St Thomas School

  • 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.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1903
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2006

Student Body

Total Students240 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
4%
State avg.: 8%
Students by GradeSt Thomas School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
90%
Average Class Size17 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(uniforms)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$4,512

Sports

Total Sports Offered7 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryGolf,
SoccerTrack and Field,
Volleyball

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.
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Covington
    Grades: NS-PK | 98 students
    3.8 miles
    203 W Rivercenter Blvd
    Covington, KY 41011
    (859)669-2770
    3.8 NS-PK
    98
  • Florence
    Heritage Academy
    (Assembly of God)
    Grades: PK-12 | 178 students
    10.9 miles
    7216 Us Highway 42
    Florence, KY 41042
    (859)525-0213
    10.9 PK-12
    178
  • Latonia
    Grades: PK-K | 18 students
    5.1 miles
    710 Valley Square Drive
    Latonia, KY 41015
    (859)581-6166
    5.1 PK-K
    18
  • Newport
    St Therese School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: K-8 | 237 students
    1.3 miles
    2516 Alexandria Pike
    Newport, KY 41071
    (859)441-0449
    1.3 K-8
    237

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