St. Thomas More School

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Basic Information

Address: 45 Cottage Rd. Oakdale, CT 06370
County: New London
School District: Montville
Phone Number: 860-823-3861
President: Matthew Quinn (Head of School)
School Type: Co-ed boarding and day school

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Additional Information

Founded: 1962
Ages/Grades: 9 - PG
School Setting:

Lush , 100-acre campus on the shore of Gardner Lake

School Size: 175
Classroom Size: 10
Student/Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1

$59,900 for ('24-'25 school year)

Financial Aid:

Financial assistance is offered to domestic and international applicants


English, Mathematics, History, Foreign Language, Science, and the Arts. Our curriculum is designed around the courses required by most colleges and enables students to develop the skills necessary for college success


Early college/AP courses are available to students interested in moving faster in their academic pursuits.

Percentage of Graduating Class: 100% graduate and 96% go on to college
Support Services:

With our small class sizees, students can count on individualized relationships and

Supplemental and one-on-one small group instruction is available for students who need additional support .

With our small class sizes, students can count on individual attention and personalized relationships. Beyond the classrom, we provide additional academic support every day after class, so students can always see their teacher foir extra help. Fully equipped health center and and school counselor available on campus.

Camp Programs: No
Summer School: Yes
After School Programs: Yes
School Championships:

STM has a long history of competitive athletics and success helping student athletes get recruited to college, as well as a national championship in basketball

School Clubs:

Art Club, Badminton Club, Chess Club, Community Service Club, Cooking Club, Cycling Club, Drone Club

Notable Graduates:

Several National Basketball Association players

Parking Spaces/Availability:

N/a (students can't bring cars)

Uniform Guidelines:

STM logo'd shirts and long-sleeve polos, oxford shirts and 1/4 zip fleece and sweaters

Admissions Requirements:

Application, three references, interview

Mission Statement:

STM motivates, supports and educates students who aspire to reach their potential; Our vision is that students are empowered to achieve more, academically, athletically, personally, and professionally

Philosophy/Belief Statement:

The St. Thomas More academic philosophy is built around the premise that the ability to think critically, embrace the ideas of others, manage one's time, and express one's thoughts effectively is the foundation of a successful, lifelong learner.

School History:

In 1962, James F. Hanrahan opened St. Thomas More to provide a close-knit, unique experience for boarding school students. The overarching objective was simple: each student would receive a multifaceted level of attention with zero contingency on past performance.