Aquinas Academy

388 S Livingston Ave
Livingston, NJ 07039-0703
Tel: (973)992-1587
Grades: K-9 | 277 students
"AquinasAcademy is dedicated to providing quality education in an atmosphere of Catholic values and principles.
To this end, we help the whole child develop spiritually, intellectually, socially, emotionally, physically and aesthetically.
Our students benefit from a developmental program designed for individual attainment of an optimum level of skills, a practical body of knowledge, a wholesome concept of self and the desire to use their talents for service as responsible citizens.
The Academy serves the greater Livingston community by offering academic programs that stimulate curiosity, the desire to learn, and creativity.
Students learn to form values necessary for responsible decision making.
They are instructed in the meaning of life and the significance of the individual as well as in Catholic doctrine.A spirit of cooperation exists among the teachers, priests, Religious Education Director, and staff who work together to communicate the gospel message to all our children.
In recognition of contemporary family needs, the Academy established an Early Chilhood Center.
Our teachers, all certified in Early Childhood, are selected for their genuine understanding of, and love for, young children.
The staff is supplemented by teacher assistants who provide the added support and care necessary to ensure a quality program."

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
National Association for the Education of Young Children
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-9
Awards  Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2013

Student Body

Total Students 277 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Aquinas Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest elementary school is Jewish Community Center Metrowest Ross Campus (1.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Jewish Community Center Metrowest Ross Campus (1.4 miles away)
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