Welcome to Saint Matthew Catholic School, a learning community based in love that is committed to embodying “The Warrior Way.”
Now registering new students for Grades Pre-School 3′s through 8th Grade! (Hurry, space in some classes is going fast!)
Learn more about “The Warrior Way” by clicking here.
We are proud to be a Catholic School accredited by the Archdiocese of Indianapolis and the State of Indiana through the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Our Catholic identity comes first and foremost, as best seen through our Pastor, Fr. Paul Shikany, who is visible in the school frequently.
- Attend weekly all-school Masses
- Masses planned by classes with full student participation
- Opportunity for Reconciliation with Fr. Paul
- Participation in Sacraments in conjunction with the St. Matthew Parish Faith Formation program
- Stations of the Cross
- Last Supper re-enactment
- May Crowning
- Canned Food Collections and Easter Basket Distribution
- Service Projects, such as our dg-2 group
- Vocation trips to Sisters of St. Francis in Oldenburg and to St. Meinrad
We also continue to be proud of our academic performance.
- St. Matthew has once again earned an “A” grade from the Indiana Department of Education
- 92% of St. Matthew Students passed both the ISTEP Language Arts and ISTEP Math in Spring 2013
- 100% of our 3rd grade passed the I-READ 3 test for reading ability, in both Spring 2012 and Spring 2013.
- 78% of our entire 8th Grade passed the Algebra 1 ECA, a high school graduation exam in Spring 2013.
Enrollment for the 2014-15 school year is currently open. Please see the enrollment tab above for more complete information.
Here are some upcoming events at St. Matthew School:
Thursday, April 24
- 1 p.m. Dismissal (Extended Care Available)
Friday, April 25
- Student Council Dress Day- SMS Spirit Day (Wear St. Matthew gear or red and white with jeans)
Saturday, April 26
- First Communion- 2 p.m.
Monday, April 28-Friday, May 9
- ISTEP Testing- Multiple Choice
Thursday, May 8
- Walk-a-Thon- 1:15 p.m.
Friday, May 9
- May Crowning- 1 p.m.
Monday, May 12-Tuesday, May 13
- 8th Grade Algebra I End-of-Course Assessment (ECA)
Friday, May 16
- Field Day- America, United We Stand
- 1 p.m. Dismissal- NO EXTENDED CARE
Wednesday, May 21
- Final All-School Mass 8:30 a.m.
- 8th Grade Special Recognition
Thursday, May 22
- Class of 2014 Graduation
- Mass 6.p.m. with Awards Presentation to follow
Friday, May 23
- Last Day of School!
- 1 p.m. Dismissal- NO EXTENDED CARE
Tuesday, August 5
- Orientation for 2014-15 School Year
Thursday, August 7
- First Day of School
Purchase your Happy Birthday message on the SMS sign!
Download the order form here. Proceeds go to the 8th Grade trip to Washington, D.C.
Earn money towards your tuition as well as for St. Matthew by purchasing SCRIP gift cards for your regular shopping needs. Download the SCRIP order form here, or for more information, click on SCRIP under the PFA tab at the top of this page..
Earn rewards for our school through your regular shopping!
Through various programs at popular retailers, you can earn rewards for St. Matthew. Download the flyer for more information.
For health, physical education, and student fitness, Saint Matthew School is a partner school with Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital at Saint Vincent.
St. Matthew Catholic School
The community of St. Matthew Catholic School is dedicated to provide a faith-filled Catholic education that fosters the growth of the whole child. Through developmentally appropriate academics, we facilitate social growth in a safe environment and inspire self-discipline, personal responsibility, and a concern for others in the world.
St. Matthew Catholic School | 4100 East 56th Street | Indianapolis, IN 46220 | 317-251-3997