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 provided 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 in grades 9-12, with a special focus on technology, providing training in subjects ranging from technological design to construction. The school offers Specialist High Skills Majors in Computer Information & Communications Technology, as well as Health and Wellness Studies. The school is also a member of the prestigious International Baccalaureate program network of world schools. Like many catholic schools, St. Thomas Aquinas has a dress code, and students are required to wear a uniform.
St. Thomas Aquinas 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
School Board: Halton Catholic District School Board
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.
Sports & Extracurricular
St. Thomas Aquinas has a thriving athletics scene for students to participate in, including team and individual sports such as Football, Baseball, Basketball, Ice Hockey, Field Hockey, Volleyball, Soccer, Swimming, Rugby, Cross Country, Track and Field, Swimming, Golf, Tennis, Lacrosse, and more. There is also an extensive list of extracurricular clubs and programs such as Breakfast Club, Book Club, Chess Club, Choir, Computer Science Club, Concert Band, Fishing Club, Physics Club, Table Tennis Club, and much more.
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.
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 cachement 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.