WELCOME! Thank you for your interest in St. Thomas More School for your child/ren and family. Our faculty and staff constantly strive to challenge our students and the curriculum is designed to educate and nurture the whole child. Our program focuses on the Catholic Faith, Language Arts, Science, Math, Social Studies, Fine Arts, and Technology. Our goal is to respond to individual learning needs and prepare our students to meet the challenges of the 21stCentury and to effectively compete in the job market they will eventually enter. We hope this is what your family is searching for, and that you will join us in this educational journey.
We would like to suggest the following as the top 5 reasons to choose St. Thomas More School:
Families attending St. Thomas More School collectively received over $600,000 in scholarships for the last school year. The following scholarships are available to our families:
Once you complete the Registration Form, we will work with you to determine the scholarship funding for your family.
The steps in the Admission Process are as follows:
1. Complete Registration Form (link below)
2. Submit transcripts and standardized test forms
3. Interview with administration
4. Shadow in class
Open Houses are held in January each year, with Student Government Officers serving as tour guides. Private tours are available throughout the school year. For more information or to schedule a private tour, contact our Admissions Director at (216) 749-1660.
All students in grades one through eight are screened in Math and Reading prior to admission. Screenings take place at St. Thomas More School and are administered by a member of our faculty. All Kindergarten applicants are screened as part of their admission process. These screenings usually take place in April.
Students applying for admission usually spend a “shadow day” at St. Thomas More School. These visits allow the students to experience the academic, religious, athletic, and social aspects of a day at St. Thomas More School.
St. Thomas More is a Catholic Elementary School primarily intended to provide a quality Catholic education. The admissions guidelines of St. Thomas More School are in accordance with the student acceptance regulations of the Diocese of Cleveland.
In all cases, admission of students to St. Thomas More School will be made only in those cases where the student’s needs can be met. A class limit may be reached when the school cannot provide for the social, moral, or educational growth of a student and admittance may be refused.
Parents are notified of the status of their child’s application following the evaluation of all submitted materials and the results of the screening.
Decisions regarding the admission of students to St. Thomas More School will be made primarily after reviewing transcripts, report cards, and test scores; however, the pastor and principal reserve the right to digress from these guidelines where special circumstances exist. Acceptance will be official after all documents have been received and FACTS is completed.
St. Thomas More School admits students of any race, color, national or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.
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