APplicants for class of 2021
STA has completed the admission process for incoming Freshman for the Class of 2021. Please contact Mrs. Mary Facella (firstname.lastname@example.org or 954-581-0700) for further information about admission.
APplicants for class of 2022
Admission of freshmen to St. Thomas Aquinas High School relies on High School Placement Test (HSPT) results, middle school grades, and teacher/principal recommendations. STA will formally administer the HSPT on December 2, 2017, for the STA Class of 2022. Interested eighth graders can find the application to register for the 2017 HSPT on the website starting on September 1, 2017. We encourage potential Raiders to schedule a shadow visit and/or tour of the STA campus. The timeline below serves as a guide through the application process for incoming freshmen.
- Step 1: Attend Open House
- Step 2: Schedule a Shadow Visit
- Step 3: Register for the 2017 High School Placement Test (HSPT)
- Submit Grade Reports and Letters of Recommendation
- Await Notification of Acceptance
Open House, usually held in the fall, offers the best opportunity to explore the STA campus, learn about our offerings, and meet members of our special STA family. The entire administration, faculty, and staff provide guests a comprehensive look at all aspects of student life. Student leaders, alumni, and parents also engage is this showcase event. Classroom visits, student performances, teacher presentations, and student interaction highlight Open House, the best way to experience true “Raider Pride”!
OPEN HOUSE 2017 will appear on the calendar soon!
STA invites current eighth grade students to schedule a Shadow Visit. Current freshman leadership students serve as Shadow Ambassadors and share their classroom experiences for the day with potential, future Raiders. Prospective students have the opportunity to meet members of the administration, faculty, and staff during this first-hand classroom and campus life experience.
the student activities office schedules shadow visits. Please CLICK HERE to register.
STA requires the High School Placement Test (HSPT) for all incoming STA freshmen and will administer the test on Saturday, December 2, 2017, to applicants into the Class of 2022.
STA recommends that students review for the test using Barron’s HSPT 2nd Edition or 3rd Edition Entrance Exam Guide by David Ebner.
Appropriate dress guidelines for HSPT:
- Girls: Polo-like shirt or blouse and khakis or similar pants.
- Boys: Polo-like shirt and khakis or similar pants.
- Light jacket or sweater recommended.
- Sneaker or Sketcher-like shoes.
- Jeans, flip-flops, tank tops, hats, t-shirts considered unacceptable.
The HSPT will take place on Saturday, December 2, 2017. rEGISTRATION FOR THE HSPT WILL BEGIN sEPTEMBER 1, 2017. rETURN HERE TO ACCESS THE REGISTRATION LINK
The applicant/parent has the responsibility for the timely submission of all documentation. STA requires grade reports, national standardized test results, and two letters of recommendation before consideration of the application.
Submit documents to the Main Office or mail to:
St. Thomas Aquinas High School
2801 SW 12th Street
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33312
St. Thomas Aquinas High School welcomes applicants interested in transferring into 9th, 10th, and 11th grade. Please review STA academic and graduation requirements to help determine whether the transfer to STA will benefit your academic future. STA requires the Transfer Application Form, high school transcript, test scores, two letters of recommendation, and application fee of $50 before considering the transfer.
Senior transfers must email Dr. Aloma, Principal, (email@example.com) prior to completing the Transfer Application.
Conducted during the school day, campus tours enable us to share our STA Pride with prospective parents and students as we highlight the facilities, programs, and processes for admission. Additionally, the campus tour offers an opportunity to meet STA administrators and staff and gives guests a first-hand look at the spiritual, academic, and extracurricular life at STA.
Access Shadow visits and Tours under admissions to register.
Applicants must submit the Transfer Application and $50 fee to initiate the acceptance process. This form provides essential demographic information necessary for communication between the applicant and STA admissions. A transcript and letters of recommendation complete the file required for consideration of acceptance.
A copy of a current high school transcript must accompany the Transfer Application for processing, along with two academic letters of recommendation from current school officials. Additionally, information regarding service hours, reason for transfer, personal letter, etc., can accompany the application. STA highly recommends a timely submission of these documents by the applicant/parent.
Note: International students should contact Mary Facella (firstname.lastname@example.org or 954-581-0700) regarding foreign transcript requirements.