Learn More About Our Catholic Private School in Mendota Heights, MN
Saint Thomas Academy (STA) is a Catholic private school in the St. Paul, MN and Minneapolis, MN area. We offer college-preparatory, military/leadership day school for male students in grades 6-12.
Video by Coleman Johnson '18 from the annual Service Trip to Guatemala.
Why Saint Thomas Academy?
For more than 130 years, Saint Thomas Academy's community of students, parents, faculty, and alumni has prepared young men to succeed in college and life, long after graduation.
Nationally accredited by the Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS), the Academy challenges young men to excel academically, spiritually, physically, and emotionally in and out of the classroom.
How? We provide a proven environment for education and growth in a Catholic military school format that emphasizes servant leadership, character development, and personal responsibility.
Our core focus is to:
- Develop and nurture the intellectual, spiritual, moral, and physical potential of each young man.
- Foster the knowledge and practice of leadership so that a young man has confidence in being a leader and in choosing which leader to follow.
- Establish the foundation for responsible leadership within the Academy, the Catholic Church, and the community.
Founded in 1885, Saint Thomas Academy is located in Mendota Heights, MN, on a beautiful 88-acre campus overlooking Rogers Lake. To learn more about our St. Paul, Minneapolis, and Mendota Heights students, fill out our inquiry form.
- STA exceeds state and national scores
- 99% continue to post-secondary education
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