St. Thomas More School

  • St. Thomas More School is an accredited college preparatory boarding school in the Catholic tradition for young men who have demonstrated intellectual ability yet have not realized their potential.
  • Within a structured environment, we motivate, nurture, and strengthen the intellectual, moral, physical, and social development of every student.
  • Dedicated faculty, individualized attention, small classes, challenging yet fun athletics and extracurricular activities, in a 100% boarding environment, are the cornerstones of an STM education.
  • Our robust Summer@STM program combines academics, study skills, athletics, and recreational activities, to ensure that students have a fun & memorable summer and are in a better position to achieve their goals when they return to school in the fall.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Offers Post-Graduate YearYes
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedMild Learning Differences
Year Founded1962
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost$4,950
Summer Program Cost NotesVarious options available - see website for details
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students120 students
Student Body TypeAll-boys
% Students of Color
State avg.: 22%
Students by GradeSt. Thomas More School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size9 students
Number of AP Courses5 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAP 2D Art, AP Calculus, AP Government, AP Macroeconomics,
Average SAT score1160
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Jacket and Tie for special occassions and events)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineFeb. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$56,900
Tuition NotesLaundry Service and books included
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$21,234
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorRoland Lemay
Admissions AssociateGreg Ladd
Endowment Size$6 million


Total Sports Offered12 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Cycling, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Martial Arts, Sailing, Soccer, Tennis, WeightliftingBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryCycling,
LacrosseMartial Arts,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.13 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Ambassadors Club, Beach Volleyball, Community Service, Cooking Club, Drone/VR Club, Kayaking, Robotics Team, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Music Club

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Cycling Club, Judo, Sailing, Ski and Snowboard Clu

School Notes

  • More Learning- More Community- More Involvement
  • Summer@STM Full Four-week Session: Sunday July 7, 2019 - Friday August 2, 201  4, 3, 2 week sessions available - see website

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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
Our son is a senior at STM. He has achieved everything we could have possibly imagined since our very first visit to the campus almost 4 years ago. Yes, we are happy. But more importantly, he is happy. Of the 7 colleges he has applied to, he has been accepted to 4 and is wait listed for another. He has received substantial merit scholarships to each accepting college. We believe this is a direct reflection of the effort he has put forth and the guidance he has received. Go Chancellors
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Excellent school - they take their motto very seriously and your son will succeed ... As the parent of a graduate and a sophomore I can honestly say they do an amazing job with young men.
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