|Mission||Saint Thomas the Apostle School, a parish school including Grades Pre-K through 8th, under the sponsorship of the Archdiocese of Newark, is committed to the Roman Catholic tradition of education. We integrate Christian and family values with a challenging academic curriculum based on the core standards set by the Archdiocese of Newark. We emphasize respect for God, respect for self, and respect for others, as well as positive character development and scholastic achievement to guide our students in their growth and development as future leaders of the Catholic Church and the wider community.|
Welcome to St. Thomas the Apostle School
A Traditional, Timeless, and Supportive Blend of Family and Catholic Ideals
Saint Thomas the Apostle School is an Archdiocese of Newark parish elementary school of 320 students from pre-kindergarten through grade 8, located in Bloomfield, New Jersey.
Our cornerstone is the traditional, timeless, and supportive blend of family and Catholic ideals. We thrive upon a family and school partnership. Our faculty relies on the family as the primary educator, an educator with a daily and cooperative role. Your child will flourish in mind, body and spirit and your entire family will benefit from the vibrant and wholesome experience that is Saint Thomas the Apostle School.
The experts have spoken and the results are in. Children simply learn more with a leadership of faith, framed by timeless values and support.
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At Saint Thomas the Apostle School, our mission is to provide students with a challenging and comprehensive education integrating spiritual values rooted in the Roman Catholic tradition. We cultivate and herald the growth of our students in mind, body, and spirit, preparing them to take their place in the Church and in the world, in roles of leadership and service.
We believe that:
•We guide our students to grow in faith and knowledge in a God-centered environment, instilling the moral values necessary to enable our children to lead good Christian lives.
•We endeavor to touch hearts, nurture souls, kindle minds, and inspire lives.
•We strive to awaken in each child, a love, desire, and appreciation for learning in a Catholic environment.
•We recognize that all children are created equal in the sight of God, and that each child has unique qualities that deserve our recognition and respect.
•We rely on faith, and with love, on the teachings of Jesus Christ, and encourage our students to live its message.
•We educate the “whole person”, pr