St. Thomas More High School
- Top Ranked WI School
- Grades: 9-12
- Students: 530 students
- Yearly Tuition: $11,500
- Acceptance rate: 77%
- Average class size: 18 students
- Application Deadline: Nov. 4 / rolling
- STM Seniors Earn First Place at Wisconsin PLTW Engineering Design and Biomedical Innovations Competition - 06/01/2020Three members of STM`s newest graduation classIsabel Jimenez, Sarah Pelzek, and Audrey Raflikplaced first at this year`s Wisconsin Project Lead The Way (PLTW) Engineering Design and Biomedical Innovations Competition hosted by the Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE).
- STM Receives National Honor for Excellence in STEM Education - 04/01/2020St. Thomas More High School has been recognized as a Project Lead The Way (PLTW) Distinguished High School for providing students with broad access to transformative, hands-on learning opportunities in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). This marks the second time St. Thomas More has won this prestigious award, with the school first recognized as a PLTW Distinguished High School in 2018.
- STM Senior Awarded Herb Kohl Student Excellence Scholarship - 02/01/2020St. Thomas More High School is proud to announce that senior David Jensen has been awarded the Herb Kohl Student Excellence Scholarship. Presented by the Herb Kohl Educational Foundation, the Herb Kohl Excellence Scholarship recognizes student leadership, citizenship, school and community involvement, and academic achievement in graduating high school students across Wisconsin.
- Alumni Spotlight: Grace Walton (STM ’15) - 01/01/2020Grace Walton (STM `15) is working toward her bachelor`s degree in nuclear medicine technology at Northwestern University. She has made the most out of her time in college, participating in intramural sports, academic clubs, and community service, while remaining dedicated to her goal of becoming a nuclear medicine technologist.
- STM Raises $17,000 for Virtual-Reality Software on Giving Tuesday - 12/04/2019St. Thomas More High School proudly announces that the school`s one-day Giving Tuesday campaign raised nearly $17,000, with a median gift of only $100. This funding will support the purchase of innovative software that uses augmented and virtual reality to enhance experiential learning for students in multiple fields of study.
- Staff Spotlight: Mr. Jed Wardecke - 12/01/2019In his role as Campus Minister, Wardecke still utilizes his love of music. Guided by his own experience, he encourages student musicians to share their gifts with the community, especially at Mass. As he continues through his first year at STM, Wardecke looks forward to strengthening the school`s identity as a Catholic institution and helping students reflect on how the service and events they perform at STM will help form their own personal faith journeys.
- Teacher Spotlight: Mrs. Aliscia Benetti - 11/01/2019Aliscia Benetti has always known that she wanted to be a teacher, although she didn`t think it would involve numbers or formulas. At the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Benetti studied music and Italian literature and then spent a year studying abroad in a music conservatory. She continues to play music professionally, including for the Kenosha Symphony Orchestra.
- STM Junior Named Hispanic Youth of the Year - 10/01/2019STM junior Veronica Cecilia Salinas received the Hispanic Youth of the Year Award from the United Migrant Opportunity Services (UMOS), a nonprofit that provides programs and services to improve the employment, educational, health, and housing opportunities for underserved populations, at the organization`s annual Hispanic Awards Banquet on Saturday, October 19 at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino. This award honors Salinas for her enthusiastic involvement in and advocacy for her community.
- Brothers in Blog: Evan Western and Mitchell Maurer (TM ’05) - 10/01/2019Evan Western and Mitchell Maurer, both graduates from the Class of 2005, are the managing editors of Acme Packing Company and Brew Hoop, closely followed Packers` and Bucks` blogs published by SB Nation. Running the websites has provided the duo a creative outlet to express their fandom and led to surprising developments, including a new job.
- Teacher Spotlight: Mr. Kyle Potter - 09/01/2019Kyle Potter loves teaching theology because it makes a difference in people`s lives. Potter is working on his Ph.D at Marquette University and has taught college courses for the past three years.
St. Thomas More High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Wisconsin for:
Academics and Faculty
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate
Ambassadors, Art Club, Cavalier Coaches, Chess & Board Game Club, Drama Club, Faith in a Cure, Forensics, Green Club, Latino Student Organization, National Art Honor Society, National Honor Society, Native Circle, Peer Tutors, Robotics, Student Council, Students Against Destructive Decisions
Arts and Music Programs:
Music Ministry, Pep Band/ Drumline, Stage Crew, Theater, Tri-M Music Honor Society
Recreational Athletic Programs:
- Located on a 16-acre campus on Milwaukee`s historic south side, St. Thomas More High School provides the foundation for students to lead humbly, to always seek truth and knowledge, and to answer God`s call to serve.
- One of the most diverse schools in Milwaukee, St. Thomas More is easily accessible from I-94 and I-794, offers three free bus lines, and provides some type of financial aid to roughly 90 percent of students.
- With a student-to-teacher ratio of 12:1, St. Thomas More gives students the individual attention they need to achieve lasting success in high school, college, and their professional career.
- St. Thomas More`s teaching staff includes two Ph.Ds., five Kohl Teacher Fellows, two fellows at the University of Wisconsin`s Center for the Study of the American Constitution, a fellow at the James Madison Foundation, a Project Lead the Way Master teacher, and the Wisconsin Art Teacher of the Year. The results of a St. Thomas More education are clear: 100 percent of our students graduate high school, and 99 percent of the past six graduating classes enrolled in college, enter the military, or joined a public-service program.
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