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About

About

To learn more about Aquinas Academy, review any of the sections below. You'll quickly gain insight into how we came about, our mission, and some other interesting facts about our institution.

Welcome

Welcome

Welcome to Aquinas Academy! We are a classical Catholic grade school located on Good Hope Road in Menomonee Falls, just northwest of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Please find below, an open letter from our principal. Dear Visitor, It is an honor to have the opportunity to introduce you to the wonderful classical Catholic school community that is Aquinas Academy. We believe that we are on the front edge of the rising classical wave that is reforming and restoring Catholic education in America to its proper foundation. When I began as principal of the academy in the fall of 2013, I was impressed with...

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Our Mission

Our Mission

Aquinas Academy is a Catholic and classical learning community. We strive every day to live in keeping with a vibrant and authentic Catholic Faith; to form our minds and hearts to seek, recognize, and love whatever is genuinely beautiful, good, and true; and to discern and embrace our unique vocations. Catholic and Classical Aquinas Academy exists to cooperate with families in handing on the Catholic Faith and the culture of Western civilization to their children. In accomplishing this goal, we recognize the superiority of the time-tested classical educational methodology over the fluctuatin...

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Our Patron

Our Patron

St. Thomas Aquinas is our special patron because of his courageous piety and unwavering search for the truth. St. Thomas emphasized that reason and faith can never contradict each other because these two modes of knowing are grounded in the person of Jesus Christ as Creator and Redeemer of the world. Philosophy of St. Thomas Aquinas Our society needs the common sense philosophy of St. Thomas Aquinas in order to reject the false problems that plague our society and the false philosophy from which they arise. For example, whereas most modern philosophies begin with doubt and the question of wh...

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Our Philosophy

Our Philosophy

Aquinas Academy follows the educational philosophy proposed by the Catholic Church, grounded in Catholic teaching about the meaning and purpose of the human person, and mediated for our particular circumstances by Catholic theology. The English word “education” is derived from the Latin word “educare” which refers directly to “child-rearing.” In keeping with this meaning, Catholic educational philosophy recognizes that parents are given the responsibility of being the primary educators of their children. Teachers cooperate in the task of child-rearing as secondary educators. While...

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Our History

Our History

Aquinas Academy first opened its doors in 1991 with nine students in a rented two-room school house on Schlie Road in Menomonee Falls. Although currently a grade school, Aquinas Academy was originally a high school called Hillcrest Academy. In 1993, the Board purchased our current 68 acre campus on Good Hope and Pilgrim Road and in 1997 as we opened our current building, our name was changed to Aquinas Academy. Countless Contributors In the spring of 1990, when Mr. and Mrs. Hundt discerned that Almighty God was asking them to open a school with authentic Catholic formation and a classical c...

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Quick Facts

Quick Facts

Since 1991, Aquinas Academy has excelled at forming young people in a way that emphasizes the whole person -- physical and spiritual, intellectual and moral, academic and apostolic -- and is focused on our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.   Founded Aquinas Academy was founded in 1991 by a group of committed parents who wanted provide their children with an exceptional classical Catholic education.   Governance As a private, independent K3 - 8th grade academy, Aquinas is governed by the Independent Scholastic Association, Inc. (ISA, Inc.).  The ISA, Inc. consists of a group of lay Catholi...

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