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Soaring With The Eagles...

St. Matthew’s is honored to have been named a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence for high achievement. Our diocesan school offers Pre-K3 through 8th grade.

Saint Matthew’s School has been educating students in Hampton Roads since 1963. Our school helps all children reach their God-given potential. At St. Matthew's technology meets tradition in the classroom, where age-old, proven teaching techniques are combined with new methods that engage children of all different learning styles. Gifted students, above-average students, average students and children with learning challenges all thrive in our school’s loving, though disciplined, learning environment. 


St. Matthew's Catholic School Vision: Empowering leaders one faith-filled day at a time.

St. Matthew's Catholic School Mission: St. Matthew's Catholic School provides a Christ-centered environment that forms a foundation of learning for all through spiritual, academic and physical education.


Eagle News

Friday Flash!

-Interested in attending St. Matthew's? Call today for a tour (757) 420-2455 or click here to email us for an appointment.

-Please click here to view our SMS Is Happy! Video.


Ms. Keller recently held an essay contest among the 7th and 8th graders. The following students' essays were chosen and will represent SMS at the annual Fleet Reserve Association essay contest.

The essay theme this year is "Why I am Proud to be an American."

7A: Anna Garrett, Emma Parker, J'Shanti Lowmack, Jared Williams, Lana Casingal and Kayla Heath. 

7B: Alisa Yanza, Austin Penny, GiGi Gutierrez, Madylan Scott, and Sadelle Schmitz.

8A -Phillip Le, Samantha Cook, Samantha Eason, Lindsey Monteith, Ariane Tiongco

8B - Ben Foster, Bridget McKneely, Mitch Monette, Michael Raykhman 

Did You Know?

In 9 of the last 12 years, a student from St. Matthew's has been either the Valedictorian or Salutatorian from Bishop Sullivan Catholic High School.

2003 - Katie Daniels, Salutatorian
2005 - Lawrence McDermott, Salutatorian
2006 - Katrina Fernandez, Valedictorian
2007 - Matthew Davis, Salutatorian
2008 - William Hoey, Valedictorian
2009 - Caitlin Foley, Salutatorian
2010 - Christine Chesley, Valedictorian
2011 - Maya Chesley, Salutatorian
2012 - Matthew Foley, Valedictorian and Andrew Altobello, Salutatorian
2013 - In the top 10, SMS Graduates are ranked 3, 4, 5, 6 and 8
2014 - In the top 10, SMS Graduates are ranked 4, 5, and 6

Saint Matthew's School
3316 Sandra Lane
Virginia Beach, VA 23464

Phone: 757-420-2455

Staff Webmail

Click here to visit the St. Matthew's Church website




   Pre-K3 & Pre-K4    

  K - 5th          

  6th - 8th

Upcoming Events
Tuesday, October 28th
8th Grade Retreat
Report Cards Go Home
Thursday, October 30th
Water Pirates @ 9:00 (PK - 2)
Grades 3 and 4 Mass @ 9:00
Friday, October 31st
Halloween Parade and Parties @ 2:00
Wednesday, November 5th
PTG Meeting @ 7:00
Thursday, November 6th
Grades 5-8 Mass @ 9:00
Make Up Picture Day
Friday, November 7th
SCA Fall Social

St. Matthew's School is proud to be a Leader In Me School. This program is based on The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. Please click here for more information.



"St. Matthew's offers more than an exceptional academic experience. Your child's personal growth and well being will be monitored and fostered by the teachers and parents who make up the St. Matthew's community."

-Sheila White-Jackson, Parent of three children attending Saint Matthew's School




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Virginia Catholic Education Association

Southern Association of  
Colleges & Schools



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