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St. Thomas More

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Situated in an urban neighborhood. The median home value is $300,000. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,540.

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Posted September 23, 2013

Students who have graduated from St. Thomas More have been directly accepted into ;San Jose State, Notre Dame, UCLA, UC Berkeley, St Mary's College, Santa Clara University, West Point, and various other schools of higher learning.
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Posted September 11, 2013

If you choose this school, you need to be aware that the University of California and California State University systems do not consider this school to be accredited. This means that if you attend this school, you cannot enroll in a public university in California.


Posted May 12, 2010

Saint Thomas More offers a quality education along with the moral fabric needed in todays society, which is lacking in many of the private schools. The hands on approach and familiarity of each child, regardless of age or grade, is what makes this school work. All children from K-12th grade are given the tools needed to navigate their lives in a positive and accountable way upon graduation. The family involvement on a day to day basis allows these young people to be guided with a strong sense of self esteem, moral backing and confident sense of right and wrong. The education received via the commitment of its' teachers and staff is unique and complete. More over, the children are prepared for the real world, both with their education and religion. This is a secret gem in Silicone Valley. If you want a good kid, look at this school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 12, 2008

The education recieved at St. Thomas More was truly unique. How often is one taught the importance of faith and morals in his life? St Thomas More instills in it's students most significantly this aspect in their approach to learning. Without this, an individual's ability to achieve happiness in this life and union with God in the next is extremely difficult.
—Submitted by a student


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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 88% 26%
Hispanic 7% 52%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Black 0% 6%
Two or more races 0% 3%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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1565 South White Road
San Jose, CA 95127
Phone: (408) 258-6888

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