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Applying to Aquinas High School

Eighth grade students wishing to attend Aquinas High School must take the TACHS (Test for Admission into Catholic High Schools). The test is administered in November for eighth grade students applying for admission to the September freshman class.

Applications for TACHS are available in Catholic elementary schools and high schools or by contacting the Office of the Superintendent of Schools, Archdiocese of New York: (212) 371-1000. Completed applications must be mailed as directed in the application. The Aquinas High School code is 213.

Aquinas awards full/partial Academic Scholarships to academically gifted students based on their TACHS exam results. In addition, TACHS scores and the applicant's grade records serve as a guide for the placement of freshmen in classes.

For Students who did not sit for the TACHS Exam, they must take an Aquinas High School Admissions Test. This Admissions Test is approximately 90 minutes and is used to evaluate the student's ability in English Language Arts and Mathematics. Please contact our Admissions Office if you wish to schedule your daughter for this exam.

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

Admissions Process

Request More Information

Should you desire more information than is available on our website, please Request More Information and our Admissions Office will contact you. If you have not already done so, please consider making an appointment to visit. We would very much like to meet you and encourage you to tour our school and campus.


How to Apply

We encourage families to apply online as it simplifies submission and provides parents the ability to track the status of their child's application. To begin the Online Application process, Create an Account. Upon account creation, you will receive an email containing a verification link. Once your email address has been verified, log in to your account and Create A New Student Application for your child. You will then have the flexibility to log in and out of your account and access your open application.

A non-refundable fee of $50 must be submitted with each application.

After submitting the application, you will be able to track your admissions status at the school by logging in to your account. In addition, you will be able to print the completed application, monitor when the school receives any applicable supplemental forms and, if necessary, reprint the forms.

We appreciate your interest and hope to assist you any way we can. If you have questions, please feel free to contact us at 718-367-2113.

Aquinas High School admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. Aquinas High School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.


New Student Checklist

Enrollment Checklist:
  • TACHS Exam Completion- November 8, 2019
  • Acceptance Letter Received- January 15, 2020
  • Online Application, $50 fee
  • Financial Aid Application, $35 fee (optional)
  • Enrollment forms- March 4, 2020
  • Pay Supply & Materials Fee of $600
  • Attend New Student Orientation- August 2020



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