Catholic Schools Week 2017

Christ the King

Providing Daycare, Preschool and High School Programs Under One Roof

For over 50 years, Christ the King Campus has remained committed to serving its surrounding communities with quality Catholic education and programs.

CK Campus includes Christ the King High School with nearly 900 students, CK Kids which offers children the opportunity to participate in extra-curricular activities, and Christ the King Community Daycare with approximately 300 children. The Pre-K program within Christ the King Community Daycare gives free full-day Pre-K education to children 4 years of age.

Christ the King High School

Christ the King High School is an independent, co-educational Catholic High School with a four-year college preparatory curriculum. Located in Middle Village, Queens, Christ the King draws students from all areas of the city. The school is accredited by the Board of Regents of the State of New York and the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools. It is dedicated to creating an atmosphere in which all members of the student body can attain a high level of achievement based upon their unique abilities and relationship with God.

Christ the King has reached a level of academic distinction making it one of the most sought after private high schools in New York City. Each year, its students achieve academic excellence that results in millions of dollars of scholarships from colleges and universities across the nation. Christ the King’s dedicated teachers and support staff have demonstrated both the knowledge and commitment to make its academic program second to none.

The curriculum and extracurricular offerings at Christ the King are designed to allow each student the opportunity to maximize his or her potential. They include:

  • Honors and Advanced Placement Courses in English, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Foreign Language and Computer Science
  • Affiliation with St. John’s University and St. Joseph College
  • Microsoft licensed IT Program – Christ the King is proud to be among the first in the U.S. to offer this certification course
  • Campus Ministry and Community Service Program
  • Highly acclaimed Theatre Arts Program
  • A wide array of award-winning clubs and activities, including its Speech & Debate and Math teams, which have consistently been ranked within the top place winners amongst hundreds of high schools throughout New York State. Students can choose to join clubs and activities such as Art, Book, Broadcasting, Chess, Dance, Drum Corps, Forensics, Journalism, Marching Band, Mock Trial, National Honor Society, Newspaper, Photography, Prevention Leadership, Robotics, Technology Student Association, Video-Yearbook and Yearbook.
  • A nationally renowned sports program including: basketball, baseball, bowling, cheerleading, football, golf, handball, soccer, step, track and volleyball.

Christ the King High School students have scored as high as the 99th percentile on recent SATs and have gone to nationally ranked colleges and universities, such as MIT, University of Pennsylvania, Duke, Georgetown, NYU, St. John’s, Howard, Adelphi, Hofstra, Fordham, St. Francis, Pace, Skidmore, Boston College, The Macaulay Honors Program at CUNY, University of Connecticut and elite US Military Academies, such as West Point and the Air Force Academy.

The Board of Trustees of Christ the King High School recognizes the sacrifices that families make in order to ensure a quality, Catholic education for their children. Along with other measures Christ the King has taken to keep tuition affordable, the school offers:

• The Christ the King Continuing Education Catholic School Loyalty Award
This award is offered to students who currently attend a Catholic grammar school/academy. This award totals $2,000 over the course of four years.

• Four-Year Fixed Tuition Rate
You are guaranteed that your child’s tuition will not increase while attending the school.

Christ the King stands committed to offering its students a safe environment, an excellent education, a place to learn personal responsibility, an opportunity to build a strong body as well as a sharp mind, the challenge of competition in a first class sports program, and a home that places a premium on spiritual growth.

CK Kids
In addition to an advanced educational program, children can also enroll in one of the additional programs offered such as karate, dance, acrobatics, cooking and soccer. These programs not only supplement a child’s education with physical activity and social skills, but are also convenient. Children do not need to leave the school to attend these classes. Why run all over town when a child can do it all in one place?

  • Educational Programs
    Educational support programs for kindergarten through 12th grade are designed to review and reinforce subject matter and skills necessary to achieve success. A year-round private tutoring program offers individual educational support based on the students’ schedule and needs. Test preparation classes are the perfect option before big exams. Driver Education is open to all high school students.
  • Extra-Curricular Activities
    Dance, karate, hip-hop, acrobatics and cooking classes are offered for boys and girls of all ages and skill levels. Soccer and basketball clinics develop players’ individual skills in a non-competitive setting. Christ the King strives for programs to provide enjoyable learning experiences while building children’s confidence.
  • Summer Programs
    Don’t miss Summer Fun at CK! Christ the King has four exciting summer camps for children of all ages. Camps appeal to all interests: soccer, basketball, cheerleading, dance, drama, cooking, arts, waterslides, and karate. CK Kids also offers on-site Math and ELA programs. All activities take place on the CK Campus. Flexible scheduling, convenient location, sibling and multiple week discounts are offered.

CK Community Daycare/Preschool
In 1992, The Board of Trustees of Christ the King High School recognized a need in the local and adjacent communities for a high-quality child care serving children from the ages of six weeks through prekindergarten age. Christ the King Community Daycare/Preschool is a unique facility responding to the community need for professional child care, stressing academic and social growth.Parents feel secure knowing that their children are safe in a warm, loving environment.

The Christ the King Community Daycare/Preschool recognizes that the early years of a child’s life encompasses the most rapid intellectual and physical development. Christ the King Community Daycare/Preschool reflects a learning environment in which teachers and assistants challenge the child’s cognitive, physical and social emotional growth with an age-appropriate curriculum, uniquely designed for each age group. Each class also makes use of interactive rooms like the music room, computer room and art room, enhancing their learning experience by making it balanced and modern.

Christ the King Community Daycare/Preschool has a variety of programs and flexible schedules to suit families’ needs. Classes are offered year-round for children, from ages six weeks through five years old. Daycare is open Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Christ the King Community Daycare/Preschool also offers Pre-K. This program is for children 4-5 years old. Children must reside within the five boroughs of New York City. Christ the King’s Pre-K is a part of the NYC Pre-K for All program, and therefore is offered free of charge.

Extended-care hours for Pre-K students are available during the daycare’s hours of operation.

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