St Thomas Aquinas Catholic School
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Tel: (214) 826-0566
St Thomas Aquinas Catholic School Photo #2 - St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic School has served the East Dallas area since 1947.
St Thomas Aquinas Catholic School Photo #3 - 90% of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic School graduates go on to Catholic or private high schools.
St Thomas Aquinas Catholic School Photo #4 - St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic School has been recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as a 2012 National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence. Only 50 private schools are selected nationwide each year.
St Thomas Aquinas Catholic School Photo #5 - Our Catholic faith is incorporated into every part of the students' education at St. Thomas Aquinas. In addition to daily religion classes and weekly Mass, students are prepared to participate in the sacraments and to observe holy days .
St Thomas Aquinas Catholic School Photo #6 - St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic School students visit with Bishop Kevin Farrell.
St Thomas Aquinas Catholic School Photo #7 - Our school has two campuses: the St. Dominic Building and Upper School campus are on the original property adjacent to the church, and house PK3 and 3rd-8th grades. The Lower School campus, shown here, is home to PK4-2nd grades.
St Thomas Aquinas Catholic School Photo #8 - Beautiful St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church is home to over 5,000 registered parishioner families.
- St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic School, a 2012 National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence, is the largest Catholic K-8 in the state of Texas.
- St. Thomas Aquinas offers rigorous academic preparation in a faith-centered environment.
- Our Mission: To lead each student in the formation of a strong Catholic faith through the balanced pursuit of knowledge, prayer, responsibility, and service.
- Our Vision: To seek the light and hope of Christ in everything we think, say, and do..
St Thomas Aquinas Catholic School places among the top 20% of private schools in Texas for:
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)|
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Texas Catholic Conference Education Department
|Religious Affiliation||Roman Catholic|
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-8|
|Learning Difference Programs||Yes|
|Awards||Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 1997, 2012|
|Total Students||828 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 38%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||68 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||12:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|Average Class Size||22 students|
|Classroom Dress Code||Formal|
(Jumper/plaid skirt, navy pants and polo. Middle school boys wear ties on formal dress days.)
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$9,800|
|Tuition Notes||Contributing parishioner rate is $6.975/year K-8.|
|% on Financial Aid|
|Average Financial Aid Grant||$1,000|
National avg.: 85%
|Admissions Director||Joyce Limber|
|Admissions Associate||Teresa Diaz|
|Endowment Size||$1 million|
|Total Sports Offered||11 sports|
|Sports||Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseball, Basketball,|
Cheering, Cross Country,
Tennis, Track and Field,
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||12 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Club or Organization:|
Altar Serving, Be More Group, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, NJHS, PSIA, Robotics, Student Council, Visioneering
Arts and Music Programs:
Band, Choir, Musical
- St.Thomas Aquinas Catholic School strives to achieve academic excellence for all students in an atmosphere of Christian compassion and respect. Each child is considered a gift from God. Every child's spiritual, academic, physical, cultural and social development is viewed as a shared responsibility of the child, the parent and the teachers.
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Dallas Grades: PK-8 | 784 students
4140 Walnut Hill Lane
Dallas, TX 75229
(214) 351-5688 6.1 PK-8
- Dallas Grades: PK-12 | 589 students
6144 Churchill Way
Dallas, TX 75230
(972) 239-1745 6.4 PK-12
- Dallas Grades: PK-8 | 488 students
4100 Colgate Ave
Dallas, TX 75225
(214) 365-1234 3.5 PK-8
- Dallas Grades: NS-12 | 654 students
6039 Churchill Way
Dallas, TX 75230
(972) 991-6379 6.5 NS-12
My daughter has attended St. Thomas since PK-3 and is now in 2nd grade and for 5 years we have loved everything about this school. The academics and "specials" (art, music, PE, science, computer lab, library, etc) encourage a love of learning and my 2nd grader comes home telling me things that I don't remember learning until further in my schooling. All of the administrators and school leaders keep up with the latest in education and school safety and security and apply that to their campuses as soon as practicable. The Lower School Principal, Mrs. Roberts, is a gift to elementary education. She strives to create an environment of creative fun (dressing up in carpool line, installing a new playground, being a passionate supporter of the importance of recess) while ensuring that the academics stay top notch. My daughter has learned to be disciplined in her learning and her love of Christ through the amazing teachers.
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