St. Thomas More School

45 Cottage Road
Oakdale, CT 06370
Tel: 860-823-3861
Gr: (Boarding) 8-12, PG | 130 students
Saint Thomas More School is an accredited college preparatory school in the Catholic tradition for young men who have demonstrated intellectual ability but who have not yet realized their potential.
Within a structured environment, we strive to motivate, nurture, and strengthen the intellectual, moral, physical, and social development of every student.

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Definition of Terms 
2016 School Data
St. Thomas More Boarding School Avg.
School Focus College Prep College Preparatory
Grades Offered 8-12, PG 9-12
School Type All-boys Co-ed
ADD/ADHD Support Yes Yes
Supports Learning Differences (LD) Yes Yes
Religious Affiliation Catholic Non-denominational
Year Founded 1962 1910
Campus Size 100 acres 110 acres

Student Body

Enrollment 130 students 295 students
% Students of Color
% International Students
% Students Boarding
Average SAT Score 1610 * National Avg. »View
Offers Post-Grad Year Yes No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes No No
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Grey pants and navy jacket)
Average Class Size 10 students 12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio 1:7 1:7
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered 2 16
ESL Courses Offered Yes Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
Summer Program Offered Yes Yes


Endowment Size $10 million $16 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$51,900 $50,475
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
n/a $28,200
Tuition international students $57,900 $47,425
% Students on Financial Aid
Avg. Financial Aid Grant $13,000 $22,000
Merit Scholarships Offered Yes No


Application Deadline None / Rolling Jan. 15
Accepts Standardized Application Yes No
SSAT Required No Yes
Acceptance Rate
Director of AdmissionsRoland Lemay
Associate Director of AdmissionsStephanie Salazar

Course Listings

List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses


# Interscholastic Sports Offered 9 14
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field


Total Extracurricular Organizations 13 23
ExtracurricularsAmbassadors Club, Chess Club, Cooking Club, Cycling Club, French Club, Martial Arts Club, Music Club, Robotics Club, Ski Club, Spanish Club, Tennis Club, Weightlifting, Yearbook

School Notes

  • Learn More - Experience More - Accomplish More. Saint Thomas More School seeks students of average to above-average intelligence who will benefit from a structured environment. The Student Assistance Program (SAP) is available to those students who need to reinforce study, organizational, and time management skills. Beginner and intermediate levels of ESL are available for international students.
  • The school campus comprises 100 wooded acres with numerous athletic fields located on the shores of Gardner Lake. Our 4000 feet of lakefront property includes a beach, beach volleyball court, and a boathouse. Located 35 minutes from Hartford, CT, 2 hours from Boston, Massachusetts, and 2 1/2 hours from New York City, New York.
  • LD types supported: Mild LD
  • School accreditations: New England Association of Schools And Colleges
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