About Us2017-10-30T11:38:03+00:00
STA @ A Glance!

St. Thomas Aquinas is an academically challenging, caring and open school community. We focus on educating the whole child, helping each student develop wisdom, compassion and leadership. We welcome non-traditional and non-Catholic families.

School: Pre-K-8, 1 class per grade

School Hours: 7:55AM – 3:05PM

  • Early drop off @ 7:30AM
  • After-care provided until 6:00PM


  • St. Thomas averages 210-215 students.
  • We offer one class per grade (Pre-K – 8).
  • Our teachers have the opportunity to get to know each student and to make everyone feel important.


  • St. Thomas is located in the Butler-Tarkington neighborhood.
  • We pull from many areas of Indianapolis, including Butler Tarkington, Meridian-Kessler, downtown, and beyond.
St. Thomas Aquinas
4600 N. Illinois St.
Indianapolis, IN 46208
Tel: 317-255-6244
Fax: 317-255-6106
Principal – Cara Swinefurth, cswinefurth@staindy.org

Diverse Community:

  • The St. Thomas Aquinas community is our biggest strength.
  • We celebrate our diverse backgrounds, including socioeconomic, religious and national origin as well as non-traditional family structures.
St. Thomas Parish History