Our Lady Of Refuge School

2708 Briggs Avenue,
Bronx, NY, 10458-0104
     Tel: (718)367-3081
Grades: PK - 8 | 262 students
Our Lady Of Refuge School has been providing excellent instruction since 1923 by dedicated teachers in all subjects with heavy emphasis on mathematics, writing and reading.
We have recently added new Art, Music, and Computer programs.
Enrollment for 2014-15 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 262 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 90%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Our Lady Of Refuge School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 40%
Average Class Size 29 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(School Uniform Available From Company)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $3,650
Tuition Notes Tuition is payable over 10 months. (July-April)
% on Financial Aid 40%
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,200
Admissions Director Mr. Robert W. Billings
Admissions Associate Mrs. Christine Cassidy

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..
  • An After School Program with a snack is available each day from 3:00pm to 6:00pm at a cost of $8.00 daily. Parents may use this on a daily basis or  when needed..
  • 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 help students with their Math and Reading. A Guidance Counselor is also part of this program.

Profile last updated: 04/14/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Fordham Preparatory School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Our Lady Of Mercy School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Our Lady Of Mercy School (0.4 miles away)
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