Accreditation & Assessments

U.S. Department of Education National Blue Ribbon School 2006

Saint Thomas More Cathedral School is accredited by the Virginia Catholic Education Association whose accreditation process has been approved by the Virginia Council for Private Education as authorized by the Virginia State Board of Education.


Saint Thomas More Cathedral School assesses students in Third through Seventh Grades using the Scantron Performance Series.  This assessment allows your child’s teachers to pinpoint the specific skills in Reading, Language Arts and Math above, within, and below grade level to set individual academic goals.  Please see A Parent’s Guide to Performance Series for more information.

St. Thomas More Cathedral School has been named as a 2020 Purple Star School by the Virginia Department of Education. The Purple Star designation is awarded to military-friendly schools that have demonstrated their commitment to meeting the needs of military-connected students and their families.