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COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

St. Catharine Academy has posted its reopening plan for the 2020-2021 school year. You can view the reopening plan online. You can also visit the admissions page to learn about our upcoming events. Updates on dates and events will be posted to the website throughout the year. Learn More

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade C minus
  4. College Prep
    grade B minus
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A minus
  6. Sports
    grade A minus

About

2250 Williamsbridge Rd
Bronx, NY 10469

Applying

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Application Fee
$200
Interview Required
No
Required/Recommended Tests
No data available  

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$11,000
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Received Financial Aid
46%
Average Financial Aid
$2,100
From St. Catharine Academy

St. Catharine Academy has been preparing young women in the Mercy tradition for college success, leadership and engagement in the world community since 1889. We offer a rigorous academic curriculum which includes Advanced Placement Courses, Regents Courses, and Academic Honors. Along with these courses, we offer a 1:1 iPad Program that is included in tuition, which allows our students to access their textbooks and take notes on their own personal iPad provided by SCA. Through our tireless dedication and commitment to our young women, we are proud that over the last six years our graduates have earned over $111 million in college academic scholarships and grants. Young women of all faiths and backgrounds are welcome to attend St. Catharine Academy.

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St. Catharine Academy Rankings

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1050
144 responses
Average ACT
24
15 responses

STEM at SCA

STEM opportunities include: courses from Robotics to Coding to AP Computer Science. Students have participated in summer programs including Harvard, Princeton, Georgia Tech, and Georgetown BioTech. Qualifying for States since 2014, the Robotics team is the first NYS All Girls team to qualify for the Robotics National Create US Open competition. Many graduates continue in STEM majors and careers.

Culture & Safety

Poll
100%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 16 responses
Poll
88%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 16 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 74 responses
  • Christmas Show
    22%
  • Field Day
    20%
  • Step-up Day
    20%
  • Ring Day
    15%
  • Spirit Week
    12%
  • Pep rallies
    8%
  • fine arts show
    3%

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Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
487
90%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 20 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 20 responses
90%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 20 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
17:1
Poll
88%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 25 responses
Poll
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 25 responses
Poll
96%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 25 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very High
Boys Athletic Participation
No data available  
85%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 13 responses
77%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 13 responses
77%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 13 responses

Living in the Area

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade D minus
Median Household Income
$49,964
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,288
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$401,973
National
$217,500

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