St. Thomas More Academy

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A vibrant Catholic school in Raleigh, North Carolina, St. Thomas More Academy (STMA) provides an outstanding college preparatory education ordered to training leaders for the 21st century. Offering strong intellectual and personal formation in the Catholic tradition, STMA invites families who are seeking a truly excellent Catholic school.
Our superb faculty provide students an opportunity to engage in their studies and quickly discover that they can exceed their own expectations.
We develop the spiritual, academic, physical, and social person, the whole student, knowing that this is the course for effective leadership in society.
Students who engage our rich curriculum and formation leave for college as confident, capable, and contributing young adults.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked NC School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 272 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,500
  • Average class size: 25 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 2 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

St. Thomas More Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in North Carolina for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
Year Founded
2002

Student Body

Total Students
272 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
20%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade
St. Thomas More Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
60%
Average Class Size
25 students
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
Honors courses offered in History, Honors courses offered in Languages, Honors courses offered in Literature, Honors courses offered in Math, Honors courses offered in Science
Average SAT score
1280
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
Uniform

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Feb. 2 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Middle School tuition = $6000 High School tuition = $6500
Admissions Director
Stormy Noland

Sports

Total Sports Offered
7 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
16 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Adoration Society, Altar Servers Society, Debate Team, Fencing Club, Future Farmers of America, Junior Classical League, Newspaper, Pro-Life Club, Robotics/Science Olympiad, Student Council, Women's Club, Writing Club, Yearbook Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Sacred Music Choir, Theater Program

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Crossfit

School Notes

  • Please visit the St. Thomas More Academy website for more information about admissions, FAQ, podcasts, athletics, clubs/extracurriculars, and the Catholic, Classical, College Prep curriculum.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does St. Thomas More Academy cost?
St. Thomas More Academy's tuition is approximately $6,500 for private students.
What sports does St. Thomas More Academy offer?
St. Thomas More Academy offers 7 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Cross Fit, Soccer, Swimming and Volleyball.
What is St. Thomas More Academy's ranking?
St. Thomas More Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in North Carolina for: Largest student body and Most extracurriculars offered.
When is the application deadline for St. Thomas More Academy?
The application deadline for St. Thomas More Academy is Feb. 2 / rolling (applications are due on Feb. 2 but additional applications are reviewed year-round as space permits ).

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  
Wonderful school! Dedicated faculty provide an excellent formation.
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5  
Great school full of happy kids! They have 100% college placement into really strong colleges and a better faculty than most anywhere in Raleigh (except maybe Raleigh Charter)--and all this for a fraction of the cost that other area privates. Really comfortable school. I think it's a model for what a small prep day school should be.
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5  
Excellent! Our son had an exceptional high school experience. Perhaps the finest school in the region. A high quality and caring faculty. He leaves there fully prepared to be successful in college.
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked NC School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 272 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,500
  • Average class size: 25 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 2 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Raleigh, NC is $11,118 for elementary schools and $14,256 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Raleigh, NC is 84% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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