Aquinas High School

  • Aquinas High School, a Diocesan Catholic Secondary School, opened in 1957 following the merger of Boy's Catholic High School, operated by the Marist Brothers under the Diocese of Savannah, and Mt. St. Joseph's Academy, owned and operated by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet.
  • The mission of Aquinas High School is "developing Christian leaders" through an excellent Catholic secondary education.
  • The school emphasizes moral/ethical standards and strives for a Christian integration of spirit, mind, and body in each student.
  • Aquinas seeks to foster respect for all persons, to encourage responsibility in each individual, and to promote Christian service among its students.We believe a positive, active spiritual life must permeate everyday living.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Year Founded1957

Student Body

Total Students229 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
21%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Aquinas High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
55%
Average Class Size15 students
Number of AP Courses17 courses
Advanced CoursesAP Art History, AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Capstone, AP Chemistry, AP Computer Science A, AP Computer Science Principals, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Sciences, AP Human Geography, AP Physics 1, AP Psychology, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP Statistics, AP United States History, AP World History
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$12,937
Tuition NotesCatholic Rate: 10,492
% on Financial Aid
34%
Acceptance Rate
98%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorTim Przybysz

Sports

Total Sports Offered12 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Riflery, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
FootballGolf,
RiflerySoccer,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
French Club, Math Competition Club, Model United Nations, National Honor Society, Quiz Bowl, Robotics, Science Competition Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Drama Club

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Shooting

School Notes

  • Aquinas High School, a Diocesan Catholic Secondary School, opened in 1957 following the merger of Boy's Catholic High School, operated by the Marist Brothers under the Diocese of Savannah, and Mt. St. Joseph's Academy, owned and operated by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet.
  • The mission of Aquinas High School is to provide an excellent Catholic secondary education. The school emphasizes moral and ethical standards, skills for living and self esteem, and strives for a Christian integration of spirit, mind, and body in each student. Aquinas seeks to foster respect for all persons, to encourage responsibility in each individual and to promote participation and leadership among its students.
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Augusta
    Grades: PK-12 | 575 students
    4.7 miles
    313 Baston Road
    Augusta, GA 30907
    (706) 863-2905
    4.7 PK-12
    575
  • Augusta
    Grades: NS-12 | 444 students
    4.7 miles
    285 Flowing Wells Rd
    Augusta, GA 30907
    (706) 434-2381
    4.7 NS-12
    444
  • Athens
    Grades: PK-12 | 943 students
    84 miles
    1281 Spartan Lane
    Athens, GA 30606
    (706) 433-2403
    84 PK-12
    943
  • Atlanta
    Grades: NS-12 | 1361 students
    139.9 miles
    805 Mount Vernon Hwy, NW
    Atlanta, GA 30327
    (404) 255-4026
    139.9 NS-12
    1361
  • Atlanta
    Marist School
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    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 7-12 | 1100 students
    135.4 miles
    3790 Ashford Dunwoody Road
    Atlanta, GA 30319
    (770) 457-7201
    135.4 7-12
    1100

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Excellent preparation for 'real world' academics and success in college! Students learn to perform well in a rigorous academic environment. My kids return home from 1st semester of college grateful for how well-prepared they were! AP credits offset future expenses too!
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