Guiding Tomorrow's Hearts and Minds

Welcome to St. Matthew's

We are delighted that you are interested in St. Matthew’s for your child! As you learn more about St. Matthew’s, know that we are just as excited to get to learn more about you. Please take a few minutes to fill out our online inquiry form by clicking the ‘Get Started’ button on this page. From there, we would love to meet you in person.  We believe that experiencing our campus, community, and classes in action is the best way to learn about St. Matthew’s Episcopal Day School.    

For more than 66 years, St. Matthew’s has inspired intellectual curiosity and a passion for learning in children from pre-kindergarten through eighth grade. As you explore St. Matthew’s,  you will discover that our faculty comprises a diverse group of exceptional and dedicated teachers. Our faculty is passionate about their disciplines and deeply committed to teaching, learning and coaching among highly motivated, curious and engaged young people. You will learn that our students are extraordinary too. They are not only great students but great people who express themselves as leaders, artists, musicians, athletes, poets, dancers, engineers, activists, actors and more. 

We care about the people our students will become. From pre-kindergarten to eighth grade, St. Matthew’s core values - moral courage, service, respect, and compassion - are woven into the fabric of our program. We are committed to the social and emotional health and well-being of each of our students.   St. Matthew’s alumni are frequently acknowledged for their strong character, inherent leadership skills, and overall confidence as they begin high school. Our students enter prestigious independent and public Bay Area high schools and are fully prepared for rigorous academics as well as the challenges of life, with a respect for all people. 

As an Episcopal school grounded in the values of inclusion and inquiry, we strive for diversity of thought, experience, and perspective. Our community includes and welcomes families of all faiths and cultures. 
We know the school search and admissions process can often be a little stressful and a little daunting, but we are here to support families every step of the way. We look forward to welcoming you here so you may experience the intellectual vitality, innovative spirit, many rich traditions, and warmth of our dynamic community in person. 

Tish Scola
Director of Admissions & Enrollment

Your Admission Team

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    Tish Scola 

    Director of Admissions & Enrollment
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    Roxy Nielsen 

    Admissions & Enrollment Associate

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We embrace diversity and consider applications for enrollment without regard to race, color,
national origin, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity.