St Thomas More Catholic

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St Thomas More Catholic Photo #1 - Welcome to the home of the Raiders
  • St. Thomas More School is a faith based community that provides for the well-rounded development of the whole child.
  • Our school community strives to create a spirit of love, understanding, and inquiry that nurtures each child in pursuing an agenda of spiritual development, positive self-awareness, and academic excellence.
  • Since opening its doors in 1957, our school has been assisting thousands of individuals in becoming responsible, productive and respected members of society.

Top Placements

St Thomas More Catholic places among the top 20% of private schools in District of Columbia for:

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
National Coalition of Girls
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1957
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students164 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
99%
State avg.: 46%
Students by Grade St Thomas More Catholic Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
3%
Average Class Size15 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$4,500
Tuition NotesApplication: $50 per family. Registration: $100 per child not to exceed $300.00 for a family of 3 or more siblings.
% on Financial Aid
70%
Average Financial Aid Grant$3,000
Admissions DirectorMrs. Diedre Shuler

Sports

Total Sports Offered3 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Track and FieldBasketballCheering,
Track and Field

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.13 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.After School Program until 6 pm, Basketball, Cheerleading, D.C Reads - Afterschool Program, Extended Care (AM and PM), Flag Football, Instrumental Music, Living Classroom Afterschool Program (Grades 6-8), NIH Internship, Partnership with Georgetown University School of Nursing, Premier Gospel Choir, Safety Patrol, Student Government Organization

School Notes

  • Over the past 3 years our First Grade class scored in the 90 % on our standardized test.
  • All our Kindergarten students read at or above First Grade by the end of the school year.
  • Our Students make charitable donations of over $1000 cash annually.
  • Our 8th graders provide community outreach to the needy through clothing drives and other similar project. Each 8th grade student is required to provide 150 service hours of community service prior to graduation.
  • All our 8th grade students are accepted in private high schools of their choice.
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Washington
    Grades: PK-8 | 228 students
    3.6 miles
    2700 O Street S.E.
    Washington, DC 20020
    (202) 581-2010
    3.6 PK-8
    228
  • Washington
    Washington School For Girls
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    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 3-8 | 134 students
    1.8 miles
    1901 Mississippi Ave Se Ste 203 2nd Fl
    Washington, DC 20020
    (202) 678-1113
    1.8 3-8
    134
  • Hyattsville
    St. Jerome Academy
    St. Jerome Academy Photo - 43rd Avenue Entrance
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 405 students
    9.3 miles
    5207 42nd Place
    Hyattsville, MD 20781
    (301) 277-4568
    9.3 PK-8
    405
  • Washington
    Grades: PK-8 | 225 students
    3.9 miles
    210 South Carolina Avenue SE
    Washington, DC 20003
    (202) 386-9920
    3.9 PK-8
    225
  • Washington
    Grades: K-12
    4.8 miles
    3742 Ely Pl SE
    Washington, DC 20019
    (202) 575-0027
    4.8 K-12
    n/a

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The average private school tuition in Washington, DC is $20,047 for elementary schools and $28,921 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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