At a Glance


    • Boys' college prep boarding school
    • Founded in 1962 to encourage young men with ability to maximize their potential
    • Enrolling students in grades 8 through Postgraduate


    • 135 students representing 12 states and 14 countries


    • 110 acres on Gardner Lake in Oakdale, CT, USA
    • 3 dormitories
    • 3 classroom buildings
    • Library
    • Chapel
    • Gymnasium
    • Beach, boathouse and dock
    • 5 athletic fields, tennis court and track

    Faculty and Administration

    • 28 faculty and administrators
    • 67% hold advanced degrees
    • Over 95% live on campus
    • 28 staff members
    • 8:1 average faculty to student ratio


    • Over 40 different courses offered
    • Advanced Placement in four courses
    • Extra help sessions daily
    • Supervised evening study hall
    • Class size ranges from 3 to 15 - average: 8
    • Formal Student Assistance Program option


    • Students of all religions and creeds enroll
    • Institutional focus on a healthy mind, body, and spirit
    • Weekly services available for students in the surrounding community


    • Interscholastic sports include: baseball, basketball, cross country, football, soccer, lacrosse, tennis, wrestling, and golf
    • Intramural sports include: judo, sailing/kayaking, weight training, Ping Pong


    • 3,000 - All over the world

    Accreditation and Memberships

    • St. Thomas More School is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASAC).
    • Memberships include: The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS), National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), Small Boarding School Association (SBSA), Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD), Catholic Boarding Schools Association (CBSA), Association of Independent School Admission Professionals (AISAP), Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA), National Catholic Education Association (NCEA), National Honor Society (NASSP/NHS), Connecticut Association of Independent Schools (CAIS), The College Board, and the Parents League of New York.