Statement of Philosophy

Saint Thomas Aquinas is a regional, co-educational Catholic high school serving a wide geographic area and a diverse population of varying socioeconomic backgrounds, academic achievements and religious traditions. Located in the Diocese of Baton Rouge, Saint Thomas Aquinas carries on the educational mission of the Catholic Church in the Dominican tradition of Truth, Veritas.

In the spirit of Saint Thomas Aquinas, the patron saint of students, we pursue truth through study and strive for academic excellence. Our college preparatory curriculum offers a variety of courses designed to meet the varying needs of every student. Curricular and extracurricular activities challenge and guide students in their spiritual, intellectual, moral, emotional, social and physical development. Saint Thomas Aquinas offers students opportunities to learn life skills needed for the present and the future, including Christian living, leadership, critical thinking, oral and written communication, decision making and conflict resolution.

The STA experience involves interaction with dedicated parents and professional educators. This community provides a nurturing, faith-filled environment to support our students in living a life rooted in Gospel values.