Students enrolled 395
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School leader Michael W. Ashton
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Type Religious
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920 Carmichael Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514

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August 04, 2014
NOT a Catholic School!!!! Just happened upon this web site when looking into a school to transfer my St. Thomas More child to! I feel compelled to warn anyone thinking about sending your child to this "Catholic " school. The principal (s) are using this school as a 'teething ring' as they have zero experience as school administrators! When asked anything substantive specific to Catholic Education..they give the reference to what is done at the PUBLIC schools!!???.I have since learned that they are both from the PUBLIC school system. We have been here 3 years and have been SHOCKED at the children's behavior that we see , and how it has negatively influenced my child's behavior. I am desperately seeking another school, but alas have been wait listed at all area quality schools. We so dread returning here , and are seriously considering using the public school system until the wait lists open up.

- submitted by a parent
June 04, 2014
What was once a lovely school with an outstanding reputation has become a disgrace. I have three children that attend this school and I am simply amazed by it's decline. The lower school is okay, most of the teachers are wonderful, but the middle school is a disaster. The children frequently bully each other, put each other down, and use disgusting and foul language. Don't expect this sort of behavior to be addressed or corrected. The administration doesn't have a clue as to how to encourage and enforce good character. They believe that all kids bully, curse and make fun of each other and this sort of behavior just naturally happens and this is just "kids being kids". If you bring concerns to the Principle, don't expect much more than an apathetic answer that consists of a strange, rambling mantra about how unacceptable behavior happens in public school too. Just because the kids are taught prayers and attend mass weekly, this does not constitute a God-centered environment. The academics in the middle school are weak and disorganized. They can't keep a math or english teacher beyond a year or two. Please say a prayer for this place - they could use it!

- submitted by a parent
May 16, 2014
All three of our children have attended or are still attending STM. The school has a rich history of educating children in a God-centered environment. I have seen all three of my children grow as individuals intellectually, socially and spiritually during their time at STM. On the whole, the teachers are exceptionally caring and compassionate people and very capable educators. I would highly recommend STM to any family seeking a structured, safe and caring learning environment for their child(ren).

- submitted by a parent
March 23, 2014
I have four children, three of whom attend STM (the fourth is not old enough yet). I cannot say enough good things about this school; the teachers, staff, and families are so warm and welcoming that once I visited the school it was an easy choice to make. The parent volunteers are crucial to making it such a wonderful experience for my children. Every day I send them off to school, I know they are safe and building good character as well as great academic skills. I just wish they had a high school.

- submitted by a parent
March 16, 2014
We have had 3 kids attend STM. The new principal has little administrative experience. The middle school is now being used as a training ground for an Assistant Principal with zero administrative experience and for freshmen teachers who have never taught before. What was formerly a strongly Catholic environment for learning, now experiences frequent student behavioral issues including blatant bullying. We are saddened by the passive and apathetic teaching and leadership. Tuition increases are large, annual and not well articulated as to justification .

- submitted by a parent
April 06, 2013
We could not have asked for a better school for our children. It is a warm, inviting, engaging and caring environment that has nurtured our children spiritually, emotionally and intellectually. We feel blessed to have STM School as a part of our life. From the dedicated and gifted teachers to the wonderful facilities, the school is top notch. We highly recommend a family looking for a challenging and supportive environment for their children to consider being a part of the STM community.

- submitted by a parent
July 18, 2011
Wonderful teachers, great supportive community environment. The school works to include everyone to the best of each individual's ability and this stretches the children just enough to grow into amazing people. My kids love STM and have achieved the unexpected at this school.

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April 15, 2010
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May 31, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
March 04, 2009
i love this school it gave me hope to ecxeel in the future!!! go STM

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July 12, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
June 04, 2007
I have been a student at STM since Pre-K. I am currently finishing my year in 7th grade. I could not be more pleased with the way I have been treated and educated. I really believe the teachers do a great job. They teach good organizational skills and other study habits. I feel that I will be well-prepared for Highschool. I am also pleased with our sports programs. We recently added a girls cross-country to our selection. I play varsity basketball here and I have been very happy with the suggestions I have been given. Our long-time headcoach resigned his commission this year and I am excited to see how our new coach will handle our team. Overall I am very pleased with STM. It is a great school

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St. Thomas More Catholic School
920 Carmichael Street, Chapel Hill, NC  27514
Last modified St. Thomas More Catholic School is a Private school that serves grades K-8
St. Thomas More Catholic School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 13 reviews.