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What makes Aquinas High School unique?

  • College-preparatory curriculum of exemplary school quality
  • Regents, Honors and Advanced Placement courses
  • 100% of our recent graduates earned Regents endorsed diploma designation; 42% with advanced designation which includes 7 AP Scholars
  • 100% of graduates attend college and universities of choice
  • The Class of 2018 earned $12.5 million in academic scholarships and grants
  • Recent graduates have attended Yale, Johns Hopkins, Cornell, and other prestigious universities and colleges, some with full scholarships
  • Positive class size and professional staff/student ratio
  • Caring, professional, certified administrators and faculty
  • Individual academic, career, and personal counseling provided by our guidance counselors
  • Guidance Resource Center, electronically linking students with colleges for direct college application
  • Internship with the Bronx County Courthouse, Business Literacy Program on Wall Street, Bronx Hope partnership with Einstein Medical Center, READ Program tutoring elementary school students, Bridge-Up Program for internship placement and tutoring, and many more opportunities for education outside of the classroom
  • Updated Science lab and we offer a course in Forensic Science
  • TACHS prep program for 8th graders 
  • State-of-the-art technology with wired and wireless environment
  • Over 250 computers for student use including Chromebooks and an iMac classroom; all classrooms equipped with SMART Board technology 
  • Electronic doorway library which facilitates research access to databases
  • 2018 NYS Catholic High School Athletic Association B Division Champions in Varsity Basketball; finalists in the NYS Federation Division B Championship
  • Accredited by The University of the State of New York and the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools
  • Recognized twice by the United States Department of Education as an Exemplary School and as a Blue Ribbon School
  • Named an Outstanding American High School by U.S. News and World Report
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