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.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked KS School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 878 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $11,200
  • Average class size: 22 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Saint Thomas Aquinas High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Kansas for:

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Attribute
Sports offered

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1988
Summer School Offered
Yes
Awards
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2012, 2014

Student Body

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

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
73 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
67%
Average Class Size
22 students
List of Courses Offered
Average ACT score
25
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(Uniform for boys and girls)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Out of parish tuition is 1000 more
Average Financial Aid Grant
$5,605
Admissions Director
Diane Pyle
Admissions Associate
Dawn Bellau

Sports

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
Profile last updated: 09/21/2021

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked KS School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 878 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $11,200
  • Average class size: 22 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Johnson County, KS is $9,703 for elementary schools and $12,742 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).

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