SAINT THOMAS THE APOSTLE SCHOOL
Pre-K through Eighth Grade
50 Byrd Avenue, Bloomfield, NJ | 973-338-8505
 
About
About Our School
Mission & Vision
STA NEWS
Getting To Know STA
Parent Ambassadors
Advisory Board
Catholic School Advantage
Our History
Pre-K
Before and Aftercare







STA NEWS

STA Students display academic excellence ( https://patch.com/new-jersey/bloomfield/sta-students-display-academic-excellence)

 

St. Thomas the Apostle School displays excellence in every facet of their educational practices. The students in the middle school portion of St. Thomas the Apostle School are given every opportunity to succeed and master their core subjects. These students have proven to be well prepared for high school. Throughout grades 5, 6, 7, and 8 the students in St. Thomas the Apostle School are challenged with a rigorous academic curriculum, differentiated instruction, collaborative projects, and state of the art technology, all while maintaining their faith based focus and following the teachings of our greatest teacher Jesus Christ.

Education is ever expanding and growing. The students at St. Thomas the Apostle School are always staying up to date with the changes in education. The administration and teachers work tirelessly to ensure all measures of academic excellence are met. Our students have proven to be ready for high school and the challenges which stand before them. Recent graduates of St. Thomas the Apostle School have been accepted to Regis, Seton Hall Prep, St. Joseph's, St. Peter's Prep, Mount St. Dominic, Paramus Catholic, IHA, Immaculate Conception, Bergen Catholic, Don Bosco, Lacordaire, St. Dominic's, and many more. Not only are our students accepted, over 75% receive substantial scholarships to these academic institutions.

To ensure that our students are continuously challenged the most up to date technology is brought into the classroom such as smart boards, iPads, ChromeBooks and Mac Computers. Our reading and illiteracy assessments are being upgraded with Benchmark Assessments by Fountas and Pinnell. STEM, Science, and Synergistic projects are being enhanced and assessed to meet all of the needs of our learners and community. Just as education continues to grow, so do we at St. Thomas the Apostle School. It is imperative that we do everything to remain one of the masterful academic institutions in our area. It is our goal to ensure that our students master their subjects now and retain that knowledge all throughout their future endeavors

We are always welcoming to new families who would like to join the St. Thomas the Apostle School family. Please feel free to call 973-338-8505 or email our knowledgeable office staff at staoffice@staschoolnj.org to set up a tour, or receive information. As always information is available 24/7 on our website at www.staschoolnj.org . Remember at St. Thomas the Apostle School "When you enroll your child, we enroll your family".

 

St. Thomas the Apostle School Early Childhood Education Exudes Excellence! ( https://patch.com/new-jersey/bloomfield/sta-school-early-childhood-education-exudes-excellence)

The development of our children from an early age can assist in their growth over time and overall mastery of the subjects in school. At St. Thomas the Apostle School our Pre-K 3, Pre-K 4, and Kindergarten classes allow for our students to exceed at the challenges that will step in front of them. With the appropriate use of collaboration, differentiation, technological advancements, and kinetic learning our students become focused on success in academics and overall life.

The Pre-K program which now hosts two separate classrooms, one for 3 year olds and one for 4 year olds, allows for students to learn through play, organized centers, challenging thought processing activities, and interactive learning. With all of this we focus on faith based learning as well. Understanding that our religion is our background and our greatest teacher Jesus Christ is with us in all that we do.

The Kindergarten has grown immensely over the past few years. Adding over 100-150 sight words to the curriculum, a fast paced mathematics program through "Go Math", science experiments, and faith based learning in religion class our students have been made ready for the challenges of 1st grade and beyond.

We are always welcoming to new families who would like to join the St. Thomas the Apostle School family. Please feel free to call 973-338-8505 or email our knowledgeable office staff at staoffice@staschoolnj.org to set up a tour, or receive information. As always information is available 24/7 on our website at www.staschoolnj.org . Remember at St. Thomas the Apostle School "When you enroll your child, we enroll your family".