Saint Thomas Aquinas High School

Tel: (913)319-2423
Grades: 9-12 | 952 students
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  • The mission of Saint Thomas Aquinas High School as a Catholic Faith Community is to challenge and nurture young men and women to develop their God-given spiritual, intellectual, social and physical potential, and to help them become life-long learners and responsible citizens guided by Catholic values.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
State or regional independent school association
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
ADD/ADHD Support Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1988
Awards  Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2012, 2014

Student Body

Total Students 952 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
7%
State avg.: 20%
Students by Grade Saint Thomas Aquinas High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 73 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
67%
Average Class Size 22 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Uniform for boys and girls)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $9,055
Tuition Notes Out of parish tuition is 1000 more
Admissions Director Diane Pyle

Sports

Total Sports Offered 20 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Diving, Drill Team, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Rugby, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter Track, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
BowlingCheering,
Cross CountryDiving,
Drill TeamField Hockey,
FootballGolf,
LacrosseRugby,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Winter TrackWrestling,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 17 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. 5 choirs, Band Program, Catholic Schools Athletic League, Cheerleading, Dance Team, Debate Team, Foreign Language clubs, Forensics, Key Club, Lacrosse, National Art Honor Society, National Honor Society, Rugby, Scholars Bowl, Science Olympiad, Student Council, Teens for Life 5 choirs, Band Program, Cheerleading, Dance Team, Debate Team, Forensics, Key Club, Lacrosse, Rugby, Scholars Bowl, Teens for Life, Catholic Schools Athletic League,
Foreign Language clubs,
National Art Honor Society,
National Honor Society,
Science Olympiad,
Student Council,

School Notes

Our Beliefs As a Catholic Faith Community we believe:
  • Our actions and teachings need to reflect Jesus` life and be consistent with Catholic tradition.
  • Students must be encouraged to strive for excellence.
  • Students must be encouraged to develop moral courage and integrity.
  • Students must be encouraged to pursue the fulfillment of their God-given potential and to promote that fulfillment in others.
  • Learning is a life-long process; therefore, the ability and desire to obtain knowledge is as important as the knowledge itself.
  • Teachers, students and parents work best in a climate of mutual respect and cooperation.
Ideals
The ideals which should be promoted in our Catholic Faith Community are:
  • A personal relationship with God
  • Respect for self and others
  • Accountability
  • The interdependence of society
  • Acceptance and appreciation of diversity
  • Community service
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