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John F. Kennedy Catholic Preparatory School has been providing quality Catholic Education to the Mid-Hudson Valley for over 55 years. Strong in College Prep academics, the school boasts of high SAT scores, 100% College placement and competitive varsity sports for both boys and girls. Located in Northern Westchester, the school’s coed population comprises over 61 school districts. Kennedy Catholic Prep offers the latest in instructional pedagogy combining Apple iPad technology with the Canvas online learning management system. Kennedy Catholic’s faith based, college preparatory education is overseen by Archdiocesan Priests, Deacons and a lay Faculty.
St. Mary’s Academy (SMA) is the co-educational 6th – 8th grade private Catholic intermediate school of John F. Kennedy Catholic Preparatory School (KCPS) in Somers, NY. Nestled in the West Wing of the high school building, SMA offers the same time-tested Catholic school curriculum and values-centered education as KCPS in addition to fulfilling middle school educational standards of the New York State Board of Regents.School At-a-Glance
Kennedy Catholic provides opportunities for college credits from the PACE Lubin School of Business, St. John’s University, Iona University and SUNY Albany with a full AP offering from the College Board, as well as a competitive STEM program & Vex Robotics Team. Other enrichment programs encompass Foreign Languages, Physical Education, Health Education and Fine Arts. Sports programs include: Cheerleading, Football, Tennis, Field Hockey, Volleyball, Cross Country, Soccer, Basketball, Winter Track, Girls Swimming, Wrestling, Baseball, Softball, Golf, Track & Field, and Lacrosse.
St. Ann’s Peas & Karrots, Ossining NY, is a not-for-profit Early Childhood Center. We accept children ages 18 months to 5 years during school hours, and up to age 7 for our after school programs. We pride ourselves in following the Common Core with a structured academic curriculum enhanced by lots of hands-on activities. Students in our 4 year old program learn to read and explore basic math skills. Our teachers are long time St. Ann School alumni, who believe that children are the most precious gifts from God.School At-a-Glance
Grades: Toddler Program and Pre-K3 and Pre-K4; After-school programs include inside and outside sports directed by our own CYO coaches. Homework and reading/math skills are daily activities that are performed in small groups, emphasizing individual attention for maximum results.
Ms. Debbie Fessman, Assistant Principal
“Be it known to all who enter here that CHRIST is the reason for this school. He is the unseen, but ever present teacher in its classes. He is the model of its faculty and inspiration of its students.”
Thus, our mission is to teach Catholic doctrine and to develop strong Christian values that give children a knowledge and love of God and their community. Dedicated faculty educates the whole child, considering each student’s mental, physical, and spiritual well-being, as well as his or her intellectual development. Our end goal is the development of responsible, moral, and caring individuals within the faith community and the world at large. We strive to educate our students in a loving and caring way. We believe happy children learn best.School At-a-Glance
All IN PERSON LEARNING for Grades PreK3 – Grade 8. In addition to a strong academic program, St Augustine School has dedicated professionals teaching weekly classes in Art, Music, Library, Physical Education and Computer. An Advanced Mathematics Program is also offered to students in Grades 6, 7 and 8.
Extracurricular/Enrichment Activities: Paul Effman Band & Strings Program, Bell Choir, Chess Club, Children’s Choir, CYO Sports, Drama Club, Forensics, Math Counts, Robotics, Junior National Art Honor Society, Scouts. Note: Some programs may be restricted due to Covid Safety protocol.
Our graduates are accepted to a broad range of highly selective Catholic schools. In recent years, graduating classes have earned upwards of $360,000 to $1,008,260 in academic scholarships. We offer a daily Aftercare Program 2:30 – 5:30 in the Parish Hall Annex.
Nestled in the scenic beauty of historic Cortlandt Manor, St. Columbanus School is a faith community in which students are encouraged to develop their intellectual, emotional, spiritual, social and physical gifts to their fullest potential. The school provides an academically demanding curriculum in a nurturing, family-oriented, Catholic environment. Students are taught Christian principles to guide them in making moral decisions as they live out their Christian role of service in the global community.School At-a-Glance
Grades Pre-K to 8; Full-day Pre-K for 3 year olds; Full-day Pre-K for 4 year olds; Full-day Kindergarten; AdvancED Accredited; Technology-based curriculum, including White Board interactive technology; Enrichment instruction includes: Music and Art Education, Physical Education, Spanish language program and Computer and Library classes; Numerous Christian Community Service projects; Extra-curricular activities include: Band, Choir, Scouts and CYO Basketball. Before-School (Grades Pre-K3-8) and After-School (Grades Pre-K 3-8) programs are available for those who need it.
St. James the Apostle seeks to develop the whole person by providing students with the experience of learning, living, and loving in a nurturing educational environment. St. James the Apostle challenges students to strive toward academic excellence and spirituality based on Gospel values. All students are taught in a faith-based atmosphere that fosters discipline, respect for themselves and others, as well as responsibility. A Catholic community composed of teachers, administrators, parents and alumni makes a lasting impact on the lives of students.School At-a-Glance
Grades Pre-K to 8; Full day Kindergarten; Before-school care and After-school program; Full-time Nurse on staff; High school preparation; Faith formation including: Religious instruction, Daily prayer, Grace before meals, Weekly Friday Mass, and Sacramental preparation; SMART Board technology and laptop computers for every student; synchronous remote learning options available; Progress reports and homework posted daily online; Accelerated Academic Programs culminating with NYS Regents in Integrated Algebra and Earth Science; Library; Science lab; Anti-bullying/Values-infused curriculum; Enrichment instruction includes: Art, Music, Foreign language (Spanish), Physical education; Extra-curricular activities include: Band and CYO Basketball.
St. Lawrence O’Toole Early Childhood Learning Center program is NYS licensed and follows the NYS Common Core Standards. Our curriculum is taught by certified teachers in a small group setting, allowing for individual attention. iPads, and Smartboards are a few of the tools utilized to enhance learning.School At-a-Glance
Parish Programs – Just the Two of Us – A program for two year olds and a caregiver. Drop-In Friday Morning Playgroup – A program for infants and toddlers and a caregiver. ECLC Programs: Morning Care, Pre-K3, Pre-K4, Lunch Bunch (extended day for pre-schoolers) Full Day Kindergarten, Afterschool Care
Established in 1953, St. Patrick’s School offers a total program of instruction, emphasizing the spiritual, moral, intellectual, social, cultural and physical development of your child. The school provides a family atmosphere for your child and promotes a nurturing learning environment based on academic excellence and Christian values.School At-a-Glance
Grades Pre-K3 to 8; AdvancED Accredited; Follows NYS Core Curriculum; Full-day Pre-K3, Pre-K4 and Kindergarten; Hot lunch program; Before- and after-school program; Strong focus on faith formation; Full-time Nurse; Enrichment instruction includes: Spanish language (grades PK-8), Honors Math (grades 7-8), Art, Music, Physical Education, Integrated technology in all grade levels. Chromebooks and iPads(grades PK-5); In partnership with JFKennedy HS, iPads for each student (grades 6-8) ; Inter Active White Boards in every classroom; Comprehensive STREAM Program, Robotics, 3D Printing, and New Lab; Engagement Events; Multicultural Day, Field Day, Winter Wonderland, Trunk r’ Treat, Senior Citizens Tea, EOY Picnic, Variety of Christian Service Projects; Extra-curricular activities include: Band, Chess Club, Soccer Club, Book Club, Craft Club, Drama/Theater, Yearbook, Entrepreneurship Program, Samaritan House (Community Service); Sports including: CYO Basketball & Track & Field and Volleyball.