St Thomas The Apostle School

  • St. Thomas the Apostle School provides an environment in which the Catholic faith would be taught and modeled.
  • The founders, especially Father Dolan, wanted to insure that the parish children would learn the tenets of the Catholic faith.
  • Their hope was that the faith would flourish into future generations.
  • Although the school has undergone physical changes, its basic purpose remains the same.
  • The current faculty, consisting of five full time Sisters of Saint Joseph and 25 lay teachers and staff, continues to maintain the high standards of teaching which have been the hallmark of St. Thomas faculties in the past.
  • Teachers are state certified, with many having obtained a Master's degree, and others currently taking courses for this same degree.
  • The mission of St. Thomas the Apostle School community is to create a peaceful, Catholic, educational environment which gives viable witness to the living of the gospels.
  • Our goal is to help each student become a productive, responsible, Christ-like member of society.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students299 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
10%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade St Thomas The Apostle School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • West Springfield
    Grades: K | 27 students
    1.1 miles
    118 Riverdale St
    West Springfield, MA 01089
    (413) 739-2688
    1.1 K
    27
  • Longmeadow
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    Grades: NS-K | 107 students
    4.8 miles
    777 Longmeadow Street
    Longmeadow, MA 01106
    (413) 567-1820
    4.8 NS-K
    107
  • Springfield
    Grades: NS-8 | 137 students
    2.9 miles
    36 Margaret Street
    Springfield, MA 01105
    (413) 739-3616
    2.9 NS-8
    137
  • Springfield
    Grades: PK-12 | 338 students
    6.3 miles
    965 Plumtree Road
    Springfield, MA 01119
    (413) 782-8031
    6.3 PK-12
    338
  • Westfield
    Grades: K-8 | 138 students
    6 miles
    866 North Rd
    Westfield, MA 01085
    (413) 572-2748
    6 K-8
    138

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