St. Matthias School

  • The mission of Saint Matthias School in Ridgewood, Queens, is to empower our students, through formal education, to reach the fullness of their potential as children made in God's image, and to encourage them to direct their talents toward the building of a more just society.
  • The school community of St. Matthias provides a loving and caring environment in which families from diverse cultures can grow in their love of Christ and each other without discrimination in our administration policies or educational programs.
  • The St. Matthias faculty believes service is sharing of time, resources, and energy for God and community.
  • We enable, encourage, and challenge our students to serve as Jesus did.
  • We commit ourselves to academic excellence, which fosters the intellectual development of faculty and students.
  • Rooted in our faith we enable our students to live out their Christian values in an ever-changing world.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded 1909

Student Body

Total Students 380 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade St. Matthias School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 21 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(dress code can be found on school website)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Please contact the school for any financial information at 718-381-8003
Admissions Director Ms. I. Rios
Admissions Associate Ms. A. Rotondo

Sports

Total Sports Offered 2 sports
Sports Basketball, Track and FieldBasketballTrack and Field,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. After School Program, Band, Boy Scouts, Children's Choir, Cinema Club, Fingers in Motion (Piano), Girl Scouts, Media Club, Tutoring Programs Band, Boy Scouts, Cinema Club, Girl Scouts, Media Club, After School Program,
Children's Choir,
Fingers in Motion (Piano),
Tutoring Programs,

School Notes

  • Registration requirements: Birth Certificate Immunization Record Baptismal Certificate (if baptized, you don't need to be Catholic to attend) Grade 4-8 copy of standardized tests Grade 5-8 copy of state tests Grades 1-8 Copy of last report card
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