Welcome to St. Matthew’s School

A National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence! The United States Department of Education awards annually the Blue Ribbon to the top K-12 public and private schools in the nation. This indicates that our students scored in the top 10 percent in the nation on the Terra Nova standardized test. It also means that we, the faculty, staff, parents, and students, take seriously the mission of providing for and participating in a Catholic educational program that is academically rigorous and engaging for our school community.

At St. Matthew’s School we have implemented the “Leader In Me” program that teaches children leadership skills starting in Pre-K through eighth grade. This program also combats bullying at its core – teaching children to respect each other and learning real skills to form positive relationships. As principal I believe leadership is communicating people’s worth and potential so clearly that they are inspired to see it in themselves.

Mission & Vision

School Vision:

Empowering leaders one faith-filled day at a time.

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.


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Leader in Me

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.

Leader in Me

Recent Posts

Friday Flash

Friday Flash October 13, 2017 Important RenWeb information regarding lunch – If you have placed an order online and wish to cancel, you must do so before 8:00 am the day of, either by using RenWeb (change the “1” to a “0” and save) OR email the homeroom teacher to have him/her cancel for you. […]

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Congratulations Alumni!

Alumni Accomplishment In 12 of the last 15 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 […]

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Congratulations! Fleet Reserve Essay Contest

At the Fleet Reserve Association Essay Contest awards ceremony held on February 15th, one of our 8th graders and two of our 7th Graders walked away winners! Among essays submitted from schools all over Hampton Roads, Patrick Zanti placed 1st among all 8th grade essays submitted.  Vanessa Huynh placed 1st and Nadia Evancho placed 3rd […]

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