St. Thomas Aquinas Regional School

     Tel: (703)491-4447
        
   
Grades: PK - 8 | 520 students
St. Thomas Aquinas Regional School was founded in 1977, as a mission of the Dominican Sisters of Nashville, Tennessee, St. Cecilia Congregation.
Our mission is to provide a Christ-centered learning environment that fosters truth through knowledge and educates the whole child—intellectually, spiritually, and socially.
We provide focused, challenging Pre-K through Eighth Grade program, including algebra, Spanish, fine arts, technology training, science lab, library, and noncredit enrichment courses.
Additional advanced placement classes are available through the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math program offered on-site by Johns Hopkins, Center for Talented Youth.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Education Association
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Language-based
Year Founded 1977
Awards  Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2011

Student Body

Total Students 520 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 53%
State avg.: 27%
Students by Grade St. Thomas Aquinas Regional School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 45%
Average Class Size 26 students
Number of AP Courses 3 courses
Advanced Courses Science,  Technology,  Engineering and Math courses offered on-side through Johns Hopkins  
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Uniform shirt and pants/skirts)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $5,640
Tuition Notes Several tuition rates exist. $5,640 is for Catholic families registered in one of our three parishes. Rates for non-parishioners and non-Catholics are available upon request.
% on Financial Aid 25%
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,500
Acceptance Rate 85%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Ms. Karen Cardinale
Admissions Associate Ms. Maria Moghtadaie

Sports

Total Sports Offered 9 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Football, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringFootball,
LacrosseSoccer,
SoftballVolleyball,
Wrestling

School Notes:

St. Thomas Aquinas Regional School was founded in 1977, as a mission of the Dominican Sisters of Nashville, Tennessee, St. Cecilia Congregation. Our mission is to provide a Christ-centered learning environment that fosters truth through knowledge and educates the whole child—intellectually, spiritually, and socially. We provide focused, challenging Pre-K through 8th Grade program, including algebra, Spanish, fine arts, technology training, science lab, library, and noncredit enrichment courses.

Profile last updated: 04/14/2014

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The nearest elementary school is Edelins Montessori Learning Center (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Cardinal Montessori School (0.6 miles away)
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