St. Matthews Catholic School

St. Matthew`s Catholic School is a community where the paths of faith and knowledge come together guiding students through life. With God's help, the faculty undertakes the shared responsibility with families to nurture students in the habits of thinking, judging, and acting as responsible Christian citizens of our community.
The purpose of the school is to help each child grow and develop spiritually, morally, emotionally, and physically and intellectually.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked FL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 259 students
  • Average class size: 22 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

St. Matthews Catholic School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Florida for:

Category
Attribute
School History

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Please Contact School
Year Founded
1949

Student Body

Total Students
259 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
46%
State avg.: 46%
Students by Grade
St. Matthews Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
22 students
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Formal

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

Sports

Total Sports Offered
6 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
12 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Accelerated ReaderAcademic, Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts, Diocesan Brain Brawl, Girl Scouts, Mini Vinnies, National Junior Honor Society, National Woodsman Speech Contest, Science Fair, St. Vincent DePaul Society

Arts and Music Programs:
Choir

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Running Club

School Notes

  • St. Matthew`s Catholic School is a community where the paths of faith and knowledge come together guiding students through life. With God's help, the faculty undertakes the shared responsibility with families to nurture students in the habits of thinking, judging, and acting as responsible Christian citizens of our community. The purpose of the school is to help each child grow and develop spiritually, morally, emotionally, and physically and intellectually.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What sports does St. Matthews Catholic School offer?
St. Matthews Catholic School offers 6 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Soccer, Softball and Volleyball.
What is St. Matthews Catholic School's ranking?
St. Matthews Catholic School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Florida for: Largest student body, Most extracurriculars offered and Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for St. Matthews Catholic School?
The application deadline for St. Matthews Catholic School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
In what neighborhood is St. Matthews Catholic School located?
St. Matthews Catholic School is located in the Lakeshore neighborhood of Jacksonville, FL. There are 2 other private schools located in Lakeshore.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked FL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 259 students
  • Average class size: 22 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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