St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Secondary School

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St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Secondary School

St. Thomas Aquinas Secondary School Oakville

St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Secondary School is a well regarded catholic secondary school situated in a prestigious area of south Oakville, offering schooling for grades 9-12.

There are currently approximately 1600 students registered at this prominent high school, which is one of three large catholic secondary schools in Oakville administered by the Halton Catholic District School Board.

St. Thomas Aquinas was originally founded in 1990, on the site of a previous public high school, and today offers a wide assortment of academic courses for students,.

The school has a special focus on technology, providing training in subjects ranging from technological design to construction.  STA offers a Dual Credits Automotive and Construction program in partnership with Mohawk College.

STA offers four separate Specialist High Skills Majors (SHSM) in the following areas:

  • Construction
  • Health and Wellness
  • Information & Communications Technology
  • Sports

The school is also a member of the  prestigious International Baccalaureate Program (IB) network of world schools.

STA offers French language instruction in both Core French and Extended French.

Like many Catholic schools, St. Thomas Aquinas has a dress code, and students are required to wear a uniform.

STA is part of a “family” of schools, of which the following elementary schools feed the high school:

Family of Schools

  • St. Dominic Catholic Elementary
  • St. Luke Catholic Elementary
  • St. Nicholas Catholic Elementary
  • St. Vincent Catholic Elementary

Address & Contact Information

124 Dorval Drive

Oakville, ON.

L6K 2W1

Phone Number: 905-842-9494

Website: https://secondary.hcdsb.org/sta/

School Board: Halton Catholic District School Board

School Uniform: YES

Language of Instruction: English

Gender: Coeducational

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St. Thomas Aquinas Secondary School Oakville

 

Facilities

St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Secondary School offers a good assortment of modern classrooms and work spaces for students. The school also features numerous work spaces for drama and art, music areas, two large gymnasiums, a fitness facility, outdoor athletic fields and computer study areas.

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Sports

St. Thomas Aquinas has a thriving athletics scene for students to participate in, including team (Raiders) and individual sports such as:

  • badminton
  • baseball
  • basketball
  • curling
  • field hockey
  • football
  • golf
  • hockey
  • lacrosse
  • rugby
  • ski and snowboard
  • slo-pitch
  • soccer
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • track and field
  • volleyball
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Extracurricular Clubs and Programs

STA has an extensive list of extracurricular clubs and programs, including:

  • Book Club
  • Breakfast Club
  • Chess Club
  • Choir
  • Concert Band
  • Culture of Life Club
  • Development & Peace Club
  • Drama Club
  • Eco Team
  • French Club
  • Girls Who Code (GWC)
  • Global Aid Club
  • HOSA
  • Jazz Ensemble
  • Jr. & Sr. Mock Trial Team
  • MUN
  • PAC
  • Pastoral Team
  • Raider Weekly Newspaper
  • Raider’s Social Club
  • Representation Matters
  • Rock Club
  • Social Justice Council
  • STA Singers Club
  • STArt Council
  • Student Council
  • Table Tennis Club

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St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Secondary School Ranking

St. Thomas Aquinas has consistently scored respectably in the Fraser Institute’s annual ranking. This year’s score was 6.6 out of a possible 10, and the school is ranked at 310th place out of 739 high schools in the province of Ontario. Compare school rankings.

School Amenities

For recreation, students have access to two gymnasiums, and a full assortment of athletic facilities, including an interior running track, and a weight room. The school is located in a south central area of Oakville, near the intersection of Dorval Drive and Lakeshore Road E.

St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Secondary School Boundary Map

St. Thomas Aquinas boundaries cover a large catchment area stretching the entire length of Oakville, from the QEW Highway in the north, to the shores of Lake Ontario in the south, and from Burlington border in the west, to the Mississauga border in the east.

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In Conclusion

In conclusion, St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Secondary School is a large and prominent separate high school, with a great location in Oakville. It scores reasonably well in the Fraser Institute ranking system, and has an abundance of specialty academic, athletic, and extracurricular programs that will enrich the high school experience for students.

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St Thomas Aquinas Catholic Secondary School
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St Thomas Aquinas Catholic Secondary School
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Review and description of St Thomas Aquinas Catholic Secondary School, a separate high school in Oakville, Ontario. Details school ranking, boundary map, facilities and courses offered.
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