St. Thomas More Academy
Traditional Catholic Excellence in Education
“Catholic education aims not only to communicate facts but also to transmit a coherent, comprehensive vision of life, in the conviction that the truths contained in that vision liberate students in the most profound meaning of human freedom.”
St. Thomas More Academy provides a challenging program of studies designed for higher learning and the challenges of life. STMA aims to form our students as future leaders who are well rounded spiritually, humanly, and academically.
For a Catholic education to be traditional, it must embrace and teach the Truth revealed by Jesus Christ as faithfully transmitted through the ages by the Holy Roman Catholic Church. Furthermore, the truths of the Catholic Faith must permeate the entire curriculum for the traditional Catholic education to be complete.
Our Catholic Identity
St. Thomas More Academy exemplifies the Principles of Catholic Identity in Education and these articulate elements the Church expects to find in all Catholic schools and which distinguish them from other schools. The principles are derived from Church documents related to education, including the documents of Vatican II, documents from the Vatican Congregation for Catholic Education, and the writings of various Popes. The five principles are:
1. Inspired by Divine Mission
2. Models Christian Communion
3. Encounters Christ in Prayer, Scripture, and Sacraments
4. Integrally Forms the Human Person
5. Imparts a Christian Understanding of the World