Catholic Schools Week 2017

Sacred Heart Catholic Academy, Cambria Heights

Integrity, Service, Sharing and Respect

Sacred Heart Catholic Academy is a unique Catholic elementary school in Southeast Queens, which accepts students from pre-K3 to eighth grade. The school has a reputation for its religious education, solid academic curriculum, strong discipline and a safe family environment.

“In addition to a challenging course load, our students learn integrity, the love of service, sharing and mutual respect,” said Yvonne-Therese Russell-Smith, principal of the academy.

The eighth-grade class received scholarships from the most prestigious high schools in New York, including The Mary Louis Academy, Christ the King High School, St. John’s Prep, Cathedral High School, Cristo Rey New York High School and St. Francis Prep High School.

“We’re very grateful to have a school of this caliber in Southeast Queens,” said Marie Faustin whose daughter, a graduate, was accepted at St. Francis Prep.

Sacred Heart Catholic Academy and the Catholic high schools in New York City have a graduation rate of 99 percent.

Grants are available for qualified families. For information, call 718- 527-0123. The school is open 7 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

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