2020 - 2021 Admissions Packet

for new families


Two classrooms per grade level

Daily classes for grades K-4 of Religion, Math, Reading, Science, & History

Daily classes for grades 5-8 of Religion, Math, Literature, Language Arts, Science, & History

Teacher/Student Ratio of 1:16

Preschool and Pre-Kindergarten Programs

Title I services for eligible students in grades K-5

Title III services - English as a Second Language

Chrome Books, Macs, and iPads in use PreK-8

Apple T.V.s

Interactive Boards

PE, Art, and Health for grades K-8

Library for grades K-5 and optional grades 6-8

Music in grades K-5

Spanish grades 6-8

After School Study Tables for grades 5-8

After School Tutoring services for grades 2-8

Aftercare Program

Geography Bee

Spelling Bee

Science Fair

Zaner-Bloser National Handwriting Contest

Summer STEM Camp Invention

After School STEM Club Invention

Quiz Bowl

Robotics Club


Student Council

Young Vincentians

Schola Liturgical Choir

Band for grades 4-8

Pilgrimages for every grade level

Field Trips for every grade level

ICCL Sports for grades 5-8

Right to Life Club

Adoration with guided prayer opportunities

First Friday Rosary / Benediction

Stations of the Cross in Lent

Living Rosary

Advent Services

May Crowning Procession / Service

Drama Club

Comic Club

Spanish Club

Chess Club

Girls on the Run

Food, Clothes, and Toy Drives

Parities for All Saints Day, Christmas, & Easter

Catholic Schools Week: Masses, Game Night, Sock Hop, Volleyball Game of staff vs. 8th grade, Fun Fair, Fun Night for grades 7-8.

Wonderful parent involvement with HASA

Wonderful School Board

The Cathedral School of Saint Matthew is accredited by the Indiana Department of Education and AdvancED Accreditation.

Students entering grades 1 through 8 must take a placement test and/or bring evidence through previous NWEA assessments from their school records.

The Cathedral School offers full Preschool and Kindergarten programs.

If you have questions concerning admissions, registration, financial aid, or in other areas about our school please contact:


Mrs. Pat Gring

Admissions Director



Registration for St. Matthew Cathedral School will begin in March.

A Kindergarten student MUST be 5 by August 1st, we do not make exceptions on this rule.

To enter 4 year old Preschool a child must be 4 years old by August 1st and potty trained. 

To enter 3-year old preschool a child must be 3 years old by August 1st and potty trained.


  • Birth certificate

  • Registration Forms and the Fee

  • Emergency Form must be on file

  • If a child is Catholic, a baptismal certificate is required at registration

  • If a family is a parishioner of St. Matthew Cathedral we will ensure this through the parish.


2/3 of St. Matt's 8th Graders go on to Marian High School for their high school education.


"My time at Saint Matthew gave me knowledge to succeed, the confidence to challenge myself, and the study skills that allowed me to thrive in a variety of classes. The formation I received at Saint Matthew played a large part in my academic journey, allowing me to pursue incredible opportunities in the classroom and beyond.” —Theresa Rice, Marian High School Co-Valedictorian ’16