We invite families to come see, firsthand, why Aquinas has been recognized as the Best Private School in the Rochester Official Community Choice Awards in 2020, 2021, 2022, and 2023!

Please take a moment to explore and register for one of our on-campus enrollment events.

List of 4 frequently asked questions.

  • + Fall Open House

    Aquinas Institute’s annual Fall Open House for prospective students entering grades 6-11 for the 2024-2025 school year will be held Sunday, October 29 at our Dewey Avenue campus from 12:00 - 2:00 p.m. 

    We welcome families to take a tour of campus and learn more about our faith-based college prep curriculum, state-of-the-art facilities, award-winning fine arts and athletic programs, and so much more. Current students, faculty, staff, and parents will be on hand to answer questions. Information regarding the admissions process, and scholarships and financial aid will also be available. 

    Come see what it’s like to be part of the AQ family and how Aquinas is inspiring young minds to impart goodness, discipline, and knowledge in a diverse world. 


    For more information about Aquinas’ Fall Open House or the admissions process, please contact the Enrollment Office, at (585) 254-2020 ext. 1071.
  • + Welcome In Wednesday Visits

    Welcome In Wednesday is a chance for your child to spend a day on campus to see the school and what it will be like as a student here. Parents and guardians are invited to a brief presentation in the morning to learn more about the admissions process and ask representatives from AQ's Enrollment Office questions.

    The schedule of the day is as follows:
    7:30 a.m. - Arrive at Aquinas
    7:40 a.m. - Brief presentation for families
    8:00 a.m. - Students depart for a full day at AQ
    8:05 a.m. - Parent tours available
    2:30 p.m. - Student pick up 


    Please note that student visitors are required to be in Aquinas dress code for the day. Students must wear: khaki/dress pants (no leggings or jeans); collared, button down shirt; dress shoes (no sneakers); and a belt. Young men must wear a tie, be clean-shaven, and remove any earrings. Additionally, other facial piercings are not permitted for any student. Students may wear a knit sweater or knit pullover if they would like. Coats and hoodies are not allowed to be worn throughout the school day and should be placed in the enrollment office until the end of the day. Any student visitor who is not in dress code will be asked to reschedule his/her visit.

  • + On-Campus Tours

    Individual on-campus tours are available by appointment. Please call the Enrollment Office to schedule an appointment at (585) 254-2020 x1071.

  • + Virtual Tour

    Check out AQ from the comfort of your own home! Our virtual tour hits all of the must see spots around campus:

Not sure what to ask on your in-person or virtual tour?

Check out our list of suggested questions that may help you
determine if Aquinas will be the right fit for your child.
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    Mrs. Meredith Kallfelz 

    Director of Enrollment
    (585) 254-2020 Ext 1081
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