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St Thomas More School:
Located on picturesque Gardner Lake in Oakdale, in New London County, Connecticut, St. Thomas More School is an accredited college preparatory Catholic boarding school for boys (Grades 7 - Postgrad).

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Our History:

Photo of Catholic Boarding School for Boys in ConnecticutSt. Thomas More School was founded in 1962 to serve young men with ability who have not yet fulfilled their potential. We offer Grades 8 - postgraduate for US students and Grade 7 to postgraduate for international students. Our current student population is approximately 200 students representing 15 states and six countries.

Our Mission:
Saint Thomas More School is an accredited college preparatory boarding school in the Catholic tradition for young men who have demonstrated intellectual ability yet have not realized their potential.

Within a structured environment, we strive to motivate, nurture, and strengthen the intellectual, moral, physical, and social development of every student.

Key to Success:
The combination of small classes, a structured study environment and a strong academic support team are the keys to a student's success at St. Thomas More School.

With a typical class size of approximately 12, everyone gets the attention he needs. Instructors teach their subjects and the study skills needed to master the academic material. 

The key ingredients of our study skills program are:
• Improved listening and note-taking skills
• Effective time management
• Concentration and memory techniques
• Stress management
• Test preparation
• Systematic study

College Preparatory Curriculum for Boys (Grades 7-Postgrad):

- Grades 8 through postgraduate for US students
- Grades 7 through postgraduate for international students

Subjects include:
- SAT preparation
- ESL
- Fine Arts & Theology
- History
- Mathematics
- Modern Languages
- Science
- English

Dorm Life:

Image of Catholic Boarding School for Boys in ConnecticutThe campus has three large, two-story, dormitories (Edmunds Dorm, Kennedy Dorm and Benedict's Dorm). Together, they house 210 students along with faculty members (dorm parents) and their families.

Dorm parents oversee dorm activities, the residential life curriculum and serve as an adult mentor for the students. Dorm parents are available to the students during the nighttime hours. Each dorm floor has a student lounge where students can relax, make food and watch television during their free time.

Each dorm floor has Resident Assistants (RA's) students, who are selected by the faculty to serve as mentors, role models, friends and floor monitors. All RA's go through a comprehensive, year-long, training process and are overseen by a senior faculty member. These student leaders help the dorm parents maintain a positive, familial dorm environment.

Athletics:

• Interscholastic sports include:baseball, basketball, cross country, football, hockey, soccer, track and field, lacrosse, tennis and golf
• Intramural sports include: judo, sailing, weight training

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Address: 45 Cottage Road, Oakdale, New London County, Connecticut , USA
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