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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. .

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked MI School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 105 students
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded
1868

Student Body

Total Students
105 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
7%
State avg.: 20%
Students by Grade
St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size
12 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(Lower School: Green polo with khaki bottom, Upper School: White polo with blue bottom.)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / 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. 

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
Excellent school with a great classical curriculum and a wonderful staff. The parents and community are friendly and helpful.
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5  
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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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked MI School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 105 students
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Ann Arbor, MI is $15,837 for elementary schools and $16,600 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Ann Arbor, MI is 83% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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