Aquinas Academy

At Aquinas, students in pre-kindergarten through eighth grade learn in a rich and responsive, Christ-centered environment in which each child can realize his or her potential.
We respect and recognize the individuality of each student and acknowledge the unique challenges of youth.
The mission of our school is to provide all students with a Catholic learning environment that nurtures spiritual, academic, social and physical growth.
Childhood is filled with wonder, curiosity and a love of adventure.
We foster these qualities so that each child can have a meaningful and positive learning experience.
Aquinas challenges students to develop Gospel values, academic mastery, a spirit of community service and a global perspective that gives their lives passion and purpose.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 231 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6

Student Body

Total Students
231 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade
Aquinas Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

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

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 231 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Westmoreland County, PA is $6,322 for elementary schools and $5,919 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).

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