Aquinas Academy

  • Aquinas Academy is a Catholic and classical learning community.We strive every day: to live in keeping with a vibrant andauthentically Catholic Faith; to form our minds and hearts to seek,recognize, and love whatever is genuinely beautiful, good, andtrue; and to discern and embrace our unique vocations.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1991

Student Body

Total Students123 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade Aquinas Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size10 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(School Uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
% on Financial Aid
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorKristin Heppe


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Forensics, Robotics Club, Schoenstatt Girls Group, Student Council

Arts and Music Programs:

School Notes

  • Our Mission Aquinas Academy is a Catholic and classicallearning community. We strive every day to live in keeping with avibrant and authentic Catholic Faith; to form our minds and heartsto seek, recognize, and love whatever is genuinely beautiful, good,and true; and to discern and embrace our unique vocations.Catholicand ClassicalAquinas Academy exists to cooperate with families inhanding on the Catholic Faith and the culture of Westerncivilization to their children. In accomplishing this goal, werecognize the superiority of the time-tested classical educationalmethodology over the fluctuating trends of the modern progressiveor secular humanist methodology.Learning CommunityThe Aquinascommunity is united by the recognition that we are all called byAlmighty God every student, parent, teacher, administrator, andboard member to be actively engaged in learning so far as we areable.Vibrant and Authentically Catholic FaithWe encourage eachother to strive to live the Catholic Faith with integrity so thatwe may experience the vitality that comes from a personal andcommunal relationship with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and sothat each of us may set an example worthy of imitation.FormingMinds and HeartsReason and volition are divine gifts that everyhuman being is called to develop so as to know and to love whateveris true, beautiful, and good. Catholic education strives to helpstudents grow in their knowledge and appreciation of theserealities by immersing them in Western Catholic culture, namely:our stories, heroes, language, poetry, mathematics, philosophy,history, art, science, music, and literature.Wish to learn more Wewill gladly mail out an info kit!Unique VocationThe Catholic Faithteaches that every human being is called by Almighty God to fulfilla particular and unique role within the drama of human history.This idea is the meaning of the word "person," which comes from theLatin phrase dramatis personae, meaning "dramaticroles."Catholic education strives to help students to embraceauthentic personhood by seeking to discern and follow theirrespective vocations.
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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (5 reviews)
Aquinas Academy is a beautiful private school with a strong Classical Curriculum. Our children are thriving academically and socially. There is such a strong sense of community, love, and support among the students, teachers, and faculty. Our family has truly been blessed at Aquinas Academy as the school's mission and teachings of the Catholic Faith are in line with our teachings at home. I have a deep appreciation for the founders, staff, and teachers at Aquinas Academy who care for each child in a loving way. Every child is different, and the teachers at Aquinas Academy appreciate these differing traits while providing a solid Classical Curriculum. Aquinas Academy have strong music, art, and physical education programs, including Robotics Club, Forensics, Girls Clubs, and much more that help expand the children's horizons. We are blessed to have our children at Aquinas Academy!
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We have been at Aquinas for four years, and have been exceedingly happy with the education our four kids receive there. The class sizes are on the smaller side, and the teachers are in close contact with the parents, avoiding many educational or social problems that seem to be prevalent at other schools. The school is very family focused, and kids with siblings spend many recesses playing with each other, which was important to me with four kids in school. The whole place feels like a family, and the staff is second to none. The school also reinforces the values that we do our best to teach at home, character development is a high priority at Aquinas.
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Our son absolutely loves going to school and the friends he has met at Aquinas! As parents we appreciate and value the nurturing family atmosphere and the strong classical Catholic education he is receiving. Another incredible aspect is the devotional life taught to and encouraged in the children with chapel time and Rosary recitation just to name a few things.
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Each child matters and their individual characteristics, strengths and weaknesses are taken into account. Both of my children's teachers truly understood their personalities as well as their specific needs from week one this year. The curriculum is superior and there is an emphasis on character building rather then simply learning how to pass exams.
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wonderful teachers, students and parents. Very personal - where else do the kids hug the principal before they leave for the day? :o)
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