St. Thomas CHS
About St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic High School
St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic High School is an English language high school located in Russell, a small Eastern Ontario community, where French and English cultures thrive in a setting that is steeped in its rural roots while having all the amenities of an urban setting. Situated approximately 30 minutes from downtown Ottawa, St. Thomas Aquinas is a newly constructed high school that was recently expanded in 2011. From the classrooms to the expansive atrium (which houses the student cafeteria), to the fitness rooms, the greenhouse and the chapel, St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic High School provides state-of-the-art facilities for student learning and growth. The school currently boasts a student population of 600 students from grades 7 to 12.
St. Thomas Aquinas CHS has established a caring Catholic learning environment where students are challenged to realize their full potential while being encouraged and supported by their school community. The school combines high academic expectations for all of its students with an understanding that students’ strengths, interests and goals vary.