St. Matthew's Episcopal Day School

  • St. Matthew's Episcopal Day School is a coed Episcopal Day School, serving students in grades Pre-K through 8th grade.
  • The School is dedicated to nurturing the heart, mind, and spirit of each of its students.
  • We are proud of the academic success of our students, but even more so, of the habits of mind they are learning and demonstrating each day.
  • Having your children attend St. Matthew's is a family commitment to providing the best possible education.
  • It involves a desire to put learning first, experience new things and become involved.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS)
Religious AffiliationEpiscopal
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedSupport specialist for mild learning differences
Year Founded1953

Student Body

Total Students297 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
46%
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade St. Matthew's Episcopal Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Average Class Size16 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Uniform khaki pants and polo )

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesNeed-based financial assistance is available.
% on Financial Aid
20%
Admissions DirectorTish Scola
Admissions AssociateRoxy Nielsen

Sports

Total Sports Offered10 sports
SportsBasketball, Climbing, Cross Country, Flag Football, Golf, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballClimbing,
Cross CountryFlag Football,
GolfSoccer,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Recreational Athletic Programs:
All St. Matthew's students take courses in Music, and Drama. Jr. and Sr. Choirs are offered from 3rd to 8th grades. Student and Faculty led club activities are designed into the weekly schedule. Enrichment courses such as Chess, Clubs - Programs - Athletics, Internation, Studio Art

School Notes

  • Children must be three years old by September 1 for our Preschool program. Children must be four years old by September 1 for our Pre-K program. Children must be five years old by September 1 for our Kindergarten program.

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