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The Aquinas Institute of Rochester is a Catholic, private, college preparatory, co-educational school educating in the Basilian tradition. Our mission is to teach all students Goodness, Discipline, and Knowledge, supported through gospel values, within a comprehensive curricular and co-curricular program that will prepare them to be responsible and caring citizens. Through world-class education, passionate staff, invaluable experiences, and meaningful relationships—all guided by gospel values—our students are: College Prepared. Life Ready.

At A Glance

  • 30+ Student Clubs
  • 85% Students Involved in After-School Activities
  • 40+ Athletic Teams
  • 16 AP Courses
  • 9 Dual Credit Courses with MCC
  • 100% Graduation Rate
  • 15 Average Class Size
  • 12:1 Student/Teacher Ratio
  • 14.5M Merit Scholarships to Colleges (2023)
  • 100% College Acceptance Rate


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College Prepared. Life Ready.
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