18 Parent Reviews for St. Thomas The Apostle School
Excellent school! The students get a quality education and they learn values and discipline. Academically St Thomas is amazing. The principal respects students, faculty and parents. She is a very strong leader. Teachers are wonderful. Students are mature and respectful. St. Thomas is a great school!
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Posted by a parent on 02/03/12
I AM SO HAPPY THAT I SWITCHED MY BOYS FROM PUBLIC TO PRIVATE CATHOLIC SCHOOL THEY ARE BETTER DISCIPLINED, THE TEACHERS ARE MORE ATTENTIVE TO THE STUDENTS, THEY LEARN MORE, AND THE CHILDREN SHOW A SENSE OF MATURITY AND RESPECT!!!!!!!!!!!!!! IT'S SO WORTH THE MONEY AND PEACE OF MIND COMPARED TO THE PUBLIC
... Read more SCHOOLS WHICH ARE OVER CROWDED, FINANCIALLY STRAPPED, AND HAVE UNRULEY STUDENTS WHO CAN'T BE EXPELLED. Read less
Posted by a parent on 11/10/10
Excellent school. We chose St. Thomas after reviewing several other schools in the area. St. Thomas is by far the best. My daughter loves St. Thomas and the principal Miss Wyatt is great!
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Posted by a parent on 05/25/10
This school has changed my son. He went to public Kindgergarten and did not learn anything but social skills. Academic was a joke. I put in St Thomas and he is doing excellent. It is like I have a different child. I am so happy with my decision to have him repeat and change schools. They are now
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Posted by a parent on 04/30/10
In St. Thomas school you will find a diversity of children whom are very respectful towards each other. Is like a little family, most of the children in the school have been together since Pre-K. Miss Wyatt who is the Principal makes it all worth it. Teaches the children each one of them what values
... Read more are in school and at home. One of Miss Wyatt best quality is she knows all your childrens name. Her quote is- 'If they need to know my name; I need to know theirs' this a quality you rarely see in the school system. I am extremely happy that my daughters have had this oppurtunity to know a person like Miss Wyatt. Read less
Posted by a parent on 04/20/10
Excellent school! Principal cares and there is lots of discipline! great school!
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Posted by a parent on 02/17/10
We recently enrolled our daughter in Kindergarten at St. Thomas after thorough and careful review of surrounding schools. So far we are very happy with the professionalism of staff and the quality of the curriculum. Homework is given almost every night. Our daughter loves the environment. We love
... Read more the sense of community and the fact that most if not all of the parents we have met thus far share the same views with regards to discipline and academic excellence. Read less
Posted by a parent on 09/14/09
I went to St. Thomas and transitioning to high school was probably the worst experience of my life due to the small amount of kids there..you get just as good of an education in public school as you would in catholic school, it's a waste of money. in the younger grades there might be less exposure to
... Read more sex violence and other bad things parents don't want their kids to see, but overall once you hit the older grades it's pretty much the exact same thing. Read less
Posted by a other on 06/15/08
My 3rd-grader has attended St. Thomas since 1st grade and our family is very happy with the overall school experience. Our principal is loving yet authoritative, and knows each child by name! I would like to see more extra-curricular activities and a playground for the kids, but those 'complaints'
... Read more don't change the fact that we wouldn't want our child in any other school! This Catholic school provides more than just a means to obtain an education - it's a way of life. Read less
Posted by a parent on 11/02/07
I am a former teacher at Saint Thomas. I am hoping to be able to send my children there next year. It is a great school. Every teacher does whatever they can to help each child. Having looked into other Catholic grammar schools in the Monmouth County area not one has come close to Saint Thomas. I am
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Old Bridge schools — St. Thomas The Apostle School is located at 333 State Route 18, Old Bridge NJ 08857. 333 State Route 18 is in the 08857 ZIP code in Old Bridge, NJ The school district for St. Thomas The Apostle School is the Diocese Of Metuchen. St. Thomas The Apostle School is a Catholic school that serves grade levels PK - 8.
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