St Matthew's Episcopal Day School

  • St. Matthew's Episcopal Day School is a coed Episcopal Day School, serving students in grades preschool 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.

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 Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded1953

Student Body

Total Students305 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
44%
State avg.: 43%
Students by GradeSt Matthew's Episcopal Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
65%
Average Class Size18 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 12 / Jan. 26 / rolling
Tuition NotesNeed-based financial assistance is available.
% on Financial Aid
20%
Admissions DirectorEllen Williamson
Admissions AssociateMary Lenigk

Sports

Total Sports Offered9 sports
SportsBasketball, Climbing, Cross Country, Flag Football, Golf, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, VolleyballBasketballClimbing,
Cross CountryFlag Football,
GolfSoccer,
SwimmingTennis,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.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 Internation, Studio Art, 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,

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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