Ss Philip & James School

1160 E 213th St,
Bronx, NY, 10469-0104
Tel: (718)882-4576
Saints Philip and James Elementary School is an academic institution, which provides students, with a strong moral and intellectual foundation, within an, essentially, Catholic-Christian environment.
We are committed toward growth in leadership, as well as in fostering, academic opportunities, which will enable our students to develop spiritually, intellectually and socially.
Administrators, teachers and parents are mutually supportive in emphasizing the implementation of contemporary pedagogical state and archdiocesan standards, as pertains to teaching content and methods.
The mission of Saints Philip and James Parochial School is directed toward providing a solid academic foundation, for our students, so as to prepare them for a personally fulfilling, successful and value-based future.
These values are based in the humanist tradition of the Catholic-Christian faith.
We believe that quality Catholic-Christian education is an education of the entire human person and as such requires a particular set of educational priorities, which serve to address the spiritual, intellectual, emotional, and physical needs of our student body.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 9
Year Founded 1959

Student Body

Total Students 248 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 90%
State avg.: 27%
Students by Grade Ss Philip & James School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 26 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(grey pant and polo shirt with school)

Finances and Admission

Yearly Tuition Cost $440
Average Financial Aid Grant $140
Admissions Director Catherine Lavelle, Principal
Admissions Associate Diane Dixon

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is New Covenant Christian School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is New Covenant Christian School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Lavelle School For The Blind (0.4 miles away)
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