St. Thomas More School

Tel: (219)836-9151
  • St. Thomas More School is an A-rated Catholic grade school, offering an outstanding academic curriculum for our nearly 500 students, while stressing the importance of the arts and athletics in the daily school schedule.
  • A St. Thomas More School education has proven to provide a strong foundation for a productive life, as our well-rounded students find great success in and outside of the classroom while attending STMS and beyond. .

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1949

Student Body

Total Students490 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
38%
State avg.: 20%
Students by GradeSt. Thomas More School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio21:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Maroon, navy & khaki)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesPlease contact our Admissions Office.
Admissions DirectorPam Pasyk

Sports

Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
SoccerTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.24 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
4-H Club, Altar Servers, Ambassadors, Boy Scouts, Chess Club, Girls Scouts, Leadership Committee, National Junior Honor Society (NJHS), Rainbows, Safety Patrol, Science Club, Science Olympiad Team, Spelling Bee, Student Council

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Club, Band, Choir, Musical Productions

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Boys and Girls Basketball, Boys and Girls Volleyball, Co-Ed Cross Country, Co-Ed Soccer, Co-Ed Track & Field, Girls on the Run

School Notes

  • Roman Catholic grade school (accepts all religions/races/ethnic groups).
  • Preschool to 8th Grade offering small classes (average 19:1 student/teacher ratio). Honors classes in grades 6 to 8.
  • Full-time Art, Music, Physical Education & Spanish teachers.
  • State-of-the-art technology program with computer lab and multiple laptop/tablet carts.Students in grades 5-8 particpate in a BYOD program (Bring Your Own Device).
  • Over 20 clubs and activities, as well as 5 sports offered for student participation.
  • Before and after school care available.
  • Active Parent Association with many family activities throughout the year.
  • Online Parent Portal for viewing student grades and school news.
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