St Matthew Catholic School

  • 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.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students609 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
26%
State avg.: 44%
Students by GradeSt Matthew Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio28:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / 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.
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • San Mateo
    Grades: K-8
    1.3 miles
    1515 Dolan Ave
    San Mateo, CA 94401
    (650)342-6567
    1.3 K-8
    n/a
  • Belmont
    Grades: PK-8 | 319 students
    3.6 miles
    1000 Alameda De Las Pulgas
    Belmont, CA 94002
    (650)593-4265
    3.6 PK-8
    319
  • San Mateo
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    (Episcopal)
    Grades: NS-8 | 312 students
    0.5 miles
    16 Baldwin Avenue
    San Mateo, CA 94401
    (650)274-0728
    0.5 NS-8
    312
  • San Mateo
    St Gregory School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: K-8 | 310 students
    1.5 miles
    2701 Hacienda St
    San Mateo, CA 94403
    (650)573-0111
    1.5 K-8
    310

School Reviews

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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!
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