What makes an Aquinas education so special?
Since 1902, Aquinas has offered an outstanding Catholic school education while instilling morals and values in a safe, nurturing environment. Through the years education and technology have changed and thanks to our generous alumni, Aquinas has been able to keep up with the changes and technology to ensure the college preparatory environment that sends 99% of our graduates on to higher education each year. Over 19,000 young men and women have benefited greatly from an Aquinas education.
What is the tuition for the 2013-2014 academic year?
The tuition for the 2013-2014 academic year is $8,400 for the high school, and $6,150for the junior high. When students register, a registration fee of $200 is paid to secure a place in their class.
How can our family afford an Aquinas education?
We believe an Aquinas education is an investment in your child's future. We also understand the sacrifice that many families make and we want to help. Aquinas' financial assistance program is the most generous of all the Catholic High Schools in the Rochester area. Approximately 40% of the student population receives some type of financial aid. Besides the numerous scholarships and financial assistance available, Aquinas also offers a variety of payment plans.
How does the financial aid program work at Aquinas?
Financial aid applications are available in late February and are due in mid April. In determining financial assistance, we will take a look at your monthly income, as well as your monthly expenses. We also take into account tuition payments for additional children at Aquinas or other schools.
Are all students required to take AP courses at Aquinas?
From the moment a student applies to Aquinas, we take great care to ensure that that student is placed in the proper classes that suit his / her academic ability. If a student is of higher academic ability, we can challenge that student for four years with our honors and Advanced Placement programs. If a student has academic difficulties in certain areas, we have in place the necessary assistance to help that student succeed. It is this unique learning environment that allows Aquinas to make average students good, good students excellent, and excellent students extraordinary!What are the hours for a normal school day at Aquinas?
Students must be in homeroom at 8:00 a.m. and school is dismissed at 2:44 p.m.
How does bus transportation work at Aquinas?
State law requires school districts that are within 15 miles of Aquinas must provide transportation to students from their district. Transportation forms for all of the school districts in Monroe County are available at registration.
What are the graduation requirements at Aquinas?
Sequence Requirements and/or Electives
*** Aquinas exceeds New York State graduation requirements.
Since Aquinas only holds one Open House, what can I do if I miss it?