St. Thomas More School

  • St. Thomas More School is Pre-K - 8th grade school of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati.
  • Located at 788 Ohio Pike in Withamsville (a suburb of Cincinnati), St. Thomas More has a proud tradition of commitment to the spiritual formation of its students and academic excellence. With an enrollment of approximately 220 students and the lowest student-teacher ratio among area private schools, students at the school are provided many opportunities for personal growth in a nurturing learning environment.
  • For more information or an appointment for a tour, call (513) 753-2540 or email principal@sttm.org.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs Supportedintervention specialist and speech/language pathologist; reading specialists
Year Founded1944

Student Body

Total Students256 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
2%
State avg.: 17%
Students by GradeSt. Thomas More School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio21:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
45%
Average Class Size20 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Blue pants with either red or white polo shirts with school logo)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$3,695
Tuition NotesLimited tuition aid is available upon application for members of the parish. Provider for EdChoice Expansion Scholarship
% on Financial Aid
15%
Average Financial Aid Grant$500
Acceptance Rate
99%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorCandace Hurley
Admissions AssociateCandace Hurley

Sports

Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Football, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
FootballTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Altar Servers, Boy Scouts, Choir, Girl Scouts, Junior High Drama Club, Lego Robotics, Youth Group

Club or Organization:
Yearbook Clu

School Notes

  • Faith Formation: religion is taught at all grade levels, with students attending weekly Mass, participating in prayer services and other Catholic traditions, such as the Stations of the Cross and Eucharistic adoration.
  • Curriculum: Core instruction is guided by the state approved Graded Course of Study for the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. Enrichment classes, including Spanish (grades 5-8), art, music, and PE
  • Technology rules! All classrooms have interactive whiteboards and electronic textbooks. Students in grades 6-8 have 1:1 Chromebooks. 
  • Extra curricular offerings include a variety of athletics (volleyball, basketball, softball, track, football), Scouting, Lego Robotics, choir, Yearbook Club
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