class of 2023

Admissions for the Class of 2023 relies on HSPT results, middle school grades, and pastor/principal/teacher recommendations. The HSPT is administered on the first Saturday of December for acceptance the following year.

Open House

STA OPEN HOUSE - October 28, 2018

Open House 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”!

Schedule a Shadow Visit

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.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR A SHADOW VISIT. (Dates Open in SEPTEmber.)

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR ADMISSION

Incoming Freshman Application Documentation

    1. 8th Grade Report Card - Student's most recent report card containing 1st Quarter and 2nd Quarter Grades and attendance information.
    2. Standardized Test Scores (Iowa, Terra Nova, FSA, EOC, SSAT)
    3. Letters of Recommendation - Two letters of recommendation are suggested, addressing the student's academic progress and over-all performance in the student's current school. These can be from teachers, guidance counselors, or the principal.

Transfer Application Documentation

    1. Transcript & Report Card - A current transcript containing student's previous test scores (Iowa, Terra Nova, FSA, EOC, SSAT, PSAT, SAT, ACT), attendance record, and a copy of the student's most recent report card.
      International students - Please email Mary Facella at mary.facella@aquinas-sta.org regarding foreign transcript requirements.
    2. Letters of Recommendation - Two letters of recommendation are suggested, addressing the student's academic progress and over-all performance in the student's current school. These can be from teachers, guidance counselors, or the principal.

General Mailing Instruction for All Applicants - The above noted documentation can be emailed (in PDF format only) to the Director of Admissions, or mailed

      • Mailing Address: Director of Admissions, St. Thomas Aquinas High School, 2801 SW 12th Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL. 33312
      • Email Address: joseph.marinaro@aquinas-sta.org
      • Applications for admission will not be reviewed until all the required documentation is received.


Admissions Decisions

Admissions decisions for incoming Freshmen are announced in February, for those who take the HSPT in December. Final acceptance and enrollment remain contingent upon the successful completion of the eighth grade.


Transfer Students

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, standardized test scores, two letters of recommendation, and application fee of $50 before considering the transfer.

Transfer requests to enter as a Senior student are evaluated with added attention. The administration is very reluctant to accept senior transfers.

TOUR OUR CAMPUS

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.

CLick here to register for our tour. (Dates open in September.)

TRANSFER INFORMATION & APPLICATION

Applicants must submit the Transfer Application (below) and $50 fee to initiate the acceptance process. This form provides essential demographic information necessary for communication between the applicant and STA admissions.

The 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 email Mary Facella (954-581-0700) regarding foreign transcript requirements.

complete THe STA Transfer application today!

Thank you for your interest in St. Thomas Aquinas High School!