Our Lady Of Refuge School

2708 Briggs Avenue
Bronx, NY 10458-0104
Tel: (718)367-3081
Grades: PK-8 | 273 students
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Our Lady Of Refuge School has been providing excellent instruction since 1923 by dedicated teachers in all subjects with heavy emphasis on Mathematics and Reading.
We have recently added Art, Music, and Computer programs.
Enrollment for 2016-17 is underway.
A limited number of spaces are still available.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Education Association
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD Support Yes
Year Founded 1923

Student Body

Total Students 273 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
90%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Our Lady Of Refuge School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%
Average Class Size 29 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Uniform avaailable from FlynnOhara)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $3,993
Tuition Notes Tuition is payable over 10 months. (August-May)
% on Financial Aid
75%
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,500
Acceptance Rate
75%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Mr. Robert W. Billings
Admissions Associate Mrs. Yolanda Mercado

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Band, Cheerleaders, Chess club, ITV Band, Cheerleaders, Chess club, ITV,

School Notes

  • Art, Music, Computer and Gym classes are offered once a week..
  • Students may be dropped off as early as 7:15a. There is no charge.
  • An After School Program with a snack is available each day from3:00pm to 6:00pm at a cost of $8.00 daily. Parents may use this on a daily basis or when needed..
  • Other after-school offerings include band, chess, cheerleaders, dance and tutoring.
  • All students wear the school uniform
  • A CSW on the school staff visits once a week and meets with parents and students referred to her by the principal..
  • The school has teachers from the Title 1 Program to helpstudents with their Math and Reading. A Guidance Counselor is alsopart of this program.
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