Aquinas Academy

2308 West Hardies Road
Gibsonia, PA 15044-0150
Tel: (724)444-0722
Grades: NS-12 | 373 students
Aquinas Academy is one of the great success stories in independent Catholic education.
Since its founding in 1996 as a college preparatory school for students in grades PreK-12, Aquinas has emerged as a recognized leader in academic excellence and character formation.Our graduates are being recruited by some of the nation`s top colleges and universities.
Our students` performance on standardized achievements tests ranks Aquinas among the very top schools nationwide, public or private.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools (PAIS)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-12
Year Founded 1996

Student Body

Total Students 373 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
1%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Aquinas Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
70%
Average Class Size 18 students
Number of AP Courses 9 courses
Advanced Courses AP Calculus AB, AP English Literature, AP European History, AP Physics Level C, AP Statistics, AP United States Government, AP United States History
Average SAT score 1915
Average ACT score 27
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Apr. 1 / Aug. 20 / rolling
Tuition Notes $8,900; middle school $10,455; high school
% on Financial Aid
15%
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Mr. Juan Mata
Admissions Associate Mr. Michael Burchill

Sports

Total Sports Offered 8 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Fencing, Field Hockey, Football, Lacrosse, Soccer, Ultimate FrisbeeBasketballCross Country,
FencingField Hockey,
FootballLacrosse,
SoccerUltimate Frisbee,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 13 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Chapel Choir, Chess Club, High School Drama Production, Honeybees, Literary Magazine, MATHCOUNTS, Middle School Drama Production, Middle school band, Pro Life Club Vivat Vita, School Newspaper, Shakespeare scene/monologue competition, Student Government Association, Yearbook Chapel Choir, Chess Club, Honeybees, MATHCOUNTS, Yearbook, High School Drama Production,
Literary Magazine,
Middle School Drama Production,
Middle school band,
Pro Life Club Vivat Vita,
School Newspaper,
Shakespeare scene/monologue competition,
Student Government Association,

School Notes

  • Aquinas Academy, Pre-K through 12th grade, is ranked among the top independent schools in Pennsylvania.   Niche.com also ranked the upper school as the #1 Catholic High School in Pennsylvania.  

Profile last updated: 04/02/2016

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The average private school tuition in Allegheny County, PA is $7,605 for elementary schools and $10,174 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Allegheny County, PA is 95% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).