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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