2017-18 School Year Applications:
The window for on-time applications for the 2017-18 school year has passed. Applications must have been received by Friday, January 27, 2017 with all requested elements complete in order to receive on-time consideration. If required support documents are outstanding , the application will be suspended and will not be reviewed until all elements are complete. Once all on-time applications have been processed, late applications will be considered if space allows. Please contact the STA Admissions office to determine if late applications will be accepted for a particular grade level, as many of our grade levels are at or nearing capacity.
Applications for 2017-18 will be accepted for all grade levels PK4-7th grade. 8th grade applications will be accepted if transferring from another Catholic school due to relocation. Please contact the Admissions office directly if inquiring about a late application.
Students applying to kindergarten through 8th grade will be asked to take a readiness assessment or an English and Math assessment for placement. An application fee of $125 for all applications is due with the online application. Local applicants to 4th-8th grades will also visit our school for a required shadow day at STA in mid-February as part of the application process.
The Online Admissions Process:
With our online application, parents will create student and family profiles, upload required documents and make the application payment conveniently. Applicant families will also have the ability to monitor the status of their child's application, as received and outstanding components will be indicated.
(click here to start or access your online application)
In addition to the online application, the following teacher evaluations are required to complete the application process. These documents should be downloaded, forwarded to the applicant's current teacher(s) for completion, and emailed or faxed directly to STA by the current teacher(s). Also included for download is an Admissions Checklist for parents.
Admissions Documents for Downloading:
For all applicants grades PK4-8th grade:
This document will provide you with a list of important dates and instructions for the 2017-18 admissions
cycle, as well as a list of required documents to be uploaded with the online application. The online application
portal is available through the link above.
* Teacher Evaluations:
For all applicants, please submit a teacher evaluation(s) for the applicant's application grade level. If your PK child
attends preschool, daycare or mothers' day out, a teacher evaluation must be submitted. Teacher evaluation forms will
not be uploaded to the online application applicant profile. Applicant parents should provide the evaluation form with
signature to the evaluator. Hardcopy should be completed and forwarded by the evaluator to STA Admissions by one of the
Click below to download grade level specific evaluation forms:
2016-17 Transfer Applications:
Inquiries regarding transfers to St. Thomas Aquinas for the current school year (2016-17) should be made by contacting the Admissions Office, (214) 826-0566, or via email, email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org prior to submitting a current year application. Please include student name, date of birth, current grade level, and current school information. Also indicate whether the family is registered with St. Thomas Aquinas Parish and if the student is baptized Catholic. Many of our grade levels are at capacity; therefore, some applications may not be accepted.
All applicants transferring from another Catholic parish should include a parish standing verification letter and contribution history from the current pastor/parish office with the application support documents.