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Fall 2020 Enrollment: High School, 544; Seniors, 134

Faculty: 37 Full-Time, 3 Part-Time; 14:1 Student/Teacher ratio; 5 Doctoral Degrees, 26 Masters Degrees; 20 years average teaching experience
 
ACCREDITATION: Western Catholic Education Association (WCEA), Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

HONORS/ADVANCED PLACEMENT

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

H English 2                      H Algebra 2              AP Psychology                      AP U.S. History                  H Pre-Calculus

AP English Language      H Geometry             AP & H Biology                     AP U.S. Government.        AP Computer Science Princ.

AP English Literature       H Algebra 2             AP World History                  AP European History.        H Jazz Band

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

AP Chemistry                  AP Studio Art           AP French 4                           AP Human Geography 

 

 

AWARDS: Apple Distinguished School, 2015-2020; Best Private School, Inland Empire 2010-2020

ACADEMY PROGRAMS: Aquinas offers four Academy programs: Healthcare, Law, Engineering, and Visual & Performing Arts. The academies include a four-year course of study, independent research, and internships.

EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY: Aquinas is a 1:1 iPad school. Students use the following collegiate level resources for academic success: CANVAS LMS, JSTOR , TURN IT IN, NAVIANCE, GOOGLE SUITE, ZOOM

COVID-19: Aquinas has been on a full distance learning protocol since March 13, 2020. Aquinas continued to utilize its LMS, Canvas, during distance learning and paired it with Zoom. There were no changes to the grading system or graduation requirements.  

GRADING SCALE / WEIGHTED SCALE

GPA is weighted for Advance Placement and Honors Courses. Weighted scale:

A = 5.0

B = 4. 0

C = 3.0

D = 1. 0

F = 0.0


Transcripts include both weighted an unweighted GPA.  

 

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 2000-2019, 98% of Aquinas graduates have gone on to post-secondary education with 83% attending four-year colleges and universities and 17% attending two-year colleges.