St. Thomas More School is aCOED accredited college preparatory boarding school for students seeking success academically, athletically, and socially in a small community setting.
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.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 8-12
  • Enrollment: 162 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $56,900
  • Acceptance rate: 65%
  • Average class size: 9 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 8-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year
Yes
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded
1962
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
162 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
53%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade
St. Thomas More School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
67%
Average Class Size
9 students
Number of AP Courses
5 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
AP Calculus, AP Environmental Science, AP Government, AP Literature, AP Macroeconomics, AP Microeconomics, AP US History
Average SAT score
1160
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
Jacket and Tie for special occassions and events

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Laundry Service and books included
Summer Program Cost
$4,950
Summer Program Cost Notes
Various options available - see website for details
% on Financial Aid
52%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$30,234
Acceptance Rate
65%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Roland Lemay
Admissions Associate
Greg Ladd
Endowment Size
$6 million

Sports

Total Sports Offered
7 sports

Extracurriculars

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

Arts and Music Programs:
Music Club

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

School Notes

  • Expect More Learning- More Community- More Involvement
  • Summer@STM Full Four-week Session: Tuesday July 5, 2022 - Saturday July 30, 2022  4, 3, 2 week sessions available - see website
  • 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. 
  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • Andre Drummond - NBA All-Star Cleveland Cavaliers
    • Yuta Watanabe - NBA Toronto Raptors
    • Eric Paschall - NBA Golden State Warriors
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does St. Thomas More School cost?

St. Thomas More School's tuition is approximately $56,900 for private students and $4,950 for summer students.

What is the acceptance rate of St. Thomas More School?

The acceptance rate of St. Thomas More School is 65%, which is lower than the national average of 68%.

Who are famous alumni from St. Thomas More School?

St. Thomas More School famous alumni include: Andre Drummond, Yuta Watanabe and Eric Paschall.

Does St. Thomas More School offer a summer program?

Yes, St. Thomas More School offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.

What sports does St. Thomas More School offer?

St. Thomas More School offers 7 interscholastic sports: Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Soccer and Tennis.

When is the application deadline for St. Thomas More School?

The application deadline for St. Thomas More School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
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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5  
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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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 8-12
  • Enrollment: 162 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $56,900
  • Acceptance rate: 65%
  • Average class size: 9 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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