As part of Catholic Schools Week, students from St. Saviour Catholic Academy, Park Slope, gathered food and supplies to donate to Midnight Run to feed the hungry of New York City.
In anticipation of Catholic Schools Week 2017, The Tablet proudly presents this special pullout section with valuable information for current and prospective Catholic school parents on Catholic schools in Brooklyn and Queens.
As we begin to celebrate Catholic Schools Week on Jan. 29, the theme: “Catholic Schools: Communities of Faith, Knowledge and Service” definitely applies to the academies and parish schools within the Diocese of Brooklyn.
Students within the Diocese of Brooklyn showed gains on the spring 2016 N.Y.S. math and English Language Arts (ELA) tests. Overall, a larger percentage of students in grades four, six and eight scored at the proficient levels (Levels 3 and 4) in both math and ELA in 2016 as compared to the 2015 tests.
Exciting things are happening this year within the Catholic elementary academy and parish school system in the Diocese of Brooklyn.
With a tradition of excellence in education dating back to 1863, St. Patrick Catholic Academy is a Catholic elementary school located in Bay Ridge. St. Patrick educates girls and boys from age three to grade eight in a supportive community dedicated to the legacy of the Sisters of St. Dominic.
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Academy is nestled in the heart of Sunset Park – a part of a vibrant, rich multicultural community. Students and faculty come from various parts of the world, which makes the academy community extremely diverse.
St. Ephrem School in Dyker Heights will commence its annual celebration of Catholic Schools Week. St. Ephrem has been a vital part of the Dyker Heights neighborhood for almost 100 years, and in that time has upheld the standards and traditions which make the community proud.
At St. Edmund Elementary School in Sheepshead Bay, the instructional program is designed to nurture students’ individual learning styles. The goal is to develop in each student the skills that will support academic success throughout elementary school, high school and college.
St. Athanasius Catholic Academy, Bensonhurst, believes its most outstanding quality is its Catholic identity. It is the underlying theme in all that the school community does each day. By actions, as well as words, the school teaches the ways of Jesus Christ, the Master Teacher, to its students.