Saint Thomas Aquinas High School

  • The mission of Saint Thomas Aquinas High School as a Catholic Faith Community is to challenge and nurture young men and women to develop their God-given spiritual, intellectual, social and physical potential, and to help them become life-long learners and responsible citizens guided by Catholic values.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
State or regional independent school association
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1988
Summer School OfferedYes
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2012, 2014

Student Body

Total Students888 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
7%
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade Saint Thomas Aquinas High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers73 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
67%
Average Class Size22 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Average ACT score25
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Uniform for boys and girls)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$10,850
Tuition NotesOut of parish tuition is 1000 more
Admissions DirectorDiane Pyle
Admissions AssociateMichelle Holzmeister

Sports

Total Sports Offered21 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Diving, Drill Team, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Rugby, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Weightlifting, Winter Track, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
BowlingCheering,
Cross CountryDiving,
Drill TeamField Hockey,
FootballGolf,
LacrosseRugby,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
WeightliftingWinter Track,
Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.18 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Cheerleading, Dance Team, Debate Team, Foreign Language clubs, Forensics, Girls Lacrosse, Key Club, Lacrosse, National Art Honor Society, National Honor Society, Rugby, Scholars Bowl, Science Olympiad, Student Council, Teens for Life

Arts and Music Programs:
5 choirs, Band Program

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Catholic Schools Athletic League

School Notes

Our Beliefs As a Catholic Faith Community we believe:
  • Our actions and teachings need to reflect Jesus` life and be consistent with Catholic tradition.
  • Students must be encouraged to strive for excellence.
  • Students must be encouraged to develop moral courage and integrity.
  • Students must be encouraged to pursue the fulfillment of their God-given potential and to promote that fulfillment in others.
  • Learning is a life-long process; therefore, the ability and desire to obtain knowledge is as important as the knowledge itself.
  • Teachers, students and parents work best in a climate of mutual respect and cooperation.
Ideals
The ideals which should be promoted in our Catholic Faith Community are:
  • A personal relationship with God
  • Respect for self and others
  • Accountability
  • The interdependence of society
  • Acceptance and appreciation of diversity
  • Community service

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