Aquinas High School

315 11th Street S,
La Crosse, WI, 54601-0546
Tel: (608)784-0287
 Aquinas Catholic Schools is a Christ-Centered learning community carrying out a fundamental mission of the Church to educate, challenge and inspire students in the Catholic Tradition of Faith, Service and Academic Excellence.    

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
North Central Accreditation
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2008

Student Body

Total Students 353 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 6%
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade Aquinas High School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Admission Deadline None / Rolling

School Notes:

      Why Aquinas High School?     Benefits Recent graduates scored well over state and national averages in all areas of the ACT exams, with almost 100% of students participating.
    • Approximately 95% of recent graduates pursue college.
    • A diverse, full, four-year curriculum infused with religious values.
    • $200,000 Internet link/technology enhancement project including over 100 computer stations.
    • Active development of one-on-one relationships between student, parents, and faculty.
    • A determined acknowledgement by administration and staff that the students' success is essential in justification of the financial commitment.
    • A comprehensive honors program including courses for college credit.
    • A structured and disciplined school environment in harmony with Christian values.
    • Facilities
    • Internet access in all classrooms
    • 80-student vocal music room
    • 100-student instrumental music room
    • 5 individual music practice rooms
    • Chapel
    • 550-seat theater/auditorium
    • 3 computer labs
    • 4 science labs
    • Library/media centerAnd More...
    • The Reinhart Athletic Complex includes: 1,000-seat gymnasium, weight room, multi-purpose/wrestling room, locker rooms, training room, and the smaller gymnasium.
    • Aquinas High School has access to the Holy Cross Diocesan Center football and baseball practice facilities as well as Veteran's Memorial Field on the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse campus.
    • The Aquinas High School colors are Blue and Gold. The school song is The Rouser, specifically written for Aquinas High School by Father John Pinion, early band instructor at Aquinas High School. Aquinas does not have a school mascot, per se, but students at Aquinas are known as the Blugolds. Alumni and students are also known as Aquinites. The average class size at Aquinas is approximately 20-22 students per class section. The Student Services Department of Aquinas High School consists of a Director of Campus Ministry, Dean of Students, two guidance counselors, and a Learning Styles Specialist with a paraprofessional. The curriculum at Aquinas is a college prep curriculum featuring honors courses at the Junior and Senior levels. College credit is offered through Viterbo University in La Crosse and Saint Mary's University in Winona, Minnesota. Aquinas High School offers a nationally recognized student service organization (IMPACT) which is lead by students. This service group donates thousands of hours each year to the Greater La Crosse Area.  

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Aquinas Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Joseph Cathedral School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is First Evangelical Lutheran School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • La Crosse Aquinas Middle School
    (Roman Catholic)
    315 11th St S
    La Crosse , WI , 54601
    (608)784-0156
    (Roman Catholic)
    0  mi  |  119  students  |  Gr.  7-8
  • La Crosse
    St. Joseph Cathedral School
    (Roman Catholic)
    1319 Ferry St
    La Crosse , WI , 54601
    (608)782-5998
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.3  mi  |  144  students  |  Gr.  K-3
  • La Crosse
    Family And Children Centers Alternative Education
    Special Education School
    1707 Main St
    La Crosse , WI , 54601
    (608)785-0001
    Special Education School
    0.5  mi  |  45  students  |  Gr.  KG-12
  • La Crosse
    First Evangelical Lutheran School
    (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
    520 West Avenue S
    La Crosse , WI , 54601
    (608)784-1050
    (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
    0.8  mi  |  112  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • La Crosse
    Mt Calvary-grace Lutheran School
    (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
    1614 Park Ave
    La Crosse , WI , 54601
    (608)784-8223
    (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
    0.9  mi  |  32  students  |  Gr.  PK-8

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