class of 2023

Admissions to the Class of 2023 relies on an application, high school placement test results, review of middle school grades, middle school standardized test scores and pastor/principal/teacher/counselor - letters of recommendations. A high school placement test is administered on the first Saturday of December for acceptance the following year.

The placement for the Freshman class of 2019-2020 is The High School Placement Test (HSPT) to be held at St. Thomas Aquinas High School on December 1, 2018. STA recommends Barron's HSPT 3rd or 4th Edition Guide by Kathleen J. Elliot M.A., Carmen Geraci M.A. and David Ebner Ph.D. or Barron's Strategies and Practice for the HSPT by Sandra Martin for individual preparation.

Click HERE to start your application.

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 grades, standardized test scores (Iowa, Terra Nova, FSA, EOC, SSAT, PSAT, SAT, ACT), attendance record, service learning hours and a copy of the student's most recent report card.
      International students - Please email the Director of Admissions, Joseph Marinaro at joseph.marinaro@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.
    3. Service Learning - Official documentation of service learning hours if not on transcript.

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
      • Application for admission will not be reviewed until all the required documentation is received.

Note - Application for admission will not be reviewed until the online application fee ($50) is paid and all required documentation is received.

Admissions Decisions

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

Admission decisions for Transfer Students for the current academic year are made based on available placement opportunities.

Admission decisions for Transfer Students for the upcoming academic year are made at the close of re-registration of current STA students and are based upon available placement opportunities. Re-registration of current STA students is generally completed by the end of April.


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 a transfer application, a current high school transcript, standardized test scores, and two letters of recommendation.

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

COMPLETE THE STA TRANSFER APPLICATION TODAY!

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

STA requires a transfer application and the payment of an application fee of $50, a current transcript showing the student's previous high school grades, standardized test scores, attendance record, service learning hours, and a copy of the student's most recent report card, (Official documentation of service learning hours must also be sent if not recorded on the transcript.), two letters of recommendation addressing the academic progress from the student's current school.

Note: International students email the Director of Admissions joseph.marinaro@aquinas-sta.org regarding foreign transcript requirements.

The transfer application will not be reviewed until payment of the online application fee ($50) is made and all the required documentation is received.

complete THe STA Transfer application today!

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