St. Thomas The Apostle School

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The philosophy of St. Thomas the Apostle School states that the education of a child is best supported with active cooperation between parents and school. As a school community, we recognize parents as the child’s primary educators.
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The philosophy of St. Thomas the Apostle School states that the education of a child is best supported with active cooperation between parents and school. As a school community, we recognize parents as the child’s primary educators.
  • St. Thomas the Apostle School recognizes the worth and dignity of each individual as a child of God.
  • Through daily examples, we guide all students to their fullest potential and create an atmosphere that encourages each child to grow spiritually, socially, emotionally and physically.
  • The goals of St. Thomas the Apostle School are to provide religious instruction that enables students to integrate truth and values into contemporary human life; to provide students with academic skills that they may make good citizens who make responsible decisions in a rapidly changing society.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other school association(s)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1956

Student Body

Total Students223 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
5%
State avg.: 29%
Students by GradeSt. Thomas The Apostle School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
90%
Average Class Size20 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(School Uniform - Khaki pants or skorts & shirts with logos; Jumpers for K-4)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$5,220
Tuition NotesFinancial aid available for qualified families.
% on Financial Aid
40%
Average Financial Aid Grant$1,550
Admissions DirectorJennifer Murphy

Sports

Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBasketball, Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballSoccer,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.17 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Academic Challenge Bowl, American Girl Club, Art Club, Band, Basketball Club, CYO Basketball, Dance, Drama, Graphic Design, Homework Club, LEGO Club, Liturgy Choir, Photography Club, Running Club, Soccer, Student Ambassadors, Yearbook

School Notes

  • A tour of the school with the Director of Enrollment is required for all families, Preschool - Grade 8.  An interview with the family is required by the principal and the student will be required to attend a shadow day for any family wishing to transfer a student in K-Gr. 8 to St. Thomas the Apostle School. Submission of an application and the non-refundable application fee does not guarantee acceptance.  A family`s entire application including, but not limited to, the academic and social needs of the individual and class, the families commitment to Catholic School education, and the enrollment of siblings at St. Thomas the Apostle School or other schools will be taken into consideration when determining acceptance. Upon acceptance, families will be required to sign a letter of intent to enroll and pay a non-refundable down payment to secure placement
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