Focus On St. Catherine Academy

by NYC Firm Schools on January 3, 2011

St. Catherine Academy is an all girls Catholic secondary school, offering classes for girls grades 9-12. The focus is on preparing students for college by providing challenging academic studies and teaching girls to live in faith according to the Catholic tradition. The St. Catherine values follow the tradition of Sisters of Mercy and are listed as follows:

  • Collaboration
  • Compassion and Service
  • Educational Excellence
  • Concern for women and women’s issues
  • World Vision and Responsibility
  • Spiritual Growth and Development

In addition to challenging academics, girls are afforded opportunities to participate in athletics and various clubs and campus and community activities. Sports include varsity and junior varsity cheerleading, volleyball, soccer, basketball, and softball.

Clubs offered to students at St. Catherine Academy include:

  • Art
  • Asian Club
  • Campus Ministry
  • Drama
  • Liturgies and Prayer Services
  • Mentoring Program
  • National Honor Society
  • Phoenix
  • Student Council
  • Through the Looking Glass
  • Yearbook

and a lot more.

St. Catherine Academy offers scholarships to students who qualify. Girls prepare for college through testing, college visits, and advanced placement classes.

Students study visual arts, English, modern language, health education, math, science, social studies, and theology. Parents can learn about curriculum requirements on the school’s academics web page.

St. Catherine Academy also stays in touch with each girl throughout the school year with various counseling sessions.

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