About Us

The vision of St. Thecla Catholic School is to form faithful disciples of Christ through the commitment to develop lifelong, independent learners and leaders through a rigorous curriculum anchored in our Catholic faith.

Our Mission Statement

We, the community of St. Thecla Catholic School, dedicate ourselves to serving God through our  growth in faith, education, and love for one another as members of God’s family.

Our Philosophy

St. Thecla Catholic School is a Christ-centered school that is focused on bringing together our parish, school, and community. We are committed to:

Developing and directing  the growth of the whole person centered in Jesus Christ through religious culture and faith.

Respecting  and valuing the uniqueness of each individual.

Working  together with parents to nurture their children’s faith and academic skills.

Growing  as a community that teaches and fosters tolerance, respect, and compassion for others.

Serving  as a constant reminder that we live in the world, but we are not of the world.

Early Childhood Program

Our Early Childhood Program stresses the cognitive, social, emotional, and physical development of the child in a nurturing and structured environment. We offer full and half day Preschool and Kindergarten to accommodate the needs of our youngest learners and their families.


Students and faculty use a variety of technological tools including Smart Boards, Google docs, desktop and laptop computers, IPads, chrome books, document cameras , United Streaming, Brain Pop, online gradebooks, online assessments, Power Teacher, Curriculum Mapping, and the Internet. Our staff is developing a blended learning classroom where in addition to direct instruction online learning is embraced as well.


Teachers use a variety of assessments.  We use dibels and daze assessments for literacy formation. Math skills are assessed through many instruments . We offer a study skills class for grades 6-8 to prepare for rigorous curriculum.

Religious Education

Our religious education program includes weekly masses for students in K-8 . Students participate in daily prayer, service opportunities, and sacramental preparation.

Extra curricular

We have many extra-curricular clubs and activities including:

  • Sports
  • Forensics
  • Girls Scouts
  • Choir
  • Instrumental Music
  • Christmas Program
  • Play
  • Service Activities
  • Field Trips
  • Science Olympiad
  • Social Studies Olympiad
  • National Junior Honor Society
  • Math-a-thon
  • Student Council

Iowa Scores

Our Iowa scores reflect the effort all of our teachers as students achieve through the years. The longer students are educated at St. Thecla, the higher the achievement.

Financial Aid

St. Thecla offers competitive tuition rates (with other private schools in Macomb County)
Tuition assistance is available through the Archdiocese of Detroit. Additional assistance is available for members of St. Thecla Parish.


St. Thecla School

  • 20762 S. Nunneley Road Clinton Twp, Michigan 48035
    (Groesbeck Hwy and 16 Mile Rd)
  • School office is (586) 791-2170
  • Our fax number is (586) 791-2356


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