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A-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B+
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Teachers
    C+
  4. College Prep
    A-
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A
  6. Sports
    A+
The Aquinas Institute of Rochester is a highly rated, private, Catholic school located in Rochester, NY. It has 712 students in grades 6-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 10 to 1. Tuition is $10,450 for the highest grade offered. After graduation, 83% of students from this school go on to attend a 4-year college.
Address
1127 Dewey Ave
Rochester, NY 14613
Telephone
(585) 254-2020

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$10,450
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Received Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid

The Aquinas Institute of Rochester Rankings

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1140
128 responses
Average ACT
26
22 responses

Culture & Safety

Poll
75%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.20 responses
Poll
70%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.20 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 65 responses
Report
  • Football games
    23%
  • Spirit Week
    20%
  • Homecoming
    14%
  • Ball
    11%
  • Prom
    9%
  • Singing the Alma Mater as a school at assemblies.
    9%
  • Mission Bouts
    8%

Students

Diversity
A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
712
86%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.22 responses
68%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.22 responses
95%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.22 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
10:1
National
17:1
Poll
77%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.30 responses
Poll
87%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.30 responses
Poll
70%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.30 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very High
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
94%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.16 responses
25%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.16 responses
94%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.16 responses
Living in the Area
C+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    B-
  2. Good for Families
    C+
  3. Housing
    C
Median Household Income
$39,352
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$752
National
$949
Median Home Value
$86,678
National
$184,700
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The Aquinas Institute of Rochester Reviews

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I have attended here for 7 years from junior high to high school. Teaching staff are personable and top notch educators. They care about the student as a whole. Always willing to help even if they are no longer their student. It is safe despite its location, I have never been in danger here. Their sports programs are diverse and plentiful. Great coaching staff! Many field trips and study abroad opportunities within the school. A diverse student population.
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I have attended here for 7 years from junior high to high school. Teaching staff are personable and top notch educators. They care about the student as a whole. Always willing to help even if they are no longer their student. It is safe despite its location, I have never been in danger here. Their sports programs are diverse and plentiful. Great coaching staff! Many field trips and study abroad opportunities within the school. A diverse student population.
It has been a pretty enjoyable experience throughout my years from 7th to 12th grade and I'll be graduating later this year. The "sports" aspect of the school is something you immediately notice, as all the cliques are centered around most basketball and football. Clubs and other groups exist here and there, but are not nearly on the same extent. Also the school's "diversity" is not really that diverse. The main point is from the foreign exchange programs, but local diversity is not that great. Overall the school is great, and the Catholic aspect does truly drive itself throughout all the programs. The sense of belonging does appear soon, as it did with me in around 9th grade. But when it is there, you will never look back. :)