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
15%
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 27:1
National avg.: 13:1
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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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