St. Thomas More Elementary School

At St. Thomas More Catholic School we encourage students to recognize the inner beauty of the individual and stress the importance of accepting and viewing people as they are seen in the eyes of God.
In a climate of prayer and worship and as a member of the Catholic faith community, we strive to look to the beauty of the past and the hope of the future.
We strive to create an environment that enables students to grow spiritually, academically, socially, and physically.
We are committed to the values of Catholic education and the goal of bringing each student to the fullest potential through religious training, academics, service and moral development.
Our goal is to make each child`s educational experience both meaningful and productive in a Catholic setting.
At St. Thomas More School we accomplish this goal by creating a rigorous academic curriculum delivered in a nurturing setting of discipline and respect.
St. Thomas More School has successfully educated students for 45 years.
Our history is one of challenging students to be their best through personal understanding and insight.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-9
  • Students: 491 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,100
  • Acceptance rate: 99%
  • Average class size: 23 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-9
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Mild learning differences
Year Founded
1951

Student Body

Total Students
491 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
3%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade
St. Thomas More Elementary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
40%
Average Class Size
23 students
List of Courses Offered
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Formal

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Reduced amount for second and third+ students in the K-8 program
Acceptance Rate
99%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Maria Collins

Sports

Total Sports Offered
6 sports

School Notes

  • At St. Thomas More Catholic School we encourage students to recognize the inner beauty of the individual and stress the importance of accepting and viewing people as they are seen in the eyes of God. In a climate of prayer and worship and as a member of the Catholic faith community, we strive to look to the beauty of the past and the hope of the future. We strive to create an environment that enables students to grow spiritually, academically, socially, and physically. We are committed to the values of Catholic education and the goal of bringing each student to the fullest potential through religious training, academics, service and moral development. Our goal is to make each child`s educational experience both meaningful and productive in a Catholic setting. At St. Thomas More School we accomplish this goal by creating a rigorous academic curriculum delivered in a nurturing setting of discipline and respect. St. Thomas More School has successfully educated students for 45 years. Our history is one of challenging students to be their best through personal understanding and insight.

School Reviews

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Mrs. Linda Kennedy ! Thank you for you love of God, carrying on your strong faith to my children. Thank you for your support and patient with children. You are a true role model to our children who are our future. If you are looking for a catholic school for your children, try STM. They have a team of teachers that are true leaders that put the children first .
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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-9
  • Students: 491 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,100
  • Acceptance rate: 99%
  • Average class size: 23 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average acceptance rate in Pittsburgh, PA is 93% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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