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Admission Policies


Accredited by the University of the State of New York and the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, the academic program at Aquinas High School focuses on the empowerment of young women to be academically successful and work to potential.

Admission to Aquinas High School is Rolling until August 31st

In accepting students into the ninth grade, the following information is reviewed: Results of the TACHS (Test for Admission into Catholic High Schools) scores, applicant record of performance and standardized scores from the 6th, 7th and 8th grades. In accepting Transfer students, academic transcripts from previous years of high school are required along with any NYS Regent Exam scores. 

In accepting the number of students that will complement the present enrollment, the TACHS results are reviewed to ascertain the ability and achievement of students to successfully complete the academic program.  Students achieving at the 90-95th and higher percentiles are programed into the Honors Program.


Transferring to Aquinas High School

Students wishing to apply for transfer to Aquinas High School must also create an account and complete the New Student Application. 

Students who wish to transfer into 10th or 11th grade for September 2020 must apply by August 27th, 2020. 

Students who wish to transfer into 10th or 11th grade for January 2021 must apply by December 16, 2020

A placement exam may be required upon acceptance. You may upload documents to the application or send to Ms. Kelly Hernandez, Director of Enrollment Management & School Marketing via mail, fax to (718) 295-5864, or email to

All applications and supplemental documents must be submitted through FACTS Management.


Academic Scholarship Criteria

Academic scholarship criteria is based upon review of TACHS scores, applicant record, and academic performance at the scholarship level. Review of TACHS scores must be of above 95th percentile. Academic scholarships are awarded during the time of acceptance.
Aquinas High School wholeheartedly subscribes to the non-discriminatory policy of the Archdiocese of New York.

For more information, contact  Ms. Kelly Hernandez, Director of Enrollment Management & School Marketing at: or by telephone at 718-367-2113, ext 137.
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