Grades: PK-8 | 288 students
St. Thomas School began in 1951 with a class of 17 students; today enrollment is 295 students.
The state-of-the-art campus provides an innovative and dynamic learning environment, purposefully designed to support the educational program.
Our campus is aesthetically stunning, and provides unique learning spaces such as a science lab, technology center, media publishing lab, library/multi-media center, a dedicated foreign language classroom, music room, and four plazas to support collaboration and research.
Our LEED Gold certification is a public statement about the school's commitment to the environment. St. Thomas School offers a rigorous program that emphasizes mastery of core academic knowledge and skills, the integration of technological, thinking, decision-making, and research skills, and the development of character and core virtues.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Association for the Education of Young Children
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-8|
|Total Students||288 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color||
State avg.: 27%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||36 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||8:1
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree||
|Average Class Size||16 students|
|Classroom Dress Code||Formal
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||Jan. 12 / rolling|
|Tuition Notes||Tuition varies between preschool and elementary/middle school grades.|
|% on Financial Aid||
|Average Financial Aid Grant||$16,063|
National avg.: 85%
|Admissions Director||Lyn-Felice Calvin|
|Admissions Associate||Emily Honig|
|Total Sports Offered||6 sports|
|Sports||Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, VolleyballBasketball, Cross Country,
Soccer, Track and Field,
Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball,
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||9 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Chess, Chorus, Cooking Classes, Drama, Falcon's Ledge Middle School Club, Guitar Lessons, Lego Robotics, Piano Lessons, Yearbook Chess, Chorus, Drama, Guitar Lessons, Lego Robotics, Piano Lessons, Yearbook, Cooking Classes,
Falcon's Ledge Middle School Club,
- The mission of St. Thomas School is to develop responsible citizens of a global society. In partnership with parents, we inspire and motivate intellectually curious students. Our small, nurturing environment supports the acquisition of a broad academic foundation with an emphasis on critical thinking, leadership skills, and the development of strong character and spiritual awareness.St. Thomas School invites, welcomes, and celebrates diverse cultures, individuals, experiences, and perspectives within our school community and the world beyond our doors. The members of our school community comprise a partnership of all constituents, including students, families, faculty, staff, trustees, alumni, and neighbors. We believe our most critical role is to nurture the development of tomorrow`s responsible and engaged global citizens. Further, we believe that understanding and exploring the connections among us makes us stronger. Together, our shared values of gratitude, responsibility, respect, courage, integrity, tolerance, compassion, perseverance, and generosity foster an inclusive and multicultural learning environment.
- Being a part of the St. Thomas School family means being open to the contributions of every member and recognizing that a sense of belonging stimulates our institution`s growth and strengthens our community. Celebrating and appreciating diversity is an ongoing process that requires open dialogue and exploration of ideas and beliefs. At St. Thomas School, our students begin a journey toward global citizenship that they will follow throughout their lives.
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