St. Thomas More Catholic

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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.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked DC School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 164 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,500
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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

Category
Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded
1957
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

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

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
3%
Average Class Size
15 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Application: $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 Director
Mrs. Diedre Shuler

Sports

Total Sports Offered
3 sports

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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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked DC School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 164 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,500
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average acceptance rate in Washington, DC is 69% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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