St. Thomas More School

  • At Saint Thomas More School.  we strive to not only build the minds of our students, but build their character as well. We educate them academically as well as spiritually and morally, with the goal of creating good students and good citizens to the world.
  • We at Saint Thomas More are a diverse population with ethnic and financial diversity.
  • We are a beautiful tapestry of all different types of people coming together to make a dynamic community.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Atlanta Association of Independent Schools (AAAIS)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1950
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2016

Student Body

Total Students485 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
30%
State avg.: 21%
Students by GradeSt. Thomas More School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
58%
Average Class Size27 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineFeb. 9 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$7,983
Tuition NotesCatholic tuition = $7,983 Non Catholic tuition = $10,985
% on Financial Aid
26%
Average Financial Aid Grant$3,678
Admissions DirectorEileen Killeen Maron
Admissions AssociateHeather McElroy

Sports

Total Sports Offered2 sports
SportsBasketball, VolleyballBasketballVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Boy and Girl Scouts Troops, Girls on the Run Program., Origami, Student Council

Arts and Music Programs:
Band Chorus

School Notes

  • Saint Thomas More Catholic School provides a sound curriculum and effective teaching to work with parents in nurturing children to become morally good and intellectually competent. Moral and religious guidance, order and self-discipline are instilled through kindness and firmness in the formation of character. Saint Thomas More School is committed to teaching in all modalities of learning. We provide an integrated approach that brings together faith and reason, in mind, body, and spirit; wisdom and knowledge; science and technology; and creativity in learning. We seek to develop persons committed to love God and one another, to seek the truth, to continue learning, and to develop their faith, skills, and talents. We are a community, in partnership with families and parishes, where each person is valued and respected.

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