St. Matthew Catholic School

Tel: (615)662-4044
  • St. Matthew School is a parochial elementary school fully accredited by the Diocese of Nashville, The State of Tennessee and The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).
  • St. Matthew Schools offers a strong academic program committed to excellence in the areas of religion, language arts, mathematics, science, social studies, computer, art, music, physical education and health.
  • Expectations are high for all students to develop as readers, writers and thinkers as they grow in faith, knowledge and service to others.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Year Founded2001

Student Body

Total Students450 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
6%
State avg.: 18%
Students by GradeSt. Matthew Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio25:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
60%

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$6,140
Tuition NotesPayment options include full payment, semi-annual payments or 12 monthly payments.
Admissions DirectorCharlene Garrett
Admissions AssociateMichele Donnelly

Sports

Total Sports Offered6 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
FootballGolf,
SoccerVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.10 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Art Club, Chess Club, Children's Choir, Digital Storytelling, Dramatic Storytelling, Mathletes in Action, Science Club, Spanish Club, Spelling Bee, Student Council Art Club, Chess Club, Science Club, Spanish Club, Spelling Bee, Children's Choir,
Digital Storytelling,
Dramatic Storytelling,
Mathletes in Action,
Student Council,

School Notes

  • The curriculum at St. Matthew School is an integrated Christian program where fundamental communication skills are emphasized with a hands-on, minds-on, cyclical method of instruction. Students are taught patterned, logical, higher-level thinking processes throughout the disciplines of study. They are instructed to make observations, discern patterns, and apply knowledge through the scientific process of inquiry. Reading, writing, speaking, listening and logical thinking are emphasized daily.
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