Our Lady Of Refuge School

2708 Briggs Avenue
Bronx, NY 10458
Tel: (718)367-3081
Grades: PK-8 | 282 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
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1923

Student Body

Total Students 282 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 21:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
90%
Average Class Size 28 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
80%
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, 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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