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St. Thomas Academy

St. Thomas Academy is an all-male private Catholic traditional school for students in grades 7 through 12.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Suburban


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St. Thomas Academy says

The mission of Saint Thomas Academy is to help young men build a solid foundation of responsible leadership within themselves, the Academy, the Catholic Church, and the community. Founded in 1885 by Archbishop John Ireland, the Academy is a Catholic, college preparatory, military/leadership school for young men in grades 7-12. The school's tradition, discipline, and spirit influence the life of a young man long after graduation. A Saint Thomas Academy Student:Attends the only all-male school in Minnesota - Research has proven that boys learn differently than girls; the all-male student body determines the effective teaching styles of our dedicated faculty.Receives an outstanding, college-preparatory education - Each year our students score higher than the state and national averages for SAT, ACT and AP Tests, earn millions of dollars in post-secondary scholarships, and are accepted to highly-ranked colleges.Has numerous opportunities to nurture his faith - We emphasize faith, morality, responsibility and service to others.Learns respect for himself and others, teamwork, confidence and discipline - The JROTC program offers many opportunities to develop life and leadership skills.Can choose from more than 40 co-curricular activities - An integral part of the Academy's philosophy is to involve boys in athletics and activities outside of the classroom.Becomes an STA alumnus - Academy alumni are respected, ethical leaders in a wide variety of professions across the world.




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Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 675
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
7 56
8 60
9 157
10 134
11 146
12 122

St. Thomas Academy's relatively even enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing St. Thomas Academy's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 13 : 1
Gender 100% Male
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 91%
Multi-racial 1%
Hispanic/Latino 3%
Black or African American 4%
Asian 2%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%


  • Drill Team
  • Alpine Skiing
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Diving
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Ice Hockey
  • Lacrosse
  • Nordic Skiing
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Wrestling

Associations & Memberships

Other school associations

National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)

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