St. Matthew Catholic School offers quality instruction from certified, caring and dedicated teachers.
Small class sizes allow for individual attention and a sense of community among our students and teachers.
Our school welcomes children from all faiths. As stated in our philosophy, "The administration and faculty of St. Matthew School believe and teach that our basic reason for existing is to teach Christ and communicate Christian values to the entire school family".
A Catholic Elementary School offering Pre-Kindergarten through Grade Six to the children of Tyrone and surrounding areas.
Children of all faiths are welcome into our small, family-centered school environment.
We believe that the FAMILY is the heart of our school community where we help each student grow to his or her full potential academically, spiritually and emotionally as they become a vital member of the family of God in our community.
The curriculum, provided by the Altoona-Johnstown Diocese, is based both on sound educational principles and on the values of a Catholic school system.
The integration of Gospel values is key to our program which provides a challenge yet emphasizes the basics.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 98 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6

Student Body

Total Students
98 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
2%
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade
St. Matthew Elementary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
7 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
navy slacks, plaid jumpers, white shirts

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Individualized tuition program

School Notes

  • St. Matthew Catholic School offers quality instruction from certified, caring and dedicated teachers. Small class sizes allow for individual attention and a sense of community among our students and teachers. Our school welcomes children from all faiths. As stated in our philosophy, "The administration and faculty of St. Matthew School believe and teach that our basic reason for existing is to teach Christ and communicate Christian values to the entire school family". A Catholic Elementary School offering Pre-Kindergarten through Grade Six to the children of Tyrone and surrounding areas. Children of all faiths are welcome into our small, family-centered school environment. We believe that the FAMILY is the heart of our school community where we help each student grow to his or her full potential academically, spiritually and emotionally as they become a vital member of the family of God in our community. The curriculum, provided by the Altoona-Johnstown Diocese, is based both on sound educational principles and on the values of a Catholic school system. The integration of Gospel values is key to our program which provides a challenge yet emphasizes the basics.
Source: Verified school update

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 98 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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