, music, band, physical education, and art enrichment classes.
Students have religion classes on a daily basis and Mass is incorporated regularly into the curriculum.
Our Kindergarten Program is full day.

School Overview

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

Student Body

Total Students 273 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade St Thomas More Elementary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 9 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 30:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Larkin Center School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Larkin Center School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Good Shepherd Lutheran School (0.7 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Elgin
    Larkin Center School
    Special Education School
    Grades: 1-12 | 57 students
    0.5 miles
    515 Sports Way
    Elgin, IL 60123
  • Elgin
    Good Shepherd Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    Grades: PK-5 | 38 students
    0.7 miles
    1111 Van Street
    Elgin, IL 60123
  • Elgin
    Grades: PK-8 | 100 students
    0.7 miles
    2250 W Highland Ave
    Elgin, IL 60123
  • Elgin
    Main Lane KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK | 60 students
    1 miles
    1520 Main Lane
    Elgin, IL 60123
  • Bartlett
    Brewster Creek KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK
    1.2 miles
    795 South Route 59
    Bartlett, IL 60103

School Reviews

School is real solid from top to bottom. Great atmosphere. I would like to add that the school class size is approx.: 20-30 children per grade, with an average of about 25. There are many programs, specials, and sports that make the school even a better experience for your child. If considering your options give St. Thomas More a good look.
- Posted by Parent, 03/19/15

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