St Thomas Aquinas Regional School
5.00 (6 reviews)
St Thomas Aquinas Regional School Photo #2 - St. Thomas Aquinas Regional School 5th grade class performed several weeks of experiments with employees from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
St Thomas Aquinas Regional School Photo #3 - One of our Dominican Sisters of St. Cecilia, Sister Amata Christi, led her students at St. Thomas Aquinas Regional School on a food drive to benefit the Society Of St Vincent Depaul OLA Conference Inc.
St Thomas Aquinas Regional School Photo #4 - St. Thomas Aquinas Regional School students participating in our Youth Rally during Catholic Schools Week
St Thomas Aquinas Regional School Photo #5 - St. Thomas Aquinas Regional School middle school production of "Annie, jr."
- St. Thomas Aquinas Regional School was founded in 1977, as a mission of the Dominican Sisters of Nashville, Tennessee, St. Cecilia Congregation.
- Our mission is to provide a Christ-centered learning environment that fosters truth through knowledge and educates the whole child—intellectually, spiritually, and socially.
- We provide focused, challenging Pre-K through Eighth Grade program, including algebra, Spanish, fine arts, technology training, science lab, library, and noncredit enrichment courses.
- Additional advanced placement classes are available through the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math program offered on-site by Johns Hopkins, Center for Talented Youth.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Catholic Education Association|
|Religious Affiliation||Roman Catholic|
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-8|
|Learning Difference Programs||Yes|
|Learning Programs Supported||Language-based|
|Awards||Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2011|
|Total Students||513 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 26%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||22 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||23:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree|
|Average Class Size||26 students|
|Number of AP Courses||3 courses|
|Advanced Courses||Engineering and Math courses offered on-side through Johns Hopkins, Science, Technology|
|Classroom Dress Code||Formal|
(Uniform shirt and pants/skirts)
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$5,640|
|Tuition Notes||Several tuition rates exist. $5,640 is for Catholic families registered in one of our three parishes. Rates for non-parishioners and non-Catholics are available upon request.|
|% on Financial Aid|
|Average Financial Aid Grant||$1,500|
National avg.: 85%
|Admissions Director||Ms. Karen Cardinale|
|Admissions Associate||Ms. Maria Moghtadaie|
|Total Sports Offered||9 sports|
|Sports||Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Football, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseball, Basketball,|
- St. Thomas Aquinas Regional School was founded in 1977, as a mission of the Dominican Sisters of Nashville, Tennessee, St. Cecilia Congregation. Our mission is to provide a Christ-centered learning environment that fosters truth through knowledge and educates the whole child—intellectually, spiritually, and socially. We provide focused, challenging Pre-K through 8th Grade program, including algebra, Spanish, fine arts, technology training, science lab, library, and noncredit enrichment courses.
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Woodbridge Grades: PK-6 | 133 students
1424 G Street
Woodbridge, VA 22191
(703)491-3810 0.6 PK-6
- Woodbridge Grades: PK-12 | 214 students
14836 Ashdale Ave
Woodbridge, VA 22193
(703)670-7127 3 PK-12
Aquinas has excellent academic programs and teachers. Students start taking Spanish twice a week starting in the 1st grade. My son has loved learning Spanish. Students also have art, music, computer, and library during the week. There are many extracurricular activities offered and the Extend Day staff are amazing! We love Aquinas!
- Posted by Parent - 2nd Grade Student
My 2 sons attended this school since the Pre-K to 8th grade. It gave them a good Catholic foundation. I pray that the values they learned at Aquinas stay with them for a lifetime. It can be a challenge for working parents to spend enough time every day (especially on school days) instilling values, but sending our kids to Aquinas has been comforting so that they practice the virtues in their everyday life. They have a strong STEM, athletics, arts, and music programs. However, limited in the special needs resources.
- Posted by Parent - Momofboys
This is a wonderful school. The school leadership and staff are dedicated to providing a great education to your child.
- Posted by Parent - Parent of 6th grader
My family has had an extremely positive experience at Aquinas. The staff have always made my children and me feel extremely welcome and valued within the community. The other parents are very nice. My children have had interesting projects to work on, and we've particularly loved the STEM program.
- Posted by Parent - Mom of 2 Aquinas students
Aquinas is the best! We could not be happier with or choice to have our kids attend this amazing school. The teachers are engaged; the students are of good character and the administration really cares about the families!
- Posted by Parent - Parent
St Thomas Aquinas is a rigorous option for a middle school as it has Stem and Robotics and also higher-level English classes. It is a great choice also if you want to develop the spiritual side of your child and help them to learn discipline in all they do. One thing I absolutely love is that my child can pray all the time, as I know that prayer changes things! My child loves math and loves his science classes, he has had amazing learning in English and also grammar which is a class that I wish I had as a kid! Did I say there are some great teachers at Aquinas (Ms. Manley, Ms. Reale, Ms. Sause, Ms. Mendell, Ms. Zengierski, just to name a few. Aquinas has amazing plays and also for the musical side my son has thoroughly enjoyed the band and you can also participate in Honor Band. There is an awesome field trip for the band participants that they all really look forward to. As a parent no matter where your child goes it is important to stay involved and visible as this is important for your child's growth and development. This is my 3rd child through middle school. We made the right decision!
- Posted by Parent - Merrick Williamson
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