St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic School

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St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic School provides a classical Catholic education which leads our students in every grade and subject to an encounter in wonder with the good, the true and the beautiful-in creation and with the Creator beyond it. .

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other religious school association(s)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1868

Student Body

Total Students105 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 16%
Students by Grade St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size12 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Lower School: Green polo with khaki bottom, Upper School: White polo with blue bottom.)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

School Notes

  •  Daily celebration of Holy Mass with Eucharistic Adoration each Friday.  Quarterly celebration of the Sacrament of Penance.  Advent and Lenten upper school retreats.
  •  Advancing the power of a child`s memory, reason, and imagination by expanding the command of language, thought and expression in a rigorous schoolwide program of vocabulary, grammar and composition instruction.
  •  Instruction grounded in the child`s natural stages of learning captured in the classical trivium of Grammar, Logic and Rhetoric and the classical quadrivium of Math, Science, Art and Music, with Studio Art and Choir required in Kindergarten through 8th grade and Latin beginning in 5th grade.
  •  Physical Education instruction in six wellness qualities of the human body:  Movement, Strength, Cardiovascular, Endurance, Coordination & Diet.
  •  Offering a 7th/8th grade trip to Rome to explore the seat of the Catholic Church and the Roman origins of western civilization.
  •  A seasonal boys and girls athletics program includes cross country, girls volleyball, boys and girls basketball, girls cheer, and track.
  •  Extracurriculars include Chess, Forensics, Art, Spanish, Violin, and Little Flowers. 
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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
Excellent school with a great classical curriculum and a wonderful staff. The parents and community are friendly and helpful.
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Best school ever :) The building is very large but a small amount of kids. everyone is super close and I love it! The academics are also very good. We use technology and other things and it's great. Go to St. Thomas. You won't be disappointed!
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