Private Boarding School
St. Thomas More School, situated on Connecticut’s largest natural lake, has a strong basketball program and small class sizes that ensure individualized attention.
Opened in 1962, St. Thomas More’s 100-acre lakefront campus features a boathouse with a dock, athletic fields, a track, three dormitories, and a chapel.
SPORTS AND ARTS
St. Thomas More offers traditional athletics as well as a successful E Sports program. The school has a particularly strong basketball program; 2016 NBA All-Star Andre Drummond of the Detroit Pistons graduated from St. Thomas More in 2011.
Students can choose from art courses such as photography and ceramics.
DORMITORIES AND STUDENT LIFE
Students live in one of three on-campus dormitories along with the 95% of staff who live on campus. Dormitories feature kitchens and lounge rooms with televisions.
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: Late August
Estimated Fall End: Mid-January
Estimated Spring Start: Mid-January
Estimated End Date: Early June
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
All Boys School
Offers Diploma Year Program
SAT Average (Out of 1600)
University Acceptance Rate
- 2D Art / Design
- 3D Art / Design
- Cross Country Running
Extracurricular Activities & Clubs (Vary by Year)
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
University Acceptance Rate:
Closest International and Local Airports: Bradley International Airport (BDL)
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For Details Visit Website: St. Thomas More School