Measures of Excellence

St. Matthew Cathedral School is fully accredited by the Indiana Department of Education and AdvancED Accreditation.

St. Matthew Cathedral School maintains the highest academic standards while providing for the individual needs of all students. ISTEP scores are consistently above the state average, and many of our students qualify to be part of enrichment programs for accelerated students in high school. In the past 20 years, 30 alumni have been valedictorians or salutatorians at local high schools and colleges.

Band and music competitions, science fair exhibits, Title I services, Special Education, English as a Second Language, and speech therapy are an integral part of the curriculum.


Enrollment: 350

Avg. Class Size: 19

Teachers: 18 classroom teachers (K-8), plus Art, Music, Physical Education, Spanish and Library

Communication Technologies: Available to all students.  We have made major improvements to our entire school’s infrastructure and have several Apple based devices for students to learn from.

Special Education Teacher: For students in need of extra academic assistance, we have a full-time special education director and part-time assistance to her.  Students who qualify for an ISP or Catholic Accommodation Plan are served to the best of our ability.  Our teachers are devoted to assisting students and their particular needs.

After-School Program: Designed to assist families with after school arrangements for their children.  Grades 3-8 must attend Homework Hour on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, from 2:45-3:45 p.m. in order to ensure a productive time for them.  They are assisted by our teachers in Homework Hour.  This hour costs $5.00.  The remaining time involved with the after-school program is $4.00 an hour.  For students entering into a second hour of after school care we supply a substantial snack and allow for time of play.  Our regular school staff attends to the students in our after care program.   Student behavior expectations are equal to that of the regular school day.

Delinquent accounts will halt the continued use by a family of this service of the school.  If financial strain is causing the difficulty please contact Sister Gianna Marie at 574-289-4535.