The Academy of St. Joseph, accredited by the New York State Association of Independent Schools, is a community with a big heart, a bold purpose and ensures bright futures for all of its students. Students are supported in the development of skills that are foundational for lifelong learning, well-being, and social development. Students are immersed in learning experiences that are challenging and engaging, in order to build confidence, a love for learning, a thirst for knowledge and wisdom, and a strong foundation for their future intellectual, physical, and social development. With an enriched, vibrant, and balanced education, students develop and become people of character, competence, and compassion. Most importantly, at the Academy of St. Joseph, every voice is heard and every voice matters.School At-a-Glance
Founded in 2007. Grades Pre-K to 8; Average class size is 9:1. Teachers hold a Masters Degree and are NYState certified or in the process. Follows New York State and Archdiocese of New York Guidelines. The academic program is supported by Physical Education, daily Spanish, Music, Art, Technology, Library, and Chess. The school has established a partnership with Chelsea Piers and on-site After School Providers.
Juliette Picciano, President
Founded in 1905, Cathedral High School is a Catholic college preparatory school created with the goal of providing young women future success through education. Located in midtown Manhattan, the school offers an excellent education at a reasonable cost. In addition to the religions curriculum required by the Archdiocese of New York and the core curriculum required by the State of New York, Cathedral High School has a Gateways to Health Program that introduces students to various health care careers and allows them to intern at several medical facilities. Students interested in law or business careers may take professional development courses and be eligible for internships.School At-a-Glance
Advanced Placement (AP) classes in English, Spanish, Calculus, Biology, American History, Comparative Government & Politics and Psychology; students also have the opportunity to earn college credit from St. John’s University and Touro College; Religious instruction; Fully-equipped Science labs and three computer labs; After-school homework help and tutoring; Interactive parental website; Three-year Art program; Music program including an award winning Marching Band; Extra-curricular activities include: National Honor Society, Future Business Leaders of America, Student Council, Cheerleading, Drama, Musical Theater & Chorus, Service Clubs, Newspaper; Sports program includes: Basketball, La Crosse, Soccer, Softball and Volleyball
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Cornelia Connelly Middle School of the Holy Child (CMS) is an independent, all girls, Catholic Middle School offering a rigorous education rooted in the Holy Child tradition of developing the whole student. The CMS approach is one of high challenge coupled with high support, providing each student with opportunities to grow academically, artistically, emotionally and spiritually. All CMS graduates participate in the Graduate Support Program (GSP) while in grades 9 through 12, which ensures their success in high school and pursuit of higher education. Graduates also have the opportunity to participate in GSP 2.0, which provides support after high school and through college. At the Cornelia Connelly Center, we ask each girl to live the words of Cornelia Connelly, to be yourself but make that self all that God wants it to be.School At-a-Glance
Grades 4 to 8; All girls; Extended day and extended year; After-School Program; Fine Arts curriculum; Camp Holy Child; Graduate Support Program for graduates in grades 9 through 12.
Cristo Rey New York High School serves a diverse student body, which has demonstrated the potential and motivation to achieve success. Guided by the spirit of care for the individual, the school challenges your child with a rigorous academic curriculum and a demanding work-internship program. The school’s ultimate goal is that your son/daughter will graduate from college and become a professional for others, transforming the world for the better.School At-a-Glance
Religious instruction; Enrichment program includes: Foreign language (Spanish), Health Education, Physical Education, Computer Science, and Music Appreciation; Sports programs include: Girls/Boys Basketball, Girls/Boys Soccer, Cross Country (Co-ed), Crew (Co-ed), and Baseball; Extra-curricular activities include: Liturgical Lions, Student Council, Social Justice Group, Peer Ministry Retreat Leaders, Peer Tutors, Big Brothers/Sisters, Student Ambassadors, Choir, Drama, Art, Photography, Piano, Dance, School Newspaper, and Yearbook
Dominican Academy, a Catholic school in the tradition of Saint Dominic, educates and challenges your daughter to realize her full spiritual, intellectual, moral and social potential in a multicultural society.School At-a-Glance
Middle State Accredited; Two Time National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence Winner; Advanced Placement (AP) courses available; Religious instruction; Enrichment program includes: Art History, Calculus, Chorus, Communication Arts, Computer Science, Creative Writing, Debate, Forensics, Foreign language, Health Education, Physical Education, Music, and Psychology; Library; Sports programs include: Basketball, Billiards, Track, Cross Country, Softball, Soccer, and Tennis
Since 1925, Good Shepherd School has been dedicated to providing a quality Catholic education for grades Pre-K 3 to 8 and has served as the academic anchor of the Inwood neighborhood of Manhattan. Firmly rooted in our Catholic values and embracing today’s best pedagogical practices, we strive to develop each child’s personal spirituality through a strong academic program based on the teachings of the Catholic Church.School At-a-Glance
Free 3K and UPK for all programs (UPK Site # 06MADL). Daily prayer, weekly Mass and sacramental preparation; early morning drop-off; safe environment for Grades K to 8; free breakfast and lunch programs; enrichment programs including musical theater, chorus, kinder dance; afterschool program; fully equipped computer and robotics lab; science lab; computers in every classroom; Google Classroom Program with Chromebooks; Enhanced Literacy Through Technology; TACHS (Test for Admission to a Catholic High School) preparation classes; MAP Growth Assessment and NYS Exams for Grades 3 through 8; Girl Scout program; and student academic and behavioral counseling services. Full-time nurse on staff.
Incarnation School is a Catholic elementary school in the heart of Washington Heights. Founded in 1910, Incarnation is dedicated to providing the foundation for each child to develop into successful leaders through their faith and with their families. Incarnation strives to create a joyous, faith-filled environment that affirms the uniqueness of each child and academically and spiritually prepares students to walk in God’s grace with confidence and resilience. The administration, faculty, and staff of Incarnation School undertake this responsibility within the context of Catholic tradition. The school aspires to provide a climate in which students feel safe and evolve as thinking, ethical people, who are sensitive to the needs of others.School At-a-Glance
Free 3K For All and UPK Programs (UPK Site #06MAEE); Kindergarten through 8th grade includes religious instruction and weekly Mass; Curricula follow the Essential Learnings of the Archdiocese of New York and the New York State Standards; 1:1 technology with Chromebooks for every student; Unlimited audiobook access with Learning Ally Audiobook Program; Free breakfast and lunch program; Free after-school Extended Learning Program with Catapult Learning; Enrichment clubs featuring Legos, drama, and art/cartooning; CYO Basketball teams in Grades 3-8.
La Salle Academy is a rigorous all-male college-preparatory Catholic high school. We educate students of diverse cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds with special outreach to those most in need. We provide a nurturing environment, which fosters spiritual, moral, intellectual, emotional and physical growth in the Roman Catholic tradition and the Lasallian spirit, as embodied in Saint John Baptist de La Salle.School At-a-Glance
La Salle offers all students a rigorous New York State Regents curriculum along with religious instruction that prepares them for the top colleges and universities in the United States. La Salle partners with Saint Francis College in their Bridge Plus Program which allows students to earn college credits while in high school. La Salle now offers five courses that are eligible for this college credit. Advanced Placement (AP) courses include: Spanish Language and Culture, Calculus AB, English Literature and Composition, United States Government and Politics, and United States History. Enrichment programs include: Writing Center, STEM, Cardinal Readiness Program for incoming freshmen, a Guest Lecture Series, and SAT Preparation. Athletic programs include: Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross-country/track, Handball, and Soccer. Extra-curricular activities include: Band, Lasallian Youth/Campus Ministry, The Cardinal Newspaper, Student Ambassadors, Chess Club, Debate Team, Finance Club, The Green Team, Intramural Basketball, Model UN, National Honor Society, Photography Club, Asian Club, Student Council, and Yearbook Club. Elective Courses include: Anatomy/Physiology, Environmental Science, Physics, Band, Music Theory and Composition, Advanced Music, Advanced Art, Studio Art, Graphic Art, Ceramics, Photography, Coding, Leadership, Sociology, Creative Writing, Criminal Law, AP Spanish, Finance, and Journalism.
Loyola School strives to provide an independent school education in the Ignatian tradition. Loyola School is committed to challenging your child religiously, intellectually, aesthetically, physically, and socially. In keeping with the Ignatian spirit of cura personalis (care for the whole person), the school strives to develop the diverse and unique talents of each member of the Loyola community, and encourages the use of these talents to serve others for the greater glory of God.School At-a-Glance
Middle States Accredited; SmartBoards in every classroom; Library; Computer lab; Enrichment program includes: Fine Arts, Foreign language, Health Education, and Physical Education; Extra-curricular activities include: Art, Eucharistic Ministers, Literary Magazine, Math League, Music, School Newspaper, Peer Leadership, Photography, Speech Team, Student Government, and Yearbook; Sports programs include: Girls Basketball, Softball, and Track, Boys Basketball, Baseball, Soccer, and Track, and Co-ed Golf
Founded in 1926 by the Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary, Marymount School is an independent Catholic day school that educates young women to challenge, shape, and change the world. Marymount offers a rigorous college preparatory program where students learn how to think critically, solve problems creatively, and communicate clearly and effectively. A wide range of extracurricular activities and athletics provides opportunities for self-expression, leadership, and collaboration. Rooted in the Catholic tradition, the School offers a value-centered environment that cultivates a strong sense of social justice and ethical decision-making in each student.School At-a-Glance
Nursery – Class XII; recognized as an Apple Distinguished School, students use iPads or MacBook Airs to support learning; makerspaces and science laboratories to facilitate a robust STEAM curriculum; two classrooms at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and regular gallery visits to enhance the humanities program; unique financial literacy curriculum using Bloomberg terminals; philanthropy and advocacy program embedded in social justice curriculum; world language program (French, Spanish, Latin); Varsity and Junior Varsity teams in 12 sports, including volleyball, soccer, rowing, fencing, lacrosse, and basketball; dynamic visual and performing arts programs; courtyard playground on campus and regular visits to Central Park for recess and physical education.
Founded in 1926 by the Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary, Marymount School is an independent Catholic day school that educates young women to challenge, shape, and change the world. The Upper School offers a highly personalized, rigorous academic program where students learn how to think critically, solve problems creatively, and communicate clearly and effectively. A wide range of extracurricular activities and athletics provides opportunities for self-expression, leadership, and collaboration. Rooted in the Catholic tradition, the School offers a value-centered environment that cultivates a strong sense of social justice and ethical decision-making in each student.School At-a-Glance
Classes IX-XII; recognized as an Apple Distinguished School, Upper School students use MacBook Airs to support learning; makerspaces and science laboratories to facilitate a robust STEAM curriculum; two classrooms at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and regular gallery visits to enhance the humanities program; unique financial literacy curriculum using Bloomberg terminals; philanthropy and advocacy program embedded in social justice curriculum; world language program (French, Spanish, Latin); Varsity and Junior Varsity teams in 12 sports, including volleyball, soccer, rowing, fencing, lacrosse, tennis, track, and basketball; dynamic visual and performing arts programs.
Founded in 1949, Mt. Carmel-Holy Rosary School is a private Catholic elementary school in Harlem. The school provides superior Pre-K to grade 8 education, combining the best of current teaching and technology with traditional values in a warm and caring atmosphere. Mt. Carmel-Holy Rosary School views each child as an individual with unique talents and needs. The school’s dedicated administration and faculty make it possible for all students to grow intellectually, emotionally, and spiritually within a caring school community.School At-a-Glance
Grades Pre-K to 8; After-school program; Free breakfast program; Extended Day program (grades K-8); Religious Education; Computer Center (34 computers, SmartBoard technology, extensive software library, and access to chrome books); and Physical Education program. Enrichment program includes: Library Program (newly refurbished with over 7,000 volumes, Full-time library teacher, Library Connections program), Accelerated Reader Program, Performing arts program includes: Violin, Choral music, and Ballroom dance classes. Visual Arts program includes: Painting, Drawing, Sculpture, and Printmaking; Extra-curricular activities include a comprehensive after-school program that offers enrichment in STEM, sports, and performance violin.
Founded in 1912 by the Sisters of St. Ursula, Notre Dame School is a college-preparatory school for girls located in the historic Greenwich Village section of Manhattan. Named one of the Outstanding High Schools in the country by U.S. News and World Report, Notre Dame provides a challenging curriculum, which integrates classroom learning with educational opportunities in culture, science, arts, and technology. For nearly 100 years, Notre Dame has had a reputation for high academic standards while providing a warm and family-like environment.School At-a-Glance
Middle States Accredited; Advanced Placement (AP) courses in Art History, Calculus, English, U.S. Government, and U.S. History; Classes in American Studies through the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History; Faith formation program includes: Values Curriculum, Community Service, and Student Retreats; Fully equipped Science labs; SmartBoard technology; Foreign language program; Extra-curricular activities include: Art, Drama, Literary Magazine, Chorus, Student Government, Yearbook, and National Honor Society; Sports programs include: Basketball, Softball, Soccer, Volleyball, Running, and Tennis