St Thomas More High School

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  • Our mission at Saint Thomas More High School is to love, educate, and serve young people in the Spirit of Jesus Christ.
  • Saint Thomas More educates students in a safe, caring, college preparatory environment, emphasizing Catholic faith and morals, and academic excellence and innovation.
  • Providing a family-like atmosphere, Saint Thomas More nurtures the whole person: spiritual, ethical, intellectual, emotional, and physical, preparing young people to become living signs of Christ's love to the world.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other religious school association(s)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedLanguage Based/ Some IEP
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students530 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade St Thomas More High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio18:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size22 students
Number of AP Courses12 courses
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(No Athletic attire/yoga pants/shorts and skirts must be finger tip length)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNov. 1
Yearly Tuition Cost$10,800
% on Financial Aid
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorLucas Thomas
Admissions AssociateCynthia Salisbury


Total Sports Offered13 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
BowlingCross Country,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.29 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Academic Decathlon, Ambassadors, Art Club, Big Buddies, Chess Team, Dance Planning Committee, Drama Club, Faith Can Cure Cancer, Forensics, Green Club, Intramural Sports, Key Club, LSO, MORE Spirit Club, Music Ministry, National Honor Society, Native Circle, Peer Tutors, Pep Band/ Drumline, Pom Pons, Robotics, Science Club, Stage Crew, Student Council, Technology Honor Society, Theatre, TM Ambassadors, Tri-M Music Honor Society, Utopian

School Notes

  • Enrollment: 532 students in 2016-2017 (46% female, 54% male).
  • Faculty: 35 faculty members. All of our faculty members have secondary education degrees, nearly half have master's degrees.
  • Student/Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Average Class Size: 18 students
  • Percentage of Graduates Attending College: 98%. Our 89 graduates from the class of 2015 earned $4.2 million in college scholarships.
  • 5 Year Average ACT Score: 22.8 (compared with 22.2 (sate of WI) and 21 (nationally)
  • Campus: 16-acre campus which includes football/soccer field, baseball and softball diamonds, tennis courts, and adjacent parking lots.
  • Class Schedule: Traditional schedule with eight class periods daily. School begins at 7:50 a.m. and ends at 3:00 p.m.
  • History: St. Thomas More is located on a 16-acre campus that originally housed Pio Nono High School (1890) and St. Francis Minor Seminary (1941). In 1972, two all-boys high schools, Don Bosco (1946) and Pio Nono, merged to form Thomas More High School. Thomas More remained an all-boys school until 1989, when we first admitted female students. To emphasize our Catholic identity, the "St." was added in 2007 at the request of the Archbishop..
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