St Thomas The Apostle School

  • The staff of St. Thomas the Apostle, as Christian educators, considers it a basic responsibility to develop in each student a strong desire to reach his/her maximum potential.
  • We believe the Catholic environment of the school should make it possible to provide for the spiritual, intellectual, psychological, social, cultural, and physical development of each individual student so that the student may continue to grow in each area.
  • Therefore, the Christian environment gives testimony to Catholic morals, values, and ethics in society and in the Church.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
AdvancED
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1953
Summer School OfferedYes
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 1998, 2006

Student Body

Total Students552 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
11%
State avg.: 38%
Students by GradeSt Thomas The Apostle School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
66%
Average Class Size27 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesTuition based on Catholic/Non Catholic
% on Financial Aid
33%
Admissions DirectorStephanie Heller

Sports

Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Flag Football, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Flag FootballVolleyball,
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I have a 5th grader in public school but would like info on enrolling him at st. Thomas. Please call me or e-mail at art@glcon.com to pick up application and the fee. Thank you, Arthur Luera 602-738-7612 (cell)
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