St Matthew Catholic School

  • 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.

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St Matthew Catholic School places among the top 20% of private schools in Tennessee for:

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Year Founded2001
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2017

Student Body

Total Students450 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
2%
State avg.: 16%
Students by Grade St Matthew Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:1
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

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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Franklin
    Grades: K-12 | 791 students
    7.9 miles
    336 Ernest Rice Lane
    Franklin, TN 37069
    (615)794-3501
    7.9 K-12
    791
  • Franklin
    Grades: PK-12 | 82 students
    8.3 miles
    810 Del Rio Pike
    Franklin, TN 37069
    (615)790-8556
    8.3 PK-12
    82
  • Franklin
    New Hope Academy
    (Christian)
    Grades: PK-6 | 220 students
    9.2 miles
    1820 Downs Blvd
    Franklin, TN 37064
    (615)595-0324
    9.2 PK-6
    220
  • Brentwood
    Brentwood Academy
    Brentwood Academy Photo - The Iron Eagles Robotics team has qualified and competed in the VEX World Robotics competition for the past three years, winning the coveted Design Award in 2015.
    (Christian)
    Grades: 6-12 | 786 students
    7.9 miles
    219 Granny White Pike
    Brentwood, TN 37027
    (615)523-0611
    7.9 6-12
    786
  • Brentwood
    Currey Ingram Academy
    Currey Ingram Academy Photo - This is the east side of Jennifer & Billy Frist Hall as seen from the fields behind the Lower School.
    Special Education School
    Grades: NS-12 | 318 students
    5.6 miles
    6544 Murray Lane
    Brentwood, TN 37027
    (615)507-3242
    5.6 NS-12
    318

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The average private school tuition in Tennessee is $9,057 for elementary schools and $10,014 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Tennessee is 87% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).