St. Thomas Catholic School was founded in 1903 by the Sisters of Divine Providence.
St. Thomas School offers a tradition of Academic excellence with firm and loving discipline.
We offer preschool programs for children aged three to five, including a popular pre-kindergarten program, which continues to the eighth grade in our main school.
Saint Thomas School will partner with the family to educate the child using Christian values, superior academics, and loving discipline in a Catholic academic community graced by the Spirit of Christ.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked KY School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 265 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,512
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

St. Thomas School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Kentucky for:

Category
Attribute
School History

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded
1903
Awards
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2006, 2019

Student Body

Total Students
265 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
8%
State avg.: 12%
Students by Grade
St. Thomas School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
90%
Average Class Size
17 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
uniforms

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost

Sports

Total Sports Offered
7 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Academic Team, Catholic Order of Foresters, Robotic Team, Rosary Club, Scouting

Arts and Music Programs:
SCHOLA

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Athletics

School Notes

  • St. Thomas was nationally recognized as a Blue Ribbon School in 2006 based on our standardized test scores, foreign language program, and our connections to the community.
  • St. Thomas School was recognized as a Service Learning School of Contribution for the 2007 through 2015 school years.
  • Results from the ACRE test (religion test developed by the National Catholic Educators Association and mandated by the Diocese of Covington) show that St. Thomas students in grade 5 scored an average of 6% points higher, and students in grade 8 scored an average of 10.5% points higher than the average student in Catholic schools across the nation.
  • Students attending St. Thomas have the availability of academic testing and services provided by the Ft. Thomas School System
  • Students at St. Thomas participate in academic competitions, like the Northern Kentucky Academic League, Governors Cup, and Math Counts, as early as fourth grade.
  • In 20015-16 A Robotics Team was created and students were competitive in their first year of competitions.  Due to the success of the first year, program will double with resources and student members.  
  • Students compete in Geographical and Spelling Bees excelling to state 
  • Starting in pre-kindergarten, our students enjoy enrichment classes in the areas of Spanish, music, physical education, library, and technology. In kindergarten, art is added.
  • Our Pre School is rated 3 out of 4 Stars in the State of Kentucky Stars for Kids Now Program. 
  • Rated in the top 10% of standardized testing in the Diocese of Covington.
  • In the last 12 years, St. Thomas has received over $100,000 in grants and awards to enhance many programs in our school including technology, science, and art.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does St. Thomas School cost?

St. Thomas School's tuition is approximately $4,512 for private students.

What sports does St. Thomas School offer?

St. Thomas School offers 7 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Track and Field and Volleyball.

What is St. Thomas School's ranking?

St. Thomas School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Kentucky for: Oldest founding date.

When is the application deadline for St. Thomas School?

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

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked KY School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 265 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,512
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Kentucky is $6,966 for elementary schools and $8,022 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Kentucky is 93% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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