St Thomas The Apostle School

  • Saint Thomas the Apostle School is its proud tradition as a Catholic institution.
  • Our focus is not only on academically educating our students but also on developing each child to the fullest extent socially, emotionally, and spiritually.
  • In a religious atmosphere, based upon the Gospel, we strive to create a strong sense of self-awareness and respect for each other.
  • This helps to eliminate the boundaries stereotyped by race, religion, social, or economic classifications.
  • Our mission is to inspire and nourish our students with Catholic tradition in a program focused on the life and teaching of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.
  • It is through numerous liturgical events during the school year that our mission to foster academic excellence and moral character is achieved.
  • Saint Thomas faculty and staff hope to help our students realized what the real spirit of Christian community can do for each other.
  • Through support, respect, and a spirit of cooperation, the faculty and staff are committed to demonstrating a positive Christian presence.
  • Here at Saint Thomas, our programs are structured to meet most of the problem solving and reasoning skills needed in social and academic situations.
  • The faculty and staff provide strategies and learning techniques to help develop a responsible, independent learner.
  • At Saint Thomas the Apostle, the faculty always welcomes the principal to oversee the activities and techniques that they use in their classrooms.
  • The faculty strives to be open minded with the principal's recommendation to further better the learning environment ocese of Allentown.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2019

Student Body

Total Students345 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
6%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade St Thomas The Apostle School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Aston
    Grades: PK-8 | 264 students
    3.1 miles
    3265 Concord Rd
    Aston, PA 19014
    (610) 494-0147
    3.1 PK-8
    264
  • Wayne
    Grades: 7-12
    12.2 miles
    1001 Eagle Rd
    Wayne, PA 19087
    (610) 989-1200
    12.2 7-12
    n/a
  • Wilmington
    Grades: PK-12 | 210 students
    4.7 miles
    2510 Marsh Road
    Wilmington, DE 19810
    (302) 475-3247
    4.7 PK-12
    210
  • Wilmington
    Immaculate Heart Of Mary
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 506 students
    7.9 miles
    1000 Shipley Road
    Wilmington, DE 19803
    (302) 764-0977
    7.9 PK-8
    506
  • Wilmington
    Grades: PK-8 | 230 students
    10.8 miles
    1715 W. 9th Street
    Wilmington, DE 19805
    (302) 421-3743
    10.8 PK-8
    230

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