St Thomas More Elementary School

  • Saint Thomas More School in Alhambra is known for its legacy of faith, its excellence in education and it tradition of Christian Leadership.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1952
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students234 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
92%
State avg.: 44%
Students by GradeSt Thomas More Elementary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
40%

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$4,266
Tuition NotesParishioner Rate
% on Financial Aid
11%
Average Financial Aid Grant$1,000
Admissions DirectorMary Helen Lazo

Sports

Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Flag Football, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
Flag FootballVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Cheerleading, Chess Club, Choir, CYO Sports, Liturgical Dance, Music, Scouts, Student Government

School Notes

  • The goal of Saint Thomas More School is to teach young people to integrate Christian values into all aspects of life and encourage them to grow in their relationships with God, in their self-worth, and in their respect for one another. We provide students with educational and social skills needed to be active, productive members of the Church and community. School-Wide Goals
  • to teach Christ-centered values
  • to maintain a qualified teaching staff
  • to foster Christian leadership in service
  • to involve parents in partnership
  • to foster respect for cultural diversity
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