Aquinas Academy

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.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked NJ School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Enrollment: 248 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,875
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Aquinas Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New Jersey for:

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Attribute
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1952
Awards
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2013

Student Body

Total Students
248 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
41%
State avg.: 40%
Students by Grade
Aquinas Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
15 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
School uniform Transitional K - Grade 8

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Additional discount for parishioners and siblings
Admissions Director
Joanne Dowd
Admissions Associate
Kerry Alzate

Sports

Total Sports Offered
2 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Drama Club, Running Club

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Sports Enrichment

School Notes

  • 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.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Aquinas Academy cost?
Aquinas Academy's tuition is approximately $7,875 for private students.
What sports does Aquinas Academy offer?
Aquinas Academy offers 2 interscholastic sports: Basketball and Volleyball.
What is Aquinas Academy's ranking?
Aquinas Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New Jersey for: Largest student body and Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for Aquinas Academy?
The application deadline for Aquinas Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked NJ School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Enrollment: 248 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,875
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Essex County, NJ is $21,003 for elementary schools and $28,128 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Essex County, NJ is 67% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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