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School Profile

Fall 2017 Enrollment: High School, 470; Seniors, 123

Faculty: 28 Full-Time, 4  Part-Time; 16:1 Student/Teacher ratio; 1 Doctoral Degree, 22 Masters Degrees; 15 years average teaching experience
ACCREDITATION: Western Catholic Education Association (WCEA), Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

HONORS/ADVANCED PLACEMENT

Honors (H) and advanced placement (AP) options are available in the following courses.

H English 1                      H Algebra 1              AP Spanish Literature           AP Spanish Language           

H English 2                      H Algebra 2              AP Psychology                      AP U.S. History 

AP English Language      H Geometry             AP & H Biology                      AP U.S. Government

AP English Literature       H Algebra 2             AP World History                   AP European History

AP Calculus AB               AP Art History          AP & H Latin                          AP Environmental Science

AP Chemistry                  AP Studio Art           AP French 4                           AP Human Geography 

  
SAT Scores

9 National Merit Scholarship finalists 2006-2017

In the 2016-17 academic year,  81% of the Senior class took the SAT with an average score of  1077

with the top 20% scoring an average of 1330. *Scores are based on a total of 1600 possible points on the redesigned SAT.

 

 

MARKING SYSTEM

Transcripts include both weighted an unweighted GPA.  A rank is available for both weighted and unweighted GPA’s.

A+

100-97

A

96-94

A-

93-90

B+

89-87

B

86-84

B-

83-80

C+

79-77

C

76-74

C-

73-70

D+

69-67

D

66-64

D-

63-60

F

Below 60%

College: From 2000-2017, 98% of Aquinas graduates have gone on to post-secondary education with 78% attending four-year colleges and universities and 18% attending two-year colleges.