Tel: (724) 444-0722
Aquinas Academy is one of the great success stories in independent Catholic education.
Since its founding in 1996 as a college preparatory school for students in grades PreK-12, Aquinas has emerged as a recognized leader in academic excellence and character formation.Our graduates are being recruited by some of the nation`s top colleges and universities.
Our students` performance on standardized achievements tests ranks Aquinas among the very top schools nationwide, public or private.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools (PAIS)|
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
|Religious Affiliation||Roman Catholic|
|Grades Offered||Grades Nursery/Preschool-12|
|Total Students||478 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 23%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||45 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||11:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree|
|Average Class Size||16 students|
|Number of AP Courses||9 courses|
|Advanced Courses||AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP English Literature, AP European History, AP Latin, AP Physics Level C, AP Statistics, AP United States Government, AP United States History|
|Average SAT score||1264|
|Classroom Dress Code||Formal|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||Apr. 1 / Aug. 20 / rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$1,400|
|Tuition Notes||$1,400; preschool 3-year-olds $1,750; preschool 4-year-olds $4,560; half-day kindergarten $6,700; full-day kindergarten $7,620; lower school $9,720; middle school $11,875; high school|
|% on Financial Aid|
National avg.: 85%
|Admissions Director||Mr. Joe Austin|
|Admissions Associate||Mr. Michael Burchill|
|Total Sports Offered||10 sports|
|Sports||Basketball, Cross Country, Fencing, Field Hockey, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketball, Cross Country,|
Fencing, Field Hockey,
Track and Field, Volleyball,
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||25 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Club or Organization:|
Chess Club, Field Trips, High School Prefect Leadership Program, Honeybees, MATHCOUNTS, Peer Tutoring, Photography Club, PJAS, Pro Life Club Vivat Vita, Retreats, Robotics Teams, SAT Prep, School Newspaper, Speech and Debate Team, Spirit Club, Student Government Association, Summer Camps, Themed Dances, Yearbook
Arts and Music Programs:
Chapel Choir, High School Drama Production, Literary Magazine, Middle school band, Middle School Drama Production, Shakespeare scene/monologue competition
- Aquinas Academy, Pre-K through 12th grade, is ranked among the top independent schools in Pennsylvania. Niche.com also ranked the upper school as the #1 Catholic High School in Pennsylvania.
Profile last updated:
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Cranberry Township Grades: NS-8 | 691 students
7076 Franklin Road
Cranberry Township, PA 16066
(724) 625-1665 8.1 NS-8
- Greensburg Grades: PK-6 | 231 students
340 N Main St
Greensburg, PA 15601
(724) 834-7940 29.9 PK-6
- Allison Park Grades: NS-8 | 122 students
3937 Kirk Avenue
Allison Park, PA 15101
(412) 486-5511 2.6 NS-8
Choosing a private school is a process with many parts to it. It also takes 18-24 months to complete. This collection of articles deals with the first part of the process in which you begin to look at private schools and what they offer.
Marketing the small private school can be done affordably and effectively. We suggest five easy steps to make that happen.
Solid parent-teacher relationships have always been an important part of K-12 education. During this interminable pandemic, parent-teacher relationships have become even more important.