The Academy of Saint Matthias the Apostle is a learning community of faith and service rooted in the values and beliefs of the Catholic Church, and dedicated to promoting educational excellence to all students.
We are now enrolling for the 2018-2019 school year!

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 184 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,350
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The Academy Of Saint Matthias The Apostle ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Maryland for:

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Year Founded
1961

Student Body

Total Students
184 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
98%
State avg.: 37%
Students by Grade
The Academy Of Saint Matthias The Apostle Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
4%
Average Class Size
18 students
List of Courses Offered
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(school uniform (Flynn and O'Hara uniform company) )

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
There is a rate for Pre-K, standard tuition, as well as a discounted rate for Catholic families.
% on Financial Aid
50%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$1,500
Admissions Director
Mrs. Ann O'Hare

Sports

Total Sports Offered
3 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Arts and Music Programs:
Band, Choir, Drama

School Notes

  • We have a tradition of excellence.  The 8th grade class of 2018 is enrolled at nearly a dozen different high schools, including , Dematha, Elizabeth Seton, Bishop McNamara, Saint John's College High School, Archbishop Carroll,  Don Bosco Rey and the science/technology programs of PGCPS.  Our Catholic school community is known, as a whole, for a superior education.  We are a small, family-oriented community that strongly believes in the education of the whole child.  We proudly use the Responsive Classroom/Character Counts models.

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  
Though I recently graduated, St. Matthias will always be my home. There are small classes for more effective learning, two libraries, a computer lab, a soccer field, a baseball diamond, a basketball court, play equipment, a school band, and a variety programs and activities to make curriculum and daily life interesting. Just this year, the school produced in a class of 19 students various scholarship recipients including a full tuition academic scholarship, a choral scholarship, a speech and debate scholarship, a band scholarship, and more. It's been dubbed the "hidden jewel" of its area for good reason. It's a wonderful school with fantastic faculty and amazing results; I highly recommend it!
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5  
Students in preK through 8th grade have a strong academic program, plus they take art, music, library, PE, Spanish, computers. Students attend weekly Mass. Saint Matthias follows Responsive Classroom.
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5  
As a recent graduate, I believe that St. Matthias is a FANTASTIC school! In the graduating class of 2011, (which consisted of only 26 people) the students earned a full-tuition academic ride, a band scholarship, a visual arts scholarship, two partial-tuition academic scholarships, two Knights of Columbus scholarships, and a Catholic Business Network scholarship. The class of 2012 also pulled in many awards, including another full ride to Catholic High school and vocal/band and Knights of Columbus scholarships. These excellent results attest to the wonderful and committed teachers and staff, as well as the resources available. The school boasts a full computer lab, two libraries (for the upper and lower grades), a music and art room, and a band program. For recess and PE class, the campus includes a basketball court, full baseball and soccer fields, and two play equipment areas. The school is also affiliated with the Washington Archdiocese CYO leagues, offering soccer, basketball, t-ball, softball, and baseball teams from intramural to varsity. Other extra curricular activities include an elected student council (from grades four through eight), a newspaper, a chess club, and boy and girl scouting. I loved my time from kindergarten through eighth grade at St. Matthias. It gave me a quality education in a wonderful atmosphere and I highly recommend it.
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 184 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,350
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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