Good Counsel Academy Elementary School

Tel: (914)761-4423
Grades: PK-8 | 168 students
Academy Of Our Lady Of Good Counsel is a private school sponsored by the Sisters of the Divine Compassion.
It is chartered by the Board of Regents of the State of New York, accredited by the Middle States of Association of College and Schools and offers a quality education for children Pre-kindergarten through grade 8.
A strong academic program taught in an atmosphere of caring is the hallmark of a Good Counsel education.
For over a century, the Sisters of the Divine Compassion have equipped generations with a love of learning and with decision making skills based on Christian values.
To date, countless young people have benefited from a GCA experience.
Good Counsel is a private school sponsored by the Sisters of Divine Compassion.
Children of diverse religion and cultures are accepted on a equal basis.
Religious studies as well as a strong Christian way of life provide the background for the overall atmosphere of peace and compassion.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students 168 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Good Counsel Academy Elementary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Ny School For The Deaf (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. John Evangelist School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. John Evangelist School (0.5 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • White Plains
    Grades: PK-8 | 135 students
    0.5 miles
    146 Hamilton Avenue
    White Plains, NY 10601
  • West Harrison
    Grades: K-9 | 91 students
    0.9 miles
    45 Gainsborg Ave E
    West Harrison, NY 10604
  • White Plains
    Grades: NS-1 | 139 students
    1.2 miles
    200 Old Tarrytown Road
    White Plains, NY 10603
  • White Plains
    John A Coleman School
    Special Education School
    Grades: PK | 109 students
    1.4 miles
    317 North St
    White Plains, NY 10605
  • White Plains
    Grades: KG-8 | 203 students
    1.9 miles
    888 Mamaroneck Ave
    White Plains, NY 10605

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?

 I give permission to post this review online for other visitors to read.
Area Statistics
Rental Market Monitor
Recent Articles
The A to Z of Private Schools
October 04, 2015
This A-Z list is designed to make you aware of the many things involved in choosing the right school for your child.
Is Your Skill-set Still on Release 1.0?
September 20, 2015
It is easy to fall into the trap of not keeping your skill-set current. There's no time and no need anyway. We look at why you need to keep things current and offer some suggestions as to how to proceed.
5 Reasons You Might Be Looking At The Wrong Schools
September 07, 2015
Choosing the right school for your child is a major project. We look a five reasons why you might be looking at the wrong schools.
Request Information
I am a:      
Name of parent:
First name:
Middle name:
Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
Applying for financial aid?:
Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Westchester County, NY is $5,716 for elementary schools and $23,475 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Westchester County, NY is 75% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).