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.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)|
|Religious Affiliation||Roman Catholic|
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-8|
|Awards||Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2006|
|Total Students||240 students|
|Student Body Type||n/a|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 8%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||17 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||14:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree|
|Average Class Size||17 students|
|Classroom Dress Code||Formal|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$4,512|
|Total Sports Offered||7 sports|
|Sports||Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseball, Basketball,|
Cross Country, Golf,
Soccer, Track and Field,
|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:
Recreational Athletic Programs:
- 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.
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Covington Grades: NS-PK | 98 students
203 W Rivercenter Blvd
Covington, KY 41011
(859)669-2770 3.8 NS-PK
- Latonia Grades: PK-K | 18 students
710 Valley Square Drive
Latonia, KY 41015
(859)581-6166 5.1 PK-K
- Newport Grades: K-8 | 237 students
2516 Alexandria Pike
Newport, KY 41071
(859)441-0449 1.3 K-8
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