Booklet for Catholic High Schools



Booklet for Catholic High Schools
Parent & Student
Choosing a
Catholic High School
in Brooklyn and Queens
Catholic Schools
Where Faith & Education Meet
Admission to any of the 17 Catholic High Schools in the Diocese of Brooklyn (encompassing both Brooklyn and Queens) is determined
by the results of the TEST for Admission into Catholic High Schools (TACHS). This exam will be administered at all Catholic high schools
throughout the Diocese on Saturday, November 8, 2014. The fee for the exam is $52.00.
Applications are available from your elementary school, religious education program, or by going to the TACHS Information Web site:
Open House Dates
Students, parents and teachers are invited to visit the High Schools in the Diocese of Brooklyn to view the facilities and to evaluate
the programs offered. This can be done by attending the various Open Houses which most of the schools schedule prior to the Test
for Admission into Catholic High Schools. Administrators and faculty members are available during each Open House to answer and
questions which this brochure may not have addressed.
If any school does not have an Open House schedule or if you are unable to visit a school on the date of its Open House, you are invited
to contact the school and set up an appointment to visit the school.
TACHS 2014–2015 Calendar
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Sun. 5th
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Christ the King
Thurs. 9th
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
St. Saviour
Sat. 11th
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Thurs. 16th
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Sat. 18th
10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
St. Agnes
St. Edmund
St. Francis
St. John’s
Sun. 19th
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Holy Cross
Mary Louis
Thurs. 23rd
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Bishop Kearney
Sat. 25th
12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Sun. 26th
Tues. 28th
12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 4:00p.m.
Tour at 7:00 p.m.
St. Saviour
Bishop Loughlin
Bishop Kearney
St. Edmund
Thurs. 30th 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
St. Joseph
Sat. 1st
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Wed. 5th
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
7:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
St. Agnes
Bishop Kearney
St. Joseph
5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Bishop Loughlin
September 2014
Sat. 20th
Wednesday, May 21, 2014
TACHS informational website updated with 2014-2015 information:
Monday, August 25, 2014
Registration materials arrive in Catholic elementary and high schools, as well as select
private and public elementary schools.
Registration available via Internet at and telephone at 1-866-61TACHS
TACHS Applicant Record form available via the Internet to Catholic elementary school
administrators once a student has completed registration.
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Deadline for paper registration. Paper registration forms and fees must be received at
the TACHS Exam Office by this date.
Friday, October 10, 2014
Deadline for submitting request and supporting documentation to Diocese for extended
testing time accommodation.
Monday, October 20, 2014
Deadline for Internet and telephone registration.
Monday/Tuesday, October 27-28, 2014
General Admit Cards distributed
Monday, November 3, 2014Call 1-866-61TACHS (1-866-618-2247) if Admit Cards are not yet received.
Saturday, November 8, 2014
TACHS Administration
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
Last day to complete TACHS Applicant Records via the Internet for Catholic elementary
schools. Students in schools (other than Catholic schools) must mail paper TACHS
Applicant Records to their three high school choices, arriving by December 10, 2014.
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
TACHS results to arrive at high schools.
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Release of admission notices by high schools.
February 2015
Response cards back to high schools – high school notification letters will include information relative to the date on which a student should return his/her acceptance letter
to the high school of their choice.
October 2014
November 2014
January 2015
Thurs. 22nd
February 2015
Thurs. 26th
Map of Brooklyn & Queens
Archbishop Molloy High School
83-53 Manton Street • Briarwood, NY 11435 • (718) 441-2100 •
President: Mr. Richard Karsten
Principal: Brother Thomas Schady, F.M.S.
Contact: Ms. Leslie Poole Petit, Ed.D., [email protected], ext. 155
Enrollment: 1,560 young men and women
Tuition ’14–’15: $8,080
Fees: $400 registration; $500 technology
Dress Code: Uniform
Choices Considered: First choice given preference, all choices considered
Scholarships: Scholarship Exam on Saturday, November 22, 2014 at 9:00 a.m.
TACHS Code #: 012
Open House: Sunday, October 19, 2014 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Archbishop Molloy High School, a Catholic Marist
school that offers a challenging academic program rooted
in Gospel value, has been recognized by U.S. News &
World Report® as an Outstanding American High School
and was named an Exemplary Secondary School by the
U.S. Department of Education. 100% of our graduates
attend college. In the most recent graduating class, 389
students won almost $45 million in college scholarships.
Admission is competitive and is based primarily on
grades and standardized test scores earned in 6th, 7th, and
8th grades and the Test for Admission into Catholic High
Schools (TACHS).
The curriculum includes a full range of Regents-level
courses and an extensive program of Advanced Placement
courses which allow students to earn college credit while in
high school. More than 80% of our students are involved
in after-school activities, including interscholastic sports,
service programs, publications, language clubs, band,
chorus, drama, art club, science olympiad team, science
research program and religious activities.
Brooklyn Schools
The Molloy 2014 Scholarship Exam will be open to all qualified students. To be considered, students are to submit a copy
of the 7th grade final report card and an application approved
by the principal, 7th grade teacher, or guidance counselor.
Qualified applicants should be well-rounded students in the
top quarter of their class with a 7th grade minimum overall
average of 93% in the core subjects: ELA (English, grammar
and reading), math, science, and social studies. Eligible applicants will be emailed a Scholarship Exam admission letter
within three weeks of applying. Each year we offer full and
partial scholarships valued at over $1.2 million.
Visit our website at
Queens Schools
2. Bishop Kearney
13. St. Edmund Prep
1. Archbishop Molloy
10. Msgr. McClancy
3. Bishop Loughlin
16. St. Joseph
4. Cathedral Prep
12. St. Agnes
5. Cristo Rey
17. St. Saviour
6. Christ the King
14. St. Francis Prep
7. Fontbonne Hall
18. Xaverian
8. Holy Cross
15. St. John’s Prep
11. Nazareth
Molloy’s well-maintained and fully equipped facilities
include a state-of the art library, research center,
computer lab, four science labs, chapel, theater and two
gymnasiums. The six-acre campus includes an all-weather
outdoor track and baseball field. Molloy has created a
comprehensive program for integrating iPad® technology
in the learning environment. Each classroom is outfitted
with Smartboards and Apple T.V.
9. The Mary Louis Academy
Bishop Kearney High School
2202 60th Street • Brooklyn, NY 11204-2599 • (718) 236-6363 •
Bishop Loughlin Memorial High School
357 Clermont Avenue • Brooklyn, NY 11238-1048 • (718) 857-2700, ext. 2246 •
President: Dr. Margaret Minson
President: Brother Dennis J. Cronin, F.S.C.
Principal: Mrs. Elizabeth Guglielmo
Principal: Mr. Edward A. Bolan
Contact: Ms. Alexandra Feder, Director of Admissions, ext. 261, [email protected]
Contact: Mr. Edwin Gonzalez, [email protected], ext. 2246
Enrollment: 450 young women
Enrollment: 750 young men and women
Tuition ’14–’15: $9,200
Tuition ’14–’15: $8,400
Fees: New Admission Fee $300; $400 Activities/Materials Annual Fee (includes new books)
Fees: $640 (includes $495 registration fee)
Dress Code: Uniform
Dress Code: Uniforms as specified
Choices Considered: All
Choices Considered: All, preference to first and second
Scholarships: Full and partial based on TACHS, 6th, 7th and 8th grade marks; first and second choice
applicants are considered
Scholarships: Full, half, and partial based on TACHS results, records from
7th and 8th grades, and participation in the Loughlin Scholar Search Day
TACHS Code #: 002
TACHS Code #: 003
Open House: Thursday, October 23, 2014 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. — presentation at 7:30
Open Houses: Sunday, October 26, 2014 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Sunday, October 26, 2014 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. — presentation at 2:30
Thursday, February 26, 2015 5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, January 22, 2015 BK Information Night at 7:00 p.m.
Bishop Kearney High School is a Catholic college preparatory school
for young women, sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph. Our Mission
emphasizes a quality education rooted in Gospel values, imbued with
Catholic tradition. Kearney’s tradition of excellence that offers the
resources for personal enrichment in intellectual, social, spiritual, cultural
and athletic pursuits. We endeavor to educate a new generation of women
leaders, capable of shaping the future with vision, charity, understanding
and concern for all humanity, in a safe and moral environment.
• Seventy one percent of Bishop Kearney graduates earned academic
scholarships valued at over 22 million dollars and were accepted
into such schools as Harvard, Yale, Villanova, Cornell, Princeton,
Columbia, Cooper Union, Barnard, Vassar and McAuley Honors
programs within the CUNY system. 100% of Bishop Kearney’s
graduates attended college.
• Full range of Honors and Regents level courses offered
• Middle States Accredited
• Advanced Placement courses taught by highly qualified Kearney
teachers, obtaining results above the National Standard in Calculus,
English, American History, Psychology and Art
• Support program offered to meet the ability level of all students
• Medaille Program enables students with a documented IEP to succeed
in the regular classroom.
• Elective program offered in art, Catholic Studies, English, language,
math, music and social studies
We encourage our students to pursue individual talents and leadership
talents and leadership skills through extracurricular, athletic and service
activities. We are proud of our:
• WBKS – Kearney’s own fully equipped television studio featuring a
daily broadcast to each classroom produced and anchored by students.
• Sports Teams: 2014 Brooklyn/Queens Diocesan DII Varsity and JV
basketball team; Brooklyn/Queens Diocesan Cross Country and
Outdoor track championship teams; Brooklyn/Queens Diocesan
“B” Division Champs Swim team; golf, tennis, cheerleading,
boosters, softball, soccer, and volleyball. Two of our varsity
basketball players were also picked to be “all star” players for the
CHSAA vs. PSAL, Best in the City Mayors Cup 2014.
• Diverse offering of clubs and service activities, which include Bishop
Kearney’s award winning forensic team, which every year advances
to the State and National championships.
• Summer school
• Basketball and Volleyball camps
The wisdom and achievements of a dedicated faculty and the youthful
spirit of our student body integrate learning and vitality, so that each
student realizes her full potential with respect, confidence, insight and
courage to live an inspired life.
• Five years of math achieved in 4 years by qualified students
Visit us at
• Six years of a language achieved in 4 years by qualified students
Bishop Kearney High School—educating women who
shape the future.
• Travel Study Program to Europe—available for academic credit
Bishop Loughlin Memorial High School is a Catholic, Lasallian, coeducational, college preparatory high school founded in 1851. Directed
by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, it is located in Brooklyn’s historic
Fort Greene/Clinton Hill and easily accessible by public transportation.
De La Salle Christian Brothers, and a dedicated lay faculty staff the school.
The school building includes a brand new, state of the art music studio
and performing arts center, modern Biology, Physics and Chemistry
labs, Library with automated circulation system and research computers,
three Computer Labs, Internet access, school web-site, e-mail, Chapel,
Guidance Offices, 36 classrooms and administrative offices, professional
Dance Studio, and an 1,100 seat Auditorium. Our athletic facilities
include a gymnasium, newly-renovated weight-training facility, handball
courts, outdoor track, locker rooms for young men and women and
outdoor space for softball, volleyball, flag and touch football.
Bishop Loughlin’s academic program is a combination of required and
elective courses designed to prepare students for college, develop their
special talents, and help them reach full potential. A full spectrum of
academic courses, including advanced placement and honors courses
is offered. Over 97% of our students go on to college. Students must
meet all New York State curricular standards and testing requirements
in order to receive a diploma. In addition, Loughlin students must pass
all courses in order to graduate.
Bishop Loughlin’s House System of Student Governance is a unique
program that automatically includes every student in the school, as soon
as they enter Loughlin. The entire student body, along with the majority
of the staff, is sectioned into 8 houses named after significant people
in the history of the school and the Catholic Church. Throughout the
entire year, these houses engage in friendly competition, often to benefit
worthy charities. Many other purposeful fun-filled events are generated
through the House System.
Bishop Loughlin offers a full range of extra-curricular activities for
young men and women in athletic and cultural areas. The Performing
Arts Program counts some 300 members in three bands, choir, five
dance groups and drama. Over 95% of the band members learned to
play instruments at Bishop Loughlin.
A financial aid program, based on proven economic need, is also
available to the parents of our students.
Respect, care for others, motivation to learn, religious faith and lively
school spirit characterize Bishop Loughlin Memorial High School
(TACHS Code # 003.) Visit our website at Contact us
to arrange a private tour or visit.
Bishop Loughlin Memorial High School —
Educating Leaders Since 1851
• College credit can be earned through our Bridge Program in English,
history, language, math and science in conjunction with St. Joseph’s
College and St. John’s University.
• Medical Science and Professions Program offers exploration of
medical careers.
Christ the King High School
Cathedral Preparatory School and Seminary
56-25 92nd Street • Elmhurst, NY 11373 • (718) 592-6800 •
68-02 Metropolitan Avenue • Middle Village, NY 11379 • (718) 366-7400 Ext. 240 •
Rector-President: Reverend Joseph G. Fonti, STL
Principal: Mr. Peter J. Mannarino
President: Mr. Michael W. Michel
Principal: Mr. Richie Diaz, M.A., M.S. Ed.
Contact: Mr. Steven R. Giusto, assistant principal/admissions; [email protected]
Contact: Reverend Joseph G. Fonti, STL, [email protected]
Enrollment: 800 young men and women
Enrollment: 160 young Catholic men
Tuition ’14–’15: $7,975 (Book and Family Participation Program fees included)
Tuition ’14–’15: $7,800
Fees: $420 Registration (non-refundable)
Fees: $500 Registration Fee + $300 Graduation Fee
Dress Code: Dress pants; white collared dress shirt; tie; dress jacket or school sweater; dress shoes
Choices Considered: All,*students must be a baptized and confirmed Catholic to attend
Cathedral Preparatory School and Seminary
Dress Code: School uniform and school shoes
Choices Considered: First and second only; 6th, 7th and 8th grade report cards and 2 letters of recommendation
submitted by December 19, 2014
Scholarships: Full, half and partial scholarships based on TACHS scores,
6th, 7th and 8th grade report cards and interview
TACHS Code #: 014
Open House: Sunday, October 5, 2014 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Presentations every 45 minutes beginning 10:00 a.m.
Scholarships: Full, Half and Partial Scholarships based on academics, interviews, recommendations
and community service
TACHS Code: 013
Open House: Saturday, September 20, 2014 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Saturday, November 1, 2014 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Cathedral Preparatory School and Seminary is a Roman Catholic, college
preparatory educational community under the auspices of the Diocese of
Brooklyn. As a high school, Cathedral forms the mind in ways of academic
excellence through a personalized, superior education where growth in
maturity and grace are encouraged and fostered. Through a program of
individualized instruction and support, students are challenged to achieve
academic greatness. As a seminary, Cathedral affirms the uniqueness and
dignity of an individual vocation, specifically providing an environment
for a young man to discern a vocation to the diocesan priesthood, while
forming all students to become strong and dedicated leaders in the Church
and the world by the development of heroic virtue and belief.
“For 100 years, Cathedral has stayed faithful to its mission: to form the
mind in the ways of academic excellence and the heart and soul in the ways
of heroic virtue and belief.”
– Bishop Nicholas Di Marzio, D.D., PH.D., Bishop of Brooklyn
• Our priority is forming men to know and love Jesus.
• Daily Mass and weekly Eucharistic Benediction are at the core of the
school’s schedule.
• Our students are taught about all vocations, including priesthood and
marriage — all are formed to be Christian leaders.
• Cathedral Prep is a small high school offering a highly personalized,
one-on-one education.
• A selective admission process yields approximately 40-50 new
students per year.
• Greatness is expected from every student.
• Course offerings include a full battery of Advanced Placement classes
including World History, US History, and English Literature.
• Through a partnership with St. John’s University, students have the
opportunity to graduate with up to 21 college credits.
• One third of students receive scholarships and tuition assistance.
• Through physical activity and healthy competition, students grow
stronger in mind and body while developing the qualities of leadership and sportsmanship.
Christ the King High School is a private, co-educational Catholic High
School with a 4-year college preparatory curriculum. The school is
accredited by The Board of Regents of New York State and the Middle
States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools.
• Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced Performing Arts Program
Our mission is to create an atmosphere in which all members of the faculty, staff and student body can attain a high level of achievement based
upon recognition of their unique abilities and their relationship with God.
Our student body is challenged to grow academically, spiritually, socially
and physically to meet the demands of a changing world. Through the
collaborative efforts of the Christ the King Community, we empower our
students to become independent thinkers and moral leaders.
Academic Offerings:
• Our interscholastic program includes: Baseball, Basketball, Bowling,
Cross Country, Forensics (Speech and Debate), and Soccer.
Faith Formation:
• One of Cathedral’s greatest strengths is a spirit of unrivaled fraternity
and acceptance among the students.
• Campus Minister
• Every student belongs to a fraternity led by a faculty mentor who
provides the foundation for student support, competition, and
brotherhood. • Liturgies and Penance Services
• Cathedral Prep has a 100% graduation and college acceptance rate
with students going on to enroll at West Point, Harvard, University
of Pennsylvania, NYU, St. John’s University, and dozens of other top
notch universities.
• Every academic year, our small graduating classes consistently earn at
least 1.5 million dollars in scholarship offers. • Our teachers create an intimate learning atmosphere in which they
adapt to the various learning styles of students.
• Alumni have a strong presence at Cathedral; the entire administration
and about one third of the faculty are graduates. We have a century of
tradition that is being passed on from teacher to student!
• At Cathedral Prep, exceptional students are challenged to meet their
full potentials.
“Cathedral Preparatory School and Seminary...
A century of forming men for greatness.”
• Four year Religious Studies Program
• Chaplain
• Community Service Program
Special Features:
• Counseling Center — Counselors ensure that all varsity athletes meet
the requirements of the NCAA clearing house in order to play college
sports; PLAN (practice ACT), PSAT and Student/Parent College
Interviews, College Application Processing; PDHP (Program for the
Development of the Human Potential) counselor
• State of the Art Fitness Center
• Hugh P. Kirwan Performing Arts Center
• WCTK TV — Broadcasting Studio
• 4 State of the Art Computer Labs
• HomeLogic™ — a web-based parent information system
for Report Cards, Progress Reports, Attendance
• State of the Art Dance Studio
• Smartboards in very classroom
• Brand new Computers — Windows 7 with Office 2010
• Honors Program
• Visual and Performing Arts Program including Band,
Ceramics, Chorus, Dance, Drawing & Painting, Theater Arts
• Advanced Placement Courses in Biology, Calculus, English,
European History, Government and Politics, U.S. History and
World History
• Affiliation with St. John’s University High School Extension
Program – Students can earn up to 16 transferable college credits
from St. John’s
• Advanced Research — Affiliation with St. Joseph’s College —
Students can earn up to 6 transferable credits from
St. Joseph’s based on their scientific research.
• Three Foreign Languages: American Sign Language, Italian
and Spanish
• Microsoft/IT Academy Program
• Students can obtain professional Microsoft Certifications while
working in both hardware and software environments
Extra-curricular Activities:
• Nationally renowned sports program including Baseball,
Basketball, Bowling, Cheerleading, Football, Golf, Handball, Soccer,
Softball, Step, Swimming, Tennis, Track, Volleyball
• Over 20 clubs and activities including Art (Ceramics), Book,
Broadcasting, Chess, Drum Corps, Journalism, Marching Band, Math,
National Honor Society (NHS), Newspaper, Prevention Leadership,
Robotics, Rosary, Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD),
Speech and Debate, Theatre Arts, Video-Yearbook, Yearbook
Fontbonne Hall Academy
9901 Shore Road • Brooklyn, NY 11209 • (718) 748-2244 •
Holy Cross High School
26-20 Francis Lewis Blvd. • Flushing, NY 11358 • (718) 886-7250, ext. 525 •
President: Father Walter E. Jenkins, C.S.C., Ed.D.
Principal: Ms. Mary Ann Spicijaric
Director of Admissions: Veronica Prager, [email protected]
Vice President: Mr. Joseph Giannuzzi
Enrollment: 485 young women
Principal: Mr. Edward Burns
Tuition ’14-’15: $8,900
Contact: Mr. Joseph Giannuzzi, Director of Admissions
Fees: One-time $300 registration; athletic fee for participants
Enrollment: 900 young men
Dress Code: Uniform
Tuition ’14–’15: $8,700
Choices Considered: 1st preferred, all choices considered
Fees: $375 registration fee
Scholarships: Based on TACHS exam scores, academic records and standardized test scores
Dress Code: Uniform dress pants, uniform dress shoes, a white dress shirt and a tie.
Uniform golf shirt replaces shirt and tie in warm weather months.
TACHS code #: 005
Choices Considered: Holy Cross considers students from all three choices
Open House: Saturday, October 25, 2014 12:30-3:30 p.m.
but gives strong preference to first choice applicants.
Scholarships: Holy Cross awards full and partial scholarships based on the following criteria: outstanding performance
on the TACHS; excellent 7th and 8th grade report cards; and two letters of recommendation.
TACHS Code #: 015
Open House: Sunday, October 19, 2014 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Fontbonne Hall Academy is a college preparatory school for
young women inspired by the philosophy and charism of the
Sisters of Saint Joseph. Fontbonne offers a superior educational
program to form and empower young women with confidence
and compassion.
• A variety of activities that include academic, literary,
outreach. leadership and cultural experiences
Special Features:
• Beautiful campus like setting
• Mother Saint John Fontbonne Scholars Program
• Faculty advisory groups with an average of 20 students that
support academic and personal growth during all four years
• Honors, AP and/ or college level courses in every discipline
including AP World History for incoming 9th grade
• A comprehensive 1:1 four year guidance program utilizing the
NAVIANCE college information program
• Specialized academic programs, including Science Research
• 1:1 Chromebook program utilizing Google Apps for Education
• Collaborative Programs with St. Francis College and NYU
Polytechnic School of Engineering
• Small class size averaging 18:1
• A wide variety of electives. Visit our curriculum page at www. for a complete view of our offerings.
Faith Formation:
• Active campus ministry
• A four- year retreat program
• A four- year service program for each student
• Fontbonne has a successful varsity and junior varsity basketball, volleyball, soccer, softball, swimming, track, tennis, golf
and cheerleading programs.
• Clubs which include, drama, student publications, Broadway
Bonnies, Culture Club and Respect club
• National Honor Society
• Student Activities Council
• Speech and Debate Team
• Private bus service available for an additional fee from Queens
and Rockaway
Fontbonne Hall Academy’s competitive academic program
results in 100% of students being accepted to college. College
acceptances include Cornell University, Boston College, Penn
State, New York University, Catholic University of America and
other high-ranking schools.
Acceptance into 9th grade is based on the Test for Admission
into Catholic High Schools (TACHS), 6th, 7th and 8th grade applicant records from feeder school and standardized test scores.
Academic scholarships and numerous scholar incentive awards
are offered to incoming 9th graders based on performance on
the TACHS exam and applicant records.
For additional information, please contact our admissions office
at 718-748-6109, [email protected] or visit our website
Holy Cross High School, the first Catholic high school for boys
in Queens, is committed to providing academic programs that
meet student needs within the context of an atmosphere rooted
in Gospel values. A multi-talented professional staff, dedicated
to contributing to a personalized experience, focuses on the
academic, physical, emotional and spiritual well being of each
student in a safe and secure environment.
Sponsored by the Congregation of Holy Cross (founders of
Notre Dame University), Holy Cross High School offers a full
college-preparatory curriculum including a challenging Honors
Program. Supplemental classes in math and language arts are
also available to freshmen in need of classroom support. The
school’s nationally recognized Service Learning Program encourages students to develop skills of leadership, responsibility
and compassion through service to the community. The Religious Education Program supplements classroom instruction by
providing school and class liturgies, retreat programs, as well as
opportunities for the Sacrament of Reconciliation. A Holy Cross
education does not end when the school day ends. A wide offering of co-curricular activities and clubs are available for student
involvement and enrichment.
Father Moreau Honors Program: Provides academically gifted
students with a challenging course of study designed to maximize their academic potential.
Saint Brother Andre Enrichment Program: Designed to help
select students with the transition from grade school into high
school. Additional course work in Math and English supplement
the New York State Regents curriculum.
Science Research Program: In conjunction with the State
University of New York, this rigorous program is designed for
students interested in advanced study in the sciences.
Sophomore Honors Seminar: An interdisciplinary program
offered to academically gifted sophomores in addition to their
regular course of study. This seminar offers students a unique
opportunity to explore topics to a degree not possible in a regular classroom setting.
Advanced Placement Courses: Biology, Calculus, English,
European History, French, Government and Politics, Physics,
Spanish, Studio Art, and US History, and World History
Courses for College Credit: Biology, Calculus, English, European
History, Italian, French, Spanish, Studio Art, and US History.
Television Studio: Holy Cross Television is an interactive program
which exposes students to all aspects of TV production. Our TV
studio and post-production facilities are available to all Holy Cross
students as an elective course and/or as a co-curricular activity.
Athletics: Baseball, basketball, bowling, cross country, football,
golf, ice hockey, soccer, tennis, track (indoor and outdoor), and
Students applying to Holy Cross must submit their final 7th and
first 8th grade report cards (or Diocesan 9th grade applicant form)
by December 12th.
Please visit our website at
Email: [email protected]
Msgr. McClancy Memorial High School
71-06 31st Avenue • East Elmhurst, New York 11370 • (718) 898-3800, ext. 11 •
Nazareth Regional High School
475 East 57th St. (Avenue D) • Brooklyn, NY 11203 • (718) 763-1100 •
President: Brother Joseph Rocco, sc, Ed.D
Principal: Mrs. Providencia Quiles
Principal: Mr. James V. Castrataro
Contact: Mrs. Monique Fisher, Admissions/Dean of Students, ext. 224, [email protected]
Contact: Mr. Nicholas Melito, Director of Admissions
Enrollment: 280 young men and women
Enrollment: 650 young men and women
Tuition ’14–’15: $7,750
Tuition ’14–’15: $8,700
Fees: $560
Fees: One-time $350 registration
Dress Code: Uniform
Dress Code: School uniform
Choices Considered: All
Choices Considered: First preferred, second and third considered
Scholarships: Full, half and partial scholarships based on TACHS scores, 7th and 8th grade report cards
(first choice only)
TACHS Code #: 017
Scholarships: Full, half, and partial scholarships awarded based on TACHS results, Naz Cares Scholarship and
financial aid grants. Preference is given to first and second choice applicants.
TACHS Code #: 006
Open Houses: Thursday, October 16, 2014 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Open House: Saturday, October 11, 2014 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Msgr. McClancy Memorial High School, guided by the
educational tradition of the Brothers of the Sacred Heart,
provides a quality education for young men and women
from diverse academic, social, cultural, economic and religious backgrounds, fully interweaving gospel values and
Catholic teachings with the core curriculum. Our school
offers students a disciplined and nurturing environment
for their personal and professional development by promoting responsibility, respecting individual potential and
encouraging their growth in scholarship, leadership and
outreach. It is a school community in which each student
is known, valued, treasured and taught in partnership
with the family to meet the challenges of life in our rapidly changing world.
• College Preparatory Program
• College Credit Program (up to 36 credits)
• AP Program
• Honors Program
• Latest Technology
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
• Computer centers
• Music Program
• Average class size: 25 students per class
• 100% of graduates to higher education
• Over $7.5 million in College Scholarship and Grants
last year.
Nazareth Regional High School is a Catholic, co-ed,
college preparatory high school sponsored by the Xaverian
Brothers. Nazareth is nationally recognized for its
outstanding and innovative programs that are created to
meet the needs of students of all abilities. Our dedicated
faculty provides outstanding educational opportunities in
a warm and supportive environment.
Nazareth has a 98% graduation rate and 96% of our
graduates go on to college. Our Pre-Med and Pre-Law
programs provide students with real life experiences in
medicine and law through exciting courses, internships
with SUNY Downstate, and law and government
academics. Art and design classes, as well as drama and
acting courses are available to all interested students.
An honors program and Advanced Placement courses
provide challenging and demanding coursework for
students who qualify. Students can earn up to one year
of College credits in our College Advantage program
by the time they graduate through our affliation with
St. John’s University.
• Four year Religion Program
• Full time Campus Ministry
• Regular celebration of Liturgy
• Service Programs and Retreat Programs
• 16 Interscholastic sports comprising 38 Teams
• 35 Clubs and Activities
• National Honor Society
• Student Council
“The school that makes a difference”
Conducted by the Brothers of the Sacred Heart
Academic support is available throughout the year
through after school tutoring, mentoring programs,
regents preparation and our student staffed Writing
Center, which is a conduit for student empowerment
and collaborative learning based on the university model.
Guidance, personal, and group counseling are part of each
student’s program. 24 hour access to school information,
grades, and school work is available at no cost to families.
A full range of extra-curricular activities, clubs, and sports
teams provide opportunities for our students to develop
skills, friendships, and have fun. Our teams include
basketball, baseball, softball, volleyball, track, football,
step and cheerleading. Activities include chorus, drama,
Caribbean Student Association, Junior Statesmen of
America, Speech Team, dance, service clubs, trips and
special events and many others. High expectations, a safe
and nurturing environment, and a spirit of Christian
fellowship are all part of the Nazareth experience.
Nazareth makes a sincere effort to assist students with our
scholarship and grant programs – in making a Catholic
high school education truly affordable.
Nazareth Regional High School —
Where Bright Futures Begin!
St. Edmund Preparatory High School
St. Agnes Academic High School
13-20 124th Street • College Point, NY 11356 • phone (718) 353-6276 • fax (718) 353-6068 •
2474 Ocean Avenue • Brooklyn, NY 11229 • (718) 743-6100 •
Principal: Mrs. Susan Nicoletti
Principal: Mr. John P. Lorenzetti
Contact: Ms. Kim Daly, Assistant Principal
Contact: Deacon Ronald Rizzuto, Director of Admissions
Enrollment: 350 young women
Enrollment: 750 young men and women
Tuition ’14–’15: $8,350 (all books and fees included)
Tuition ’14–’15: $8,975
Fees: $400, one-time registration fee
Fees: No additional fees
Dress Code: Uniform
Dress Code: Uniform
Choices Considered: All, prefer first and second
Choices Considered: First and second with some consideration for top third choice
Scholarships: St. Agnes Scholarship Exam on Thursday, November 6, 2014 – 4:00 p.m.
Scholarships: Academic scholarships are based on the results of a separate exam given at
St. Edmund Prep and an interview. Applications for the test will be online by early September.
TACHS Code #: 018
TACHS Code #: 008
Open Houses: Saturday, October 18, 2014 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Open Houses: Saturday, October 18, 2014 – Tours 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Thursday, January 22, 2015 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 – Tour at 7:00 p.m.
St. Agnes is a culturally diverse, college preparatory high
school for young women founded in 1908 by the Sisters of
St. Dominic that develops a strong foundation for lifelong
learning. Building upon each student’s faith and challenging
her full academic potential, our mission is to graduate
women who are open to growth, intellectually competent,
socially aware, morally discerning and committed to being
women of integrity and truth.
The Religious Studies program at St. Agnes instills an
understanding of being Catholic/Christian and fosters the
student’s personal relationship with God and one another.
• 4 year religious studies program focusing on all aspects
of social justice
• Outstanding Christian Service program
• Retreat program at each grade level
• School wide liturgies throughout the year
• Three state of the art science labs
• Programs of study are carefully structured to meet girl’s
individual scholastic needs.
• Students work with full time Guidance Counselors for
academic support, college information and preparation
and personal assistance
• On-site college admission interviews
• Advanced placement courses
• College credit offered through St. John’s University
• Science Research Program for advanced science studies
in affiliation with the State University at Albany
• Honors classes available in all subject areas
• SAT Prep integrated into the curriculum for all students
• Physical Education Program includes the opportunity for
students to enjoy classes in our state of the art dance studio
• Hands on access to the latest technology including
SMART boards, laptops and online databases
• Ed-line program allowing parents access to student
grades throughout the school year
• Excellent fine arts program
• State of the art science labs
• National Honor Society and Departmental Honor
• Recognition of students through the St. John’s Women
in Math and Science program
• 100% College Acceptance Rate
• Average class size of 24
Our sports program is open to all and because of our small
size; “chances of making the team” are good! With over
30 clubs & activities at St. Agnes, there is something for
everyone! St. Agnes is affiliated with New York Hospital
of Queens for student internships.
St. Edmund Preparatory High School is a Roman Catholic
college preparatory school for young men and women. Our
mission is to instill the Gospel values in our students so
as to empower them to become confident, self-disciplined,
active participants in society. We educate according to the
needs of each student and challenge each of them to achieve
academic excellence through practical learning experiences.
• We are an International Baccalaureate World School
offering an International Diploma.
• AP classes offered in all departments
• College classes offered via affiliation with St. John’s
• International World Scholars Honors Program offered
to qualified freshman
• Class of 2013 offered more than $15 million in college
scholarships with 99% of graduates attending college.
• An addition to the main building houses a library
and media center, a band room, an art studio, a weight
training room, a dance studio and the Eagles Nest
(school t-shirts, pj bottoms, etc.)
• Three state-of-the-art science labs
• Travel Study Program (Past experiences in Ireland,
Spain, France, Italy and Greece)
• Exchange Programs with schools in England, Australia
and China
• Full-time Campus Minister
• Part-time Chaplain
• The Emmaus Retreat Program offers the opportunity
for spiritual renewal for our Juniors and Seniors.
• Frequent community liturgies and prayer services
• Opportunities to receive the sacraments throughout
the year
• Christian Service program
• More than 30 clubs and activities
• A rich and varied sports program for both boys and
girls; 24 teams in 15 sports
• Award-winning student publications including a
newspaper, yearbook and literary magazine
• More than 2/3 of the student body participates in
at least one extracurricular activity
Every day is “buddy day” at St. Agnes! Please feel free to
call the school at any time – to arrange an individual visit
or to get more information about St. Agnes.
Find Yourself…Be Yourself…
Become a St. Agnes Student!
St. Francis Preparatory School
6100 Francis Lewis Blvd. • Fresh Meadows, NY 11365-2840 • (718) 423-8810 •
St. John’s Preparatory School
21-21 Crescent Street • Astoria, NY 11105 • (718) 721-7200 •
President: Brother Leonard Conway, O.S.F.
Principal: Mr. William A. Higgins
Principal: Mr. Patrick McLaughlin
Contact: Ms. Veronica Loehle
Contacts: Ms. Lisa Schaefer-Heuer, Director of Admissions;
Enrollment: 750 young men and women
Mr. Abelardo Leston, Assistant Director of Admissions
Tuition ’14–’15: $8,550
Enrollment: 2,700 young men and women
Fees: $350 registration fee
Tuition ’14–’15: $8,000
Dress Code: Uniform
Fees: One-time registration fee of $350; one-time assurance fee: $500; Payment Plans
and Financial Assistance are available
Choices Considered: All, first and second given preference
Scholarships: Full and partial based on Competitive Scholarship Exam – November 15, 2014
Dress Code: Uniform
Choices Considered: 1st preferred; 2nd and 3rd considered
Scholarships: Prep must be 1st choice
TACHS Code #: 020
Open House: Saturday, October 18, 2014 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
TACHS Code #: 019
Open House: Saturday, October 18, 2014 12:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
St. Francis Prep is a Catholic, college preparatory school in the Franciscan
tradition. We value the unique contribution each person makes to the school
community. Our curricular, co-curricular, and extra-curricular programs
enable our students to develop and nurture their spiritual, intellectual,
physical, and social gifts: The Four Golden Links. Together we create an
environment filled with academic success, respect, integrity, and joy.
• The spirit of Franciscanism manifests peace, love, and respect for the
individual, the community, and the environment as proclaimed by
Jesus in the Gospels.
• Our 12 Religion courses meet the psychological, cognitive, moral, and
spiritual needs of students.
• Our Campus Ministry team includes the Brooklyn-Queens Diocese’s
only full-time high school chaplain, three dedicated lay people, and a
Franciscan Mission Coordinator.
• We offer a comprehensive retreat program and dozens of
opportunities to participate in community service, including soup
kitchens, Midnight Runs, and programs for children with special
needs and underprivileged children.
• Our curriculum is a strong, innovative, college preparatory core
curriculum balanced with the opportunity to pursue the student’s
areas of interest and talent on a sophisticated level.
• The passing grade is 75%, creating a healthy incentive for students to
work hard and always do their best.
• We offer 16 Advanced Placement courses and over 30 courses
through our college credit program.
• Our extensive elective program includes every subject, including Art,
Business, Computer Science, and Music.
• In September 2014, we begin our one-to-one iPad Program. All 9thgraders will receive an iPad; iPads will be integrated into classroom
• We do not track students. We have honors classes in all major
subjects. Students enroll in honors and A.P. courses based on
qualification and interest.
• Class of 2014 was awarded over $98 million in college scholarships
with 99.6% of graduates attending college.
• Parents and students use Power School, a web-based information
system for communication, including report cards, progress reports,
assignments, and attendance.
• Our new Fitness Training Center is one of the largest in New York
State and has the latest fitness technology.
• We have an extensive interscholastic program with more than 180
city championships.
• Our 20 varied Physical Education courses help our students lead a
balanced, healthful life.
• Our curriculum guides students to respect and care for themselves,
others, and the planet as gifts of the Creator.
• Ten full-time guidance counselors provide academic, career, college,
and personal counseling.
• Through curriculum, clubs, and service, students recognize
themselves as members of and contributors to the world community.
• There are more than 80 after-school clubs and activities, including 15
ethnic and culture clubs.
Through our well-balanced and integrated program, students prepare well
for college and life beyond college. Our students have been recognized for
their excellence and achievements in all academic areas. U.S. News and
World Report® recognized St. Francis Prep as an “Outstanding American
High School.”
“That they may have life more abundantly” is the motto of St. John’s
Preparatory School. The motto comes from the Gospel of John and refers to the reason Christ came into the world - so that people could live
life to the fullest. It is this goal of helping young men and women develop
their full potential that St. John’s Prep is dedicated.
St. John’s Prep has a unique academic affiliation with St. John’s University. The Baccalaureate Program is a special program that allows qualified
students at the Prep to complete their senior year of high school at the
University. For eligible students this is a great saving of time and money.
The School was founded by the Vincentian Fathers in Brooklyn in 1870.
It is currently located in the residential community of Astoria, Queens.
The school building features large and well equipped science laboratories, state-of-the-art computer labs, wireless capability, smart boards, a
well stocked library, a band room, art room, a magnificent auditorium,
beautiful chapel, spacious guidance center, a large gymnasium, a fully-equipped weight room, an outdoor track, and its own retreat center.
The spiritual needs of the Prep’s students are fostered by teaching the
values, concepts, and practices of the Catholic faith. The values, concepts
and practices are conveyed not just through religion classes but through
an extensive retreat program and Christian service opportunities.
St. John’s Prep seeks to fulfill its Mission by providing a vigorous academic education that prepares students for the challenges they will meet
in the 21st Century. Advanced Placement courses are offered in all subject areas. Students in the Honor Program take supplementary courses in
Latin and Art History. To ensure all students at the Prep are successful,
courses are offered on different levels of difficulty; placement in the appropriate level is done on a subject by subject basis.
The Prep develops the social, cultural, emotional and physical development through extensive extracurricular and co-curricular offerings. Athletic teams are fielded in baseball, basketball, soccer, softball, tennis, track
and volleyball, and weight lifting. Performance groups consist of modern
dance, African dance, Spanish dance, jazz-rock band, drama, gospel choir,
and mixed chorus. The diverse cultural background of the students is celebrated through culture clubs, festivals and opportunities to travel abroad.
*For further information contact the Admissions Office at 718-721-7200,
ext. 699 or visit our website at
• T.A.C.H.S. Admissions exam
• Students must submit their 9th year application (6th, 7th, and 8th
grade marks) by mid-December.
• Students are evaluated through TACHS scores, school grades, state
exams, and attendance and conduct records.
• Get a first-hand look at St. Francis Prep. Schedule a “Buddy Day” to
experience what it is like to be a member of the Prep family. Apply via
our website to shadow a 9th-grade student.
For further information, contact our Office of Admissions or visit our
inspired daily.
St. Saviour High School
St. Joseph High School
588 Sixth Street • Brooklyn, NY 11215 • (718) 768-4406 •
80 Willoughby Street • Brooklyn, NY 11201-5265 • (718) 624-3618 •
Principal: Sister Joan Gallagher, C.S.J.
Principal: Sister Valeria Belanger, S.S.N.D.
Admissions: Sister Rosemarie Baglivio, CSJ, [email protected]
Contact: Mrs. Margaret Bernstein, A.P., ext. 11 or [email protected]
Enrollment: 300 young women
Enrollment: 225 young women
Tuition ’14–’15: $5,900
Tuition ’14–’15: $9,500
Fees: $300 registration and technology fee
Fees: $300 one-time registration
Dress Code: Uniform
Dress Code: Uniform
Choices Considered: All
Choices Considered: All
Scholarships: Based on TACHS, academic average and personal performance
Scholarships: Full and partial scholarships awarded to first and second choice
applicants based on TACHS scores & academic performance
TACHS Code #: 009
TACHS Code #: 010
Open House: Thursday, October 30, 2014 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Open Houses: Thursday, October 9, 2014 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Thursday, January 22, 2015 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, October 26, 2014 12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
or call 718.624.3618 to schedule a school visit
Established in 1904, St. Joseph High School is a sponsored
ministry of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Brentwood, NY. In keeping
with the Gospel values and the Charism of the Sisters of St. Joseph,
the faculty and staff in partnership with the students and parents/
guardians strive to create and nurture a love of learning in a
Christian community.
An education at SJHS encourages students to question, to challenge, to recognize and develop her gifts so that she is able to
make a profound impact on the world.
• Fine Arts Program
• Smack Mellon Art Internships
• SAT Prep Program
• STEP (Science Technology Entry Program) at Baruch, NYU
and Pratt
• Clubs and Activities: CSJ Leaders, Student Council, Speech
Team, Choir, Culture Club, City Explorers Club, Dance,
Drama, Glamour Gals, Newspaper, JV Basketball & Softball,
STEP Team, and more!
Since 1917, Saint Saviour has embraced the vision of its founders,
the School Sisters of Notre Dame: the pursuit of academic
excellence and service within an inclusive, diverse community.
• 65% of the senior class are enrolled in college-level courses
• Individualized honors program
• Recent college acceptances include: Barnard, Carnegie
Mellon, Columbia, Cooper Union, Cornell, Dartmouth,
Georgetown, Harvard, Macaulay Honors, NYU, U. Penn, U.
St. Andrews (Scotland)
• Average class size – 16
• Multiple Advanced Placement courses offered in each discipline
• 100% of graduates attend college. 75% of the graduates from
Class of 2013 earned merit scholarships
• Concurrent enrollment in college courses through St. John’s
• Arthur Ashe Institute
• Minimum 5-year foreign language study: Latin, French,
Spanish; college-credit available in each language
• Wide range of clubs and activities
• Offer a strong educational program that provides for diverse
learners and their individual achievement
• Summer Readiness Program for incoming
Grade 9 class
• Fine arts program with advanced study options in music and
studio art
• Motivate students to be responsible for their actions, rise
above peer pressure and be true to themselves
• National Youth Leadership Forum
• Create a climate characterized by high expectations
• Foster academic excellence, recognition and mutual respect
Over 95% of St. Joseph High School students go to college upon
graduation. Many students receive scholarships and attend fine
colleges and universities including: Barnard, Brown, Carnegie
Mellon, Fordham, Hofstra, Howard, Notre Dame, Johnson &
Wales, Marymount Manhattan, Mount St. Vincent, Pace, Penn
State, Polytechnic Institute of NYU, St. Francis, St. John’s, St.
Joseph’s, Seton Hall, Syracuse and Vassar.
• Retreat Program that is central to our mission
• Student Internship Program
• Junior Stateswomen Summer School
• Scholarships are based on TACHS, academic average and
personal performance
• High Speed Wifi access with BYOD program, Google
Apps for Ed, Windows and MAC based Computer lab,
Programming, Robotics,…
• Two qualified counselors provide students through their four
years of academic, personal, and college guidance.
• Active Campus Ministry
• Honor Roll status is rewarded by tuition reduction
• 4-year religious studies and retreat program
• Renting of building space provides tuition subsidy for
ALL families
• Community service supported and encouraged
St. Joseph High School...
nuturing dreams, creating futures since 1904!
• Competitive Varsity and JV sports program
• Faculty chaperoned international travel
Admissions Criteria
• TACHS Exam
• Submit student’s applicant record by mid-December
Saint Saviour—
where Liberal Arts, Science, Technology
and Fine Arts come together,
where we educate the mind, the heart,
and the spirit of young women,
where you will find your voice,
your confidence, your future.
Call 718-768-4406 ext. 10 to experience a Buddy Day or to
arrange a visit.
• State-of-the-art science and computer labs
Xaverian High School
The Mary Louis Academy
176-21 Wexford Terrace • Jamaica Estates, NY 11432-2926 • (718) 297-2120 •
7100 Shore Road • Brooklyn, NY 11209 • (718) 836-7100 •
President: Mr. Robert Alesi
Principal: Sister Kathleen McKinney, C.S.J.
Contact: Sister Filippa Luciano, C.S.J., Assistant Principal
Principal: Dcn. Kevin McCormack
Enrollment: 850 young women
Enrollment: 900 young men
Tuition ’14–’15: $8,200
Tuition: $12,670
Fees: $450 registration and technology; $450 annual fee (includes books)
Fees: $200 registration
Dress Code: Uniforms
Dress Code: Modified school uniform
Choices Considered: First choice given preference, all choices considered
Scholarships: Must take scholarship exam and complete the application for admission
Scholarships: Full and Partial Scholarships: Application due by Monday, November 3, 2014
Examination, Wednesday, November 19, 2014, 3:30 p.m.
CSJ Scholar Incentive Awards (service) based on TACHS, first or second choice
with application due December 15, 2014; applications available at
Choices Considered: All, prefer 1st and 2nd
TACH Code #: 011
Open House: Sunday, October 19, 2014 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
TACHS Code: # 016
Open House: Sunday, October 19, 2014 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph, TMLA is a college
preparatory high school dedicated to preparing young women
as future leaders for our world. We embrace our unique position
as a single gender school to help our students appreciate their
womanhood and to develop their gifts in an atmosphere which
fosters excellence, confidence and respect.
• Religious Studies curriculum with 4 Year Formation Program
• Liturgy and prayer services in school chapel
• Campus Minister and Priest Chaplain
• Service oriented Homerooms channel dedication of students
to the needs of others
• A challenging curriculum tailored to individual strengths and
• 100% College acceptance rate, including top tier schools
such as MIT, Johns Hopkins, Yale, Barnard, Columbia,
Georgetown, Brown, Villanova, Fordham, Rensselaer,
and Boston College
• Advanced Placement courses in every academic discipline
starting in 9th grade
• College Advantage Program with St. John’s University allows
students to earn college credit in a wide variety of courses
• Individualized Honors Program on all grade levels in all
course areas
• Student-Teacher ratio 13:1
• Average class size 25
• Full-time College Counselor, SAT Prep course at nominal
fee, program of Ivy and elite college visits
• Support and direction of the same Guidance Counselor
for 4 years
• Robotics and Forensic Science Program
• Fine Arts Program with major concentration in Art
and Music
• Multi-award winning program in French, Italian, Latin and
Spanish. School sponsored, faculty chaperoned international
and domestic trips
• Technology includes SmartBoards, computers, Ipads, Nooks,
and BYOT (Bring Your Own Technology), 40 online research
databases that can be accessed in school and at home
• The largest girls’ athletic program in NYC with championship
winning teams and intramurals; Cheerleading and Dance teams
• Over 50 clubs and extracurricular activities and events
Founded in 1957, Xaverian is a Xaverian Brothers Sponsored School
which fosters an environment of Christian values and promotes
the development of intellectual curiosity and service to others.
Xaverian offers a strong liberal arts core program, complemented
by the opportunity to enter a Pre-Professional Pathway of study.
There is a wide array of Advanced Placement and college credit
courses through St. John’s University and Syracuse University.
Xaverian students are also exposed to real world application of
knowledge through an Internship Program. Xaverian prepares
students for success in the global economy by offering the highly
acclaimed STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math)
curriculum through a partnership with Project Lead the Way. Our
unique educational approach is bolstered by the use of the iPad, an
invaluable tool which is issued to each student for his 4-year tenure
at Xaverian. With countless extra-curricular opportunities and
the award-winning MAX (Music at Xaverian) Program, Xaverian
students are given all the resources they need to develop impressive
resumes for their collegiate pursuits.
Xaverian’s Class of 2014 earned $23,279,608 in college scholarships.
Our graduates consistently earn acceptance to top colleges and
universities including: Princeton University, Duke University,
University of Pennsylvania, CUNY-Macaulay Honors College,
Boston College, Johns Hopkins University, New York University,
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, University of Notre Dame, Lehigh
University, College of the Holy Cross, the United States Naval
Academy, the United States Military Academy, and the United
States Coast Guard Academy.
Students applying to Xaverian have the opportunity to apply
for academic scholarships, music scholarships, memorial
scholarships and grants for sons of NYPD/FDNY, financial aid,
and a Catholic educator’s grant. Xaverian is easily accessible by
train (N,R) and bus (B4, B9, B64, S53, S79). Private bus service is
available for students traveling from Manhattan, Queens, Staten
Island, and parts of Brooklyn.
• Performing Arts Program offers membership in Glee Club and
Orchestra as well as academic courses in Theatre Arts
Arrange a visit—call for an appointment for a ”buddy day”—
during the months of September and October when you will
shadow a student, go to her classes, meet our talented faculty and
friendly students in a welcoming atmosphere. Please call 718-2972120 ext. 154 or email [email protected] to arrange a visit. Visit us
via our website
Discover the TMLA Difference
Cristo Rey Brooklyn High School
710 East 37th Street Brooklyn, NY 11203 Tel (718) 455-3555
President: Mr. William P. Henson
Why Choose a
Catholic School?
Contact: Admissions Office, [email protected]
Enrollment: 240 young men and women
Tuition ’14–’15 $2,000
Fees: $150 Registration (which is applied to the total tuition)
Dress Code: Business/Professional Attire
Scholarships: ALL students earn approximately half of the cost of their education through a unique work study
program; additional aid based on financial need
Cristo Rey Brooklyn is a Catholic high school that educates young people of limited economic means to become
men and women of faith, purpose and service. By offering
a rigorous curriculum, a unique work study experience
and the support of an inclusive school community, we
prepare our students to succeed in college and beyond
with the values essential to a fulfilling life.
Cristo Rey Brooklyn is one of 26 college prep high schools
in the nationally recognized Cristo Rey Network. Corporate Work Study Program:
The work study program enables students to earn 50% or
more of the cost of their education by working at leading
corporations and non-profit organizations. Students are
employed one day per week in entry-level positions and
acquire important —job-related skills, gain exposure to
potential career options, develop a strong work ethic and
build self-confidence.
College Preparatory Program
Our rigorous college prep curriculum is designed with
the expectation that all students will enroll, and succeed,
in college.
• Comprehensive College Guidance:
• individualized support
• college tours & workshops
• scholarship & financial aid assistance
• summer enrichment & immersion programs
• College & University Partners, national and local,
including St. Francis College, St. John’s University &
New York University
• ACT Prep
• Summer Training Institute for new students
• Academic enrichment
• Computer & office skills
• Business etiquette training
• Average class size: 24
Corporate Work Study Program:
The work study program enables students to earn 50% or
more of the cost of their education by working at leading
corporations and non-profit organizations. Students are
employed one day per week in entry-level positions and
acquire important —job-related skills, gain exposure to
potential career options, develop a strong work ethic and
build self-confidence.
Admissions Requirements
• Students must be 14 years old by September 1, 2014
• The student’s family must have a low to modest income
• The TACHS exam is not required for admission
• Admissions applications are available at or by calling
(718) 455-3555
Applications are reviewed for eligibility. Students who
qualify are invited to interview.
As parents, you want the best for your children. It is
because you wish them success in all of life’s challenges that Catholic schools are the right choice.
Catholic schools provide an educational program
based on religious beliefs and values, enabling your
children to grow in their understanding of themselves, their relationship with God and their relationship with others.
Catholic schools promote the education of young
people to their full potential; their teachers respect
and encourage real learning experiences. Your children acquire knowledge and develop the skills necessary for success in higher educational pursuits and
a wide range of careers.
and to experience the sense of accomplishment stemming from individual achievement and responsibility.
Take this opportunity to learn about Catholic Schools
in Brooklyn and Queens. Whichever school you choose,
you can be assured that your child will receive a strong
academic education in an environment structured to
have a lasting value.
Catholic Schools:
• Build character
• Foster community service
• Encourage involvement
• Develop real-world skills
• Shape leaders
Catholic schools offer a community environment in
which your children can discuss and live out the values
upon which their education is based. They are encouraged to contribute to society and to assume leadership roles in shaping public attitudes and programs.
• Reward achievement
In Catholic schools, young people learn to question, to
establish confidence in their own good choices in life
• Empower each student
• Reinforce values
• Allow for spiritual growth
• Embrace differences
• Raise standards
• Celebrate school spirit
Catholic schools admit students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. They do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of their educational policies,
admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs and athletic and other school-administered programs.
To the extent required by Title IX, they do not discriminate against any applicant, employee or student because of sex.
This brochure was compiled and distributed by the Catholic High School Principals’ Association of the Diocese of Brooklyn.
You Have Options.
You Have a Choice.
Come to the Catholic High School Fair:
Monday, September 22, 6 p.m.– 8 p.m.
St. Francis College
180 Remsen Street, Brooklyn
Between Court St. and Clinton St.
Wednesday, September 24, 6 p.m.– 8 p.m.
St. John’s University
Alumni Hall
8000 Utopia Pkwy., Queens
Between Union Tpke. and Grand Central Pkwy
Check the TACHS Web site at for the dates of these two High School Fairs.
Information for the Test for Admission into Catholic High Schools and our 18 outstanding Catholic
high schools will be available.
n Religious Values
n Discipline for Personal Growth
n Caring Environment
n Demonstrated Academic Success and Excellence
In Brooklyn
In Queens
Bishop Kearney High School
Bishop Loughlin Memorial High School
Cristo Rey Brooklyn High School
Fontbonne Hall Academy
Nazareth Regional High School
St. Edmund Preparatory High School
St. Joseph High School
St. Saviour High School
Xaverian High School
Archbishop Molloy High School
Cathedral Prep Seminary
Christ the King Regional High School
Holy Cross High School
The Mary Louis Academy
Monsignor McClancy Memorial High School
St. Agnes Academic High School
St. Francis Preparatory High School
St. John’s Preparatory High School