Philosophy of the Curriculum

  • St. Thomas More School provides a broad range of subjects designed to help our students "learn to learn." The knowledge and capabilities these young men attain will help them in college and their future careers. 

    The St. Thomas More education develops in students the necessary skills for future success as globally aware and confident young men in the twenty-first century.  The rich academic experience features an innovative, engaging, collaborative, technological, creative, and experiential curriculum supported by special care and attention in small class sizes. Our young men gain independence, self-discipline, and self-reliance from their academic success, while learning how to advocate for themselves by seeking personal assistance when needed.


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    Credits and Course Requirements

    Our curriculum is developed with the understanding that all students who enroll at St. Thomas More School will attain college acceptance. In order to realize that expectation, a student must have a solid background in English literature and composition, Mathematics, and a broad exposure to History, foreign languages, Science, and the Arts. Our curriculum, designed around required courses desired by most colleges, enables our students to develop the skills necessary for matriculation to and success in college.

    The minimum requirements for graduation are 16 credits, which include:

    • Four credits in English
    • Three credits in Mathematics
    • One credit in U.S. History
    • One credit in a Laboratory Science
    • Two credits in the same foreign language
    • One credit in Theology
    • One credit in Fine Arts
    • Three credits in core or elective courses