St. Matthew Catholic School
Tel: (615) 662-4044
Saint Matthew School was founded in 2001 and is home to 445 students in Pre-K though 8.
The motto of our school: Seeking Knowledge, Modeling Christ, and Serving Others is the guiding force behind every aspect of daily life at our school.
The high standards of Christian character, conduct, and service are developed as students embrace our motto.
We welcome students of all faiths and our teachings contribute to the character development of all our students.
In fall 2017, Saint Matthew was named a Blue Ribbon School.
The following year, in 2018, SMS launched our inclusive education program, opening our doors to students with intellectual and developmental disabilities.Our students supplement their academic endeavors with the opportunity to participate in our competitive sports teams, and co-curriculars including Science Olympiad, Mathletes, Model UN, and Drama/Forensics.Please visit our website to learn more or to schedule a tour.
- 2017 National Blue Ribbon Award Winners - 04/25/2017 - Saint Matthew School is awarded 2017 National Blue Ribbon
St. Matthew Catholic School places among the top 20% of private schools in Tennessee for:
- Category Attribute
- Advanced Degrees Highest percentage of faculty with advanced degrees
- Student Body Largest student body
- Extracurriculars Most extracurriculars offered
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)|
|Religious Affiliation||Roman Catholic|
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-8|
|Learning Difference Programs||Yes|
|Learning Programs Supported||inclusive education|
|Awards||Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2017|
|Total Students||462 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 16%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||32 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||14:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree|
|Average Class Size||22 students|
|Classroom Dress Code||Formal|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$7,649|
|Tuition Notes||Payment options include full payment, semi-annual payments or 12 monthly payments.|
|% on Financial Aid|
|Average Financial Aid Grant||$2,440|
|Admissions Director||Lori Bellante|
|Admissions Associate||Holly Ledieu|
|Total Sports Offered||7 sports|
|Sports||Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, VolleyballBasketball, Cheering,|
Cross Country, Football,
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||17 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Club or Organization:|
Drama Club, Forensics, Friends of Rachel Club, Mathletes in Action, Model UN, National Junior Honor Society, Praise and Worship for Students, Robotics Club, Science Olympiad, Spelling Bee, Student Ambassadors, Student Council
Arts and Music Programs:
Altar Servers, and Cantors, Children's Choir, Lectors, Liturgy Choir
- Standardized test scores such as the Iowa Assessment and Duke TIP show that Saint Matthew students are performing at a very high level and are well-prepared for the next stage of their academic development. Out of 130,000 public and private schools in the country, 342 schools received the 2017 Blue Ribbon Award, placing Saint Matthew in the top 0.3% of schools who received this coveted award.
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(615) 790-8556 8.3 PK-12
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