MISSION

St. Thomas School students

St. Thomas School develops responsible citizens of a global society. In partnership with parents, we inspire and motivate intellectually curious students. Our small, nurturing environment supports the acquisition of a broad academic foundation with an emphasis on critical thinking, leadership skills, and the development of strong character and spiritual awareness.

Vision

A recognized leader in early childhood through 8th Grade education, St. Thomas School provides a journey defined by a cognitively rigorous program with an emphasis on developing character, leadership, and a passion for learning and achievement.

Guiding Principles

At St. Thomas School, our day-to-day decisions, policies, and programs are based on a core set of guiding beliefs. These beliefs provide a framework designed to help us thrive as a community. Our goal is to provide a learning environment that nurtures our students and celebrates their accomplishments. In order to do so, we believe we must set forth clear expectations and essential principles that help shape the school as a vital, growing community of learners. Please take time to read our Guiding Principles, returning to them often to gain a deeper understanding of St. Thomas School.

Core Virtues

Gratitude
Tolerance
Respect

Courage
Integrity
Responsibility

Compassion
Perseverance
Generosity

Diversity Statement

St. Thomas School invites, welcomes, and celebrates diverse cultures, individuals, experiences, and perspectives within our school community and the world beyond our doors. The members of our school community comprise a partnership of all constituents, including students, families, faculty, staff, trustees, alumni, and neighbors. We believe our most critical role is to nurture the development of tomorrow’s responsible and engaged global citizens. Further, we believe that understanding and exploring the connections among us makes us stronger. Together, our shared values of gratitude, responsibility, respect, courage, integrity, tolerance, compassion, perseverance, and generosity foster an inclusive and multicultural learning environment.

Being a part of the St. Thomas School family means being open to the contributions of every member and recognizing that a sense of belonging stimulates our institution’s growth and strengthens our community. Celebrating and appreciating diversity is an ongoing process that requires open dialogue and exploration of ideas and beliefs. At St. Thomas School, our students begin a journey toward global citizenship that they will follow throughout their lives.

Non-Discrimination Policy

St. Thomas School does not discriminate on the basis of age (over 40), sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, creed, color, national origin, honorably discharged veteran or military status, or the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability, or other characteristic or status protected by applicable federal, state or local law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment and except for age, to student admissions, athletics, educational policies, financial, and other school-administered programs. St. Thomas School is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).