St. Thomas More School

45 Cottage Road
Oakdale, CT 06370
Tel: 860-823-3861
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  • St. 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.
  • Dedicated faculty, individualized attention, small classes, challenging yet fun athletics and extracurricular activities, in a 100% boarding environment, are the cornerstones of an STM education.
  • Our robust Summer@STM program combines academics, study skills, athletics, and recreational activities, to ensure that students have a fun & memorable summer and are in a better position to achieve their goals when they return to school in the fall.

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Definition of Terms 
2017 School Data
St. Thomas MoreBoarding School Avg.
School FocusCollege PrepCollege Preparatory
Grades Offered8-12, PG9-12
School TypeAll-boysCo-ed
ADD/ADHD SupportYesYes
Supports Learning Differences (LD)YesYes
Religious AffiliationCatholicNon-denominational
Year Founded19621909
Campus Size100 acres106 acres

Student Body

Enrollment100 students300 students
% Students of Color
39%
20%
% International Students
23%
20%
% Students Boarding
100%
67%
Average SAT Score1005* National Avg. »View
Offers Post-Grad YearYesNo

Academics and Faculty

Saturday ClassesNoNo
Classroom Dress CodeFormalCasual
Average Class Size8 students12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio1:51:7
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered417
ESL Courses OfferedYesYes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
67%
70%
Summer Program OfferedYesYes

Finances

Endowment Size$6 million$17 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$56,900$53,350
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
n/a$28,500
Tuition international students$56,900$47,500
% Students on Financial Aid
42%
37%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant19234$22,700
Merit Scholarships OfferedYesNo

Admission

Application DeadlineFeb. 1 / rollingJan. 15
Accepts Standardized ApplicationYesNo
SSAT RequiredNoYes
Acceptance Rate
75%
55%
Director of AdmissionsRoland Lemay
Associate Director of AdmissionsJeff Moore

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered814
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Tennis

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations1323
ExtracurricularsClub or Organization:
Ambassadors Club, Chess Club, Cooking Club, French Club, Robotics Club, Ski Club, Spanish Club, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Music Club

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Cycling Club, Martial Arts Club, Tennis Club, Weightlifting

College Matriculation

Year: 2013 - 201710 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
George Washington University
Howard University
New York University
Rochester Institute of Technology
Savannah College of Art and Design
Temple University
Tulane University
University of Connecticut
University of Michigan
Villanova University
Link to Matriculation Data

School Notes

  • More Learning- More Community- More Involvement
  • 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.
  • Summer@STM Full four-week Session: Sunday July 8, 2018 - Friday August 3, 2018  Half Session: Session 1: Sunday July 8 - Tuesday July 21, Session 2: Wednesday July 21 - Friday August 3
  • LD types supported: Mild LD
  • School accreditations: New England Association of Schools And Colleges
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