St Matthew Catholic School

910 S El Camino Real
San Mateo, CA 94402-0944
Tel: (650)343-1373
Grades: K-8 | 609 students
St Matthew Catholic School commit ourselves to creating a peaceful and caring, Christian learning environment in which we recognize, respect, and celebrate the dignity and differences of individuals.
Parent, parish, and school community work together to challenge students intellectually while nurturing them spiritually, physically, psychologically, and socially to prepare them to go forth into a diverse, technological world as active Christians with Catholic vision, persons with strong character, effective communicators, responsible citizens, and lifelong learners who live according to the teachings of Christ.
Parents, as primary educators, working in positive partnership with parish and school, create a faith community that inspires its members to live as Jesus lived.
Teachers nurture each child's unique gifts, facilitate academic growth and faith formation of the whole person, and prepare students to become conscious of and responsive to cultural diversity in society.

School Overview

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

Student Body

Total Students 609 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
36%
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade St Matthew Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 28:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling

School Notes:

  • St Matthew Catholic School commit ourselves to creating a peaceful and caring, Christian learning environment in which we recognize, respect, and celebrate the dignity and differences of individuals. Parent, parish, and school community work together to challenge students intellectually while nurturing them spiritually, physically, psychologically, and socially to prepare them to go forth into a diverse, technological world as active Christians with Catholic vision, persons with strong character, effective communicators, responsible citizens, and lifelong learners who live according to the teachings of Christ. Parents, as primary educators, working in positive partnership with parish and school, create a faith community that inspires its members to live as Jesus lived. Teachers nurture each child's unique gifts, facilitate academic growth and faith formation of the whole person, and prepare students to become conscious of and responsive to cultural diversity in society.

Profile last updated: 09/02/2014

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Martha Williams School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Centennial Montessori School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Centennial Montessori School (0.2 miles away)
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  • San Mateo
    Grades: PK-6 | 73 students
    0.2 miles
    27 10th Ave
    San Mateo, CA 94401
    (650)340-1230
    0.2PK-6
    73
  • San Mateo
    Grades: PK-K | 51 students
    0.2 miles
    27 10th Avenue
    San Mateo, CA 94401
    (650)343-8482
    0.2PK-K
    51
  • San Mateo
    Grades: NS-8 | 244 students
    0.5 miles
    16 Baldwin Ave
    San Mateo, CA 94401
    (650)274-0728
    0.5NS-8
    244
  • San Mateo
    Martha Williams School
    Special Education School
    Grades: 7-12 | 8 students
    0.6 miles
    15 N Ellsworth Ave # 201
    San Mateo, CA 94401
    (650)477-1501
    0.67-12
    8
  • San Mateo
    Beresford Montessori
    Montessori School
    Grades: K | 62 students
    0.7 miles
    1717 Gum St
    San Mateo, CA 94402
    (650)571-8749
    0.7K
    62

School Reviews

Highest regards for nuns who taught empathy, etiquette, and social skills. Teaching supurb. I, an average student took soph. classes upon entering public high school. The classics and contem. arts were also taught. "St. Matts" prepared me for the future lifetime. I have always been grateful!
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 07/24/15

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