Empowering Children To Reach Their God-Given Potential
Our application for new families for the 2024/25 school year is NOW OPEN!
Act fast to secure your spot in St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic School. All faiths are welcome and financial aid is available to all who apply.
St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic School in South Philadelphia nurtures the intellectual, emotional, and spiritual growth of students in Pre-Kindergarten through 8th grade.
Families of all faiths choose St. Thomas Aquinas for a
high-quality, faith-based education
in a safe and loving environment.
As one of the 14 Independence Mission Schools,
we teach values and morals
as part of an academically rigorous curriculum.
Our private school is affordable because
every family receives financial aid
that reduces the cost of tuition.
Independence Mission School, St. Thomas Aquinas held their annual Trunk or Treat on October 31st at 12:30 pm. The highly anticipated Trunk-or-Treat event has become a favorite in the community. For weeks leading up to the event, families and team members...
We had so much fun at our annual Fall Festival - an opportunity for the entire school community to come together and enjoy each other's company. Students enjoyed a petting zoo, carnival games, face painting, a corn maze, and so much more! The kids couldn't get over...
The Future is Bright
Where St. Thomas Aquinas 8th Graders Went to High School in 2023
PHL Special Admit/Magnet
PHL/DE/NJ - Public
PHL/DE - Charter
“I love the commitment of each staff member to the development of every child in the building. There’s a serious commitment to ensuring our children are well rounded young people.”
St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic School
1631 S. 18th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19145