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New Families

Welcome to St. Matthew's Catholic School! We are excited that you are considering us for the education of your child. This page contains information and documents that were reviewed during your family conference as part of our admissions process. For additional information, feel free to browse our website or call us at 904-387-4401.

Important Policies and Information

Below is the information that was shared and reviewed during your family conference.

Academic Programs

St. Matthew's Catholic School is a member school in the Diocese of St. Augustine and fully accredited through the Florida Catholic Conference. We follow Diocesan standards as our main curriculum and use a variety of supplemental resources to ensure a well-rounded, top-notch education for every student. To find our more about our academic programs, use the button below to learn more!

Code of Conduct

Our student code of conduct is built on the notion that relationships are the heart of good behavior. We strive to develop those relationships, ensure our words and actions do not cause problems for others, and that students should be empowered to make choices and live with naturally occuring consequences. Please reivew our Parent/Student Handbook for our full student code of conduct.

Attendance

Regular attendance is vital to the academic success of all our students. Habitual tardiness and absenteeism will be addressed by school leadership. For our full attendance policy, please review the relevant section in our Parent/Student Handbook.

Specialized Services

St. Matthew's Catholic School works with individual students with exceptionalities and/or disabilities and their families to develop a unique Student Support Plan (SSP) based upon the child's needs and what the school is able to offer.

A parentally placed private school student with a disability does not have an individual right to receive some or all of the special education and related services that the student would receive if enrolled in a public school under the Individual with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).

Step Up for Students

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St. Matthew's Catholic School accepts Step Up for Student Scholarships. These scholarships empower any family who is a resident in the state of Florida to qualify for a state-funded scholarship that covers most of private school tuition here at St. Matthew's Catholic School. We encourage ALL families to apply for this scholarship directly through Step Up's website, linked below.

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