St. Thomas The Apostle School

42 Adams Place
Delmar, NY 12054-0120
Tel: (518)439-5573
Grades: PK-8 | 233 students
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The philosophy of St. Thomas the Apostle School states that the education of a child is best supported with active cooperation between parents and school. As a school community, we recognize parents as the child’s primary educators.
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The philosophy of St. Thomas the Apostle School states that the education of a child is best supported with active cooperation between parents and school. As a school community, we recognize parents as the child’s primary educators.
St. Thomas the Apostle School recognizes the worth and dignity of each individual as a child of God.
Through daily examples, we guide all students to their fullest potential and create an atmosphere that encourages each child to grow spiritually, socially, emotionally and physically.
The goals of St. Thomas the Apostle School are to provide religious instruction that enables students to integrate truth and values into contemporary human life; to provide students with academic skills that they may make good citizens who make responsible decisions in a rapidly changing society.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other school association(s)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded 1956

Student Body

Total Students 233 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
5%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade St. Thomas The Apostle School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
90%
Average Class Size 21 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(School Uniform - Khaki pants or skorts & shirts with logos; Jumpers for K-4)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $4,990
Tuition Notes Financial aid available for qualified families.
% on Financial Aid
40%
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,550
Admissions Director Carmel Foltan

Sports

Total Sports Offered 4 sports
Sports Basketball, Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballSoccer,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 15 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art Club, Band, CYO Basketball, Dance, Drama, Graphic Design, Homework Club, LEGO Club, Liturgy Choir, Photography Club, Running Club, Soccer, Student Ambassadors, Yearbook, book club Art Club, Band, CYO Basketball, Dance, Drama, Graphic Design, Homework Club, LEGO Club, Liturgy Choir, Running Club, Soccer, Yearbook, book club, Photography Club,
Student Ambassadors,

School Notes

  • A tour of the school with the Director of Enrollment is required for all families, Preschool - Grade 8.  An interview with the family is required by the principal and the student will be required to attend a shadow day for any family wishing to transfer a student in K-gr. 8 to St. Thomas the Apostle School. Submission of an application and the non-refundable application fee does not guarantee acceptance.  A family`s entire application including, but not limited to, the academic and social needs of the individual and class, the families commitment to Catholic School education, and the enrollment of siblings at St. Thomas the Apostle School or other schools will be taken into consideration when determining acceptance. Upon acceptance, families will be required to sign a letter of intent to enroll and pay a non-refundable down payment to secure placement
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