Christ, Academics, Community
St. Mel’s Catholic Academy serves the Whitestone and Flushing community with a dedicated staff and strong leadership, bringing academic excellence to students in grades nursery through eighth.
The academy fosters spiritual, social, emotional and academic growth in a nurturing Christ-centered environment.
As the first elementary school in the Diocese of Brooklyn and Queens with a 1:1 take home Chromebook program, the academy provide students with their very own Samsung Chromebook. A strong focus on technology includes Wi-Fi throughout the school, SMART Boards in every classroom, iPads, laptops and state-of-the-art computer labs.
St. Mel’s has high academic standards in all grades and curriculum, and students are consistently accepted into highly competitive, specialized high school programs in New York City.
One hundred percent of students are accepted into Catholic high schools. $350,000 in full and partial scholarships were granted to St. Mel graduates.
St. Mel’s is proud to offer free full-day Pre-K for all, as well as early childhood programs including Mommy and Me, Toddler Time and Nursery for children ages six months to three years old.
The academy’s long history of athletic achievement includes championships in baseball, soccer, volleyball and basketball. Extracurriculars include student council, cheerleading, yearbook, Girl Scouts, band, Oratorical Society and youth ministry.
Collectively, the community works toward meeting today’s challenges through creative thinking and technology, so students may graduate spiritually alert, morally aware and ethically empowered.
For more information, or to schedule a tour, please go to stmelsacademy.org, or call 718-539-8211.