St. Thomas High School

Tel: (713)864-6348
  • Rooted in a century-long tradition of excellence, the Basilian Fathers, lay faculty and staff of St. Thomas High School, with support from parents, actualize our motto, "Teach me Goodness, Discipline, and Knowledge," in an interactive place of teaching and learning.
  • We provide a challenging intellectual atmosphere and well-rounded formation, which support the development of moral character and prepare students to be successful in a technologically and globally oriented society.
  • Faithful to the mission of the Catholic Church, the school community seeks to actively share Christ's message in all endeavors, promote social justice through service to those in need, and uphold the uniqueness and dignity of all.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Texas Catholic Conference Education Department
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Year Founded1900

Student Body

Total Students773 students
Student Body TypeAll-boys
% Students of Color
32%
State avg.: 35%
Students by GradeSt. Thomas High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers56 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
39%
Average Class Size18 students
Number of AP Courses10 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesCalculus AB and BC, US Government, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Spanish, US History, English Literature, English Composition
Average SAT score1370
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Dress pants, collared shirt, dress shoes)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$14,500
Tuition NotesTuition increases $200-$1,200 each year.
% on Financial Aid
30%
Average Financial Aid Grant$4,500
Acceptance Rate
66%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorJon Moody
Admissions AssociateKeith Page

Sports

Total Sports Offered12 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Rugby, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryFootball,
GolfLacrosse,
RugbySoccer,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldWrestling,

School Notes

  • Student and his parents must want their son to attend St. Thomas.
  • Three recommendations forms required: English teacher, math teacher and either principal or counselor.
  • Good academic, attendance and discipline record.  Transcripts required and past stadardized test scores required.
  • Entrance test or, for transfers, PSAT or SAT scores.
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