St Matthias School

Tel: (773)784-0999
  • St. Matthias Transfiguration School is committed to providing a well-rounded Catholic educational experience that emphasizes academic achievement and fosters spiritual, intellectual, emotional and physical development among its students, thus enabling them to contribute effectively in a constantly changing world where faith in God, respect for self and others, and hope for the future are essential.

School Overview

Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedSpecial Education Teacher on Staff, Title 1 Education Program
Year Founded1887

Student Body

Total Students320 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
65%
State avg.: 31%
Students by GradeSt Matthias School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio20:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
70%
Average Class Size22 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Khaki or navy pants and logoed polo, skirt or jumper)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$5,200
Tuition NotesPreschool tuition is based on preferred number of school days (three or five days a week, full or half days). Preschool maintains 1:10 teacher to student ratio. Teaching assistant in each prekindergarten class.
% on Financial Aid
35%
Admissions DirectorDeb Bukovy

Sports

Total Sports Offered2 sports
SportsBasketball, VolleyballBasketballVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.11 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Boy Scouts, Choir, Emerald City Drama, Environmental Club, Girl Scouts, Girls on the Run, Girls on Track, Robotics Club, Spanish, Spanish Art, Yoga

School Notes

  • Prekindergarten students must be potty trained and able to independently manipulate their clothing
  • Prekindergarten students must be either 3 or 4 years old by Sept. 1, Kindergartners must be 5 by Sept. 1.
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