St. Thomas The Apostle Elementary School

St. Thomas the Apostle School is an accredited TK-8 Catholic School serving the Pico-Union Community in Los Angeles since 1908.
Today, more than 100 years of service to the community that has changed dramatically during the school`s tenure, St. Thomas the Apostle School continues to fulfill its mission of creating a blessed community in the heart of Los Angeles, one child at a time..

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 232 students
  • Average class size: 29 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

St. Thomas The Apostle Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for:

Category
Attribute
School History

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded
1908
Summer School Offered
Yes
Awards
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 1992

Student Body

Total Students
232 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
100%
State avg.: 51%
Students by Grade
St. Thomas The Apostle Elementary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Average Class Size
29 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

Sports

Total Sports Offered
5 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Faith Club, Student Council

Arts and Music Programs:
Dance Class, School Choir

Recreational Athletic Programs:
CYO Athletics

School Notes

  • It is love that makes St. Thomas School a special place. Love of God, Love of People and a Love of Learning. While carrying the charisma of love, hope and fidelity, our school community strives to continue to emulate and embody the spirit of the founding Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Together, teachers, students and parents work as a faith community to touch the hearts and minds of our students by nurturing an atmosphere that will allow them to realize their talents and discover their dreams. Academic excellence has always been a priority at St. Thomas. With a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence award to our name, we have a commitment to this tradition of academic excellence and providing our students with the tools necessary to thrive and compete in secondary school and beyond. Our philosophy`s holistic vision calls us to be a family, with meaningful responsibilities for parents, students and teachers alike. We have an undeniable sense of belonging to something special; we all feel it. It`s neither the money nor the resources, it`s neither the building nor the neighborhood, it`s the love and the people that give St. Thomas its incomparable spirit. If you are interested in joining the St. Thomas family, we invite you to contact our office for more information.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What sports does St. Thomas The Apostle Elementary School offer?
St. Thomas The Apostle Elementary School offers 5 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Flag Football, Soccer, Softball and Volleyball.
What is St. Thomas The Apostle Elementary School's ranking?
St. Thomas The Apostle Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for: Highest percentage of students of color and Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for St. Thomas The Apostle Elementary School?
The application deadline for St. Thomas The Apostle Elementary School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 232 students
  • Average class size: 29 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Los Angeles, CA is $17,022 for elementary schools and $23,195 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Los Angeles, CA is 80% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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