Continuing Adventures of the 8th Grade in D.C. 8th Grade in Gettysburg and D.C Fr. Nick Sings Happy Birthday as Gala Prize 8th Grade Stations of the Cross on Good Friday Last Supper Re-enactment on Holy Thursday 3rd Quarter Honors 2014-15 8th Grade shows "Sensitivity" in their spring musical National Junior Honor Society Induction My Hypothesis is...the Science Fair is a Hit! Promoting the Mental Well-Being of our Children St. Matthew continues its "A" rating from the Department of Education

Welcome to Saint Matthew Catholic School, a learning community based in love that is committed to embodying “The Warrior Way.”

Now enrolling for the 2015-16 School Year

Come See Us In Action- Open House April 21 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Click here for the flyer for our April 21 Open House

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. Nick Dant, who is very supportive of our school’s mission of providing a quality Catholic education.

We also:


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
  • Over 90% of St. Matthew Students continue to pass both the ISTEP Language Arts and ISTEP Math in Spring 2014
  • 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 2015-16 will begin in January.   Please see the enrollment tab above for more complete information.

St. Matthew School Calendar 2014-2015

St. Matthew School Calendar 2015-2016

Pre-Kindergarten Flyer 2014-15

Preschool 3′s Flyer 2014-15

PFA Nurse Volunteers Needed!

St. Matthew Student and Parent Handbook 2014-2015

School Uniform Information

Get Your SMS Spiritwear Here – New Vendor March 2014

Supply List 2014-15

Middle School Summer Reading List 2014

After-School Clubs – Spring 2015

Safe and Sacred



Here are some upcoming events at St. Matthew School:


Thursday, April 2

  • 7th Grade Re-enactment of Last Supper- 2 p.m.

Friday, April 3

  • Good Friday  1:00 p.m. Dismissal (NO EXTENDED CARE)
  • 8th Grade Living Stations of the Cross 10 a.m.

Monday, April 6

  • Easter Monday- No School

Monday, April 13

  • 8th Grade Leaves for Washington, D.C. trip

Wednesday, April 15

  • PFA General Meeting- 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, April 23

  • 1 p.m. Dismissal- Teacher Professional Development

Friday, April 24

  • Student Council Dress Day- Country Day

April 29-May 8

  • ISTEP+ Part 2 Testing

Thursday, May 7

  • Walk-a-Thon- 1:15 p.m.

Friday, May 8

  • May Crowning- 8th Grade- 1:30 p.m.

Monday, May 11

  • St. Matthew Blood Drive

Wednesday, May 13

  • PFA General Meeting and Thank You Reception- 6:30 p.m.

Friday, May 15

  • Field Day- 1 p.m. Dismissal (NO EXTENDED CARE)

Wednesday, May 20

  • Final All-School Mass and 8th Grade Awards- 8:30 a.m.
  • Graduation- 6 p.m.

Friday, May 15

  • Last Day of School- 1 p.m. Dismissal (NO EXTENDED CARE)

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

Mission Statement

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

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