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St. Thomas More School

Private Boarding School – Oakdale , Connecticut

St. Thomas More School is a fully accredited college preparatory boarding school for boys with a structured, disciplined approach to learning. Faculty and staff strive to motivate, nurture and inspire the intellectual, physical, moral, and social development of every student. Small class sizes allow students to benefit from individual attention from devoted teachers and staff offering support and encouragement. St. Thomas More School’s unique approach to teaching encourages students to ask questions, improve study techniques, habits and develop time management skills so they can be fully prepared for their future college experience.

Opened in 1962, St. Thomas More School’s 100-acre campus is situated on the tranquil shores of Gardner Lake in the town of Oakdale, Connecticut. The facilities include three dormitories, teaching buildings, a library, chapel, gym, beach, boathouse and dock, five athletic fields, and track.

Sports and Arts
The St. Thomas More School athletic department offers unique opportunities such as judo and cycling. St. Thomas More alumni, Andre Drummond, is now playing for the Detroit Pistons in the NBA.

Dormitories and Student Life
The campus has three large, two-story, dormitories. Students are assigned rooms based on age and grade level. In the majority of dorms, two students share a room. Each dorm floor has a student lounge where students can relax, make food and watch television during their free time. Dorm parents oversee dorm activities, residential life curriculum and serve as adult mentors and are available to the students during the nighttime hours. More than 95% of staff live on campus and are there to aid students.

The safe rural town of Oakdale is about 45 minutes southeast of Hartford.

Area Population: 19,505
Town Website: Town of Oakdale / Montville

Estimated Start Date: Early September
Estimated End Date: Late May

Note on AP Courses
Conducts AP testing every spring. St. Thomas More's courses in Physics, Calculus, Chemistry and US History properly prepare students to take the AP exam. Many students take the AP Micro Economics, AP Macro Economics, AP Physics, AP Chemistry, AP Calculus and AP US History exams.

Other Services Offered: 

  • Academic progress reports 
  • Airport transfer service 
  • Assistance in acquiring books and material 
  • Help with holiday accommodation
  • Help with travel services during holidays 
  • Orientation service upon arrival 
  • Social progress report

School Facts

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All Boys School

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100 Acres

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Foreign Languages

  • Spanish

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  • Art Appreciation
  • Studio Art

AP Courses

  • Macroeconomics
  • Microeconomics


  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country Running
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Judo
  • Lacrosse
  • Skiing
  • Soccer
  • Tennis

Extracurricular Activities & Clubs (Vary by Year)

  • Art
  • Cycling
  • French

School Location

Partial List of College and University Acceptances

Boston University, Brown University, Colorado State University, Georgetown University, Drexel University, Harvard University, Indiana University Bloomington, John Hopkins University, Marquette University, Michigan State University, New York University, Northeastern University, Northwestern University, Ohio State University, Pennsylvania State University, Princeton University, Purdue University, University of California, University of Colorado, University of Miami, University of Michigan, University of South Carolina, University of Southern California, University of Texas, University of Washington, University of Wisconsin, Yale University

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Closest International and Local Airports: Bradley International Airport (BDL)
For Details Visit Website:   St. Thomas More School

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