CSW2013: Queen of the Rosary Catholic Academy, Williamsburg

Growth and Success


CSW2013_QRCA2Queen of the Rosary Catholic Academy in Williamsburg is one of Brooklyn’s newer Catholic academies.
Formed as a joint effort among three parishes, the academy is continuing the tradition of excellent Catholic education handed down by its predecessors, Our Lady of Mount Carmel School, St. Nicholas School and Northside Catholic Academy.
Combining the resources of multiple parishes has provided the academy with a solid foundation for the present and options for future expansion. This transformation combines the heritage and traditions of the area’s educational institutions with technology.


Under the leadership of Principal Maureen Rooney, the academy is enjoying growth and stability. Building renovations, technology investments and curriculum updates result in a top-notch teaching institution.
As the area continues to be ethnically, culturally and economically diverse, the academy seeks to integrate its presence into the larger community, with the expectation that its good work will form young people who engage the wider world secure in their values and ethics.
The core curriculum is enhanced with foreign language, music, technology and physical education. The school features science and computer labs, SMART Boards and wireless Internet access in every classroom. Remedial attention and guidance counselor support are also available.
An after‐school program with homework help is offered, and there are also after‐school clubs.
Students receive competitive scores on standardized tests, and the academy takes great pride in successfully preparing its students for the academic demands of high school. CSW2013_QRCA1
Catholic high school scholarships totaling nearly $200,000 were recently awarded to our Class of 2013.