St. Thomas the Apostle School

4229 N Monroe Avenue
Peoria Heights, IL 61616-0616
Tel: (309)685-2533
Grades: PK-8 | 410 students
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St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic School, a ministry of St. Thomas the Apostle Parish, strives to educate the whole person through academic excellence and faith formation.
We are a Christ centered community working to build the Kingdom of God.
We teach truth, build character, and inspire service.
St. Thomas School is a place "Where everyone matters and counts!".

School Overview

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

Student Body

Total Students 410 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
22%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
90%
Average Class Size 21 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Blue pants, khaki pants, jumpers, skirts)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes See website for tuition costs.

Sports

Total Sports Offered 7 sports
Sports Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
Cross CountryGolf,
SoccerTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 13 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Band, Chess Club, Choir, Electronic Playground, Geography Bee, Girl/Boy Scouts, Odyssey of the Mind, Robotics, Scholastic Bowl, Speech Team, Spelling Bee, Spring Musical, Student Council Band, Chess Club, Choir, Geography Bee, Robotics, Speech Team, Spelling Bee, Spring Musical, Electronic Playground,
Girl/Boy Scouts,
Odyssey of the Mind,
Scholastic Bowl,
Student Council,

School Notes

  • St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic School, a ministry of St. Thomas the Apostle Parish, strives to educate the whole person through academic excellence and faith formation. We are a Christ centered community working to build the Kingdom of God. We teach truth, build character, and inspire service. St. Thomas School is a place "Where everyone matters and counts!"

Profile last updated: 01/19/2016

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