St. Thomas More School

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St. Thomas More School
St.Thomas More School • Albany
Oakdale, Connecticut
www.stmct.org
Fast Facts
• Boston
MASSACHUSETTS
NEW YORK
CONNECTICUT
• Hartford
ST. THOMAS MORE SCHOOL
RHODE ISLAND
Founded: 1962
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About: Success at St. Thomas More School is defined by
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two important goals; successful admission to university and
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the development of the intellectual, moral, physical and social
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development of every student. The School is dedicated
to
providing a structured environment and nurturing faculty to
support these goals.
ESL Program:Students
• Pittsburgh
are placed in an ESL program
based on their incoming testing.
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Students with limited English proficiency begin in intensive ESL
only. Students with stronger English skills study in the ESL II
• IBaltimore
program and take courses in the regular curriculum.
• Washington D.C.
Athletics: Interscholastic sports include: baseball, basketball,
cross country, football, hockey, soccer, track and field, lacrosse,
tennis and golf.
Campus Size: 100 acres
Intramural sports include: volleyball, flag football, weight training,
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basketball, swimming, Ultimate Frisbee, soccer, crew and sailing
Location: Situated in scenic, southeastern Connecticut,
the St.
Thomas More School campus includes 100 wooded acres on
the shores of Gardner Lake. The School also has 4,000 feet
of lakefront property that includes a beach, a beach-volleyball
court, and a boathouse. Hartford, Connecticut is 35 minutes
away; Boston is 2 hours and New York City 2 ½ hours distant.
Climate: Four seasons, moderate temperatures, some snow in
winter
Student Body: Boys only; approx. 200 students representing
16 States and 6 countries. Grades 8 – 12 and PG
Average Class Size: 12 students
Faculty: 43 faculty and administrators; more than 95% live on
campus.
Student/Faculty Ratio: 7:1
Campus Features: The expansive setting of lawns, woods
and lake provide an ideal environment for study and reflection
as well as physical and social activities. Facilities include 3
dormitories, 3 classroom buildings, computer labs, dining hall,
library, chapel, gymnasium, indoor pool, 5 athletic fields and track,
on-campus faculty housing
Programs of Study: To graduate, students must successfully
complete a minimum of 16 credits including:
English Mathematics Lab Science Foreign Language Electives
Theology Fine Arts
4 credits
3 credits
3 credits
2 credits
3 credits
1 credit
1 credit
Advanced Placement: AP Microeconomics, AP
Macroeconomics, AP testing also is conducted each spring. The
School’s Physics, Calculus, Chemistry and US History courses
properly prepare students to take the AP exam.
College Acceptance: 100% of students successfully
matriculate into universities such as Boston College, Boston
University, Brown University, Clark University, Emory University,
Harvard University, University of Notre Dame, Rochester
Institute of Technology, Tufts University, U.S. Air Force Academy,
University of Massachusetts among others.
Extracurricular Activities: Student Council, newspaper,
yearbook, community service, ski clubs and dining clubs
Marking System: The 4.0 grading system is used for all
standard academic courses. Students meet with their academic
advisors every week or as necessary.
Accreditation: Thomas More School is accredited by the New
England Association of Schools and Colleges and is a member
of The National Association of Independent Schools and The
Connecticut Association of Independent Schools.
Selected Notable Alumni: Andre Drummond, Devin
Ebanks, and Ernie Digregorio –pro basketball players. Mario Van
Pebbles- actor.
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