St. Brigid School

185 E 7th Street
New York, NY 10009-0100
Tel: (212)677-5210
Grades: NS-8 | 249 students
Nestled in the East Village, St. Brigid Catholic School is an educational beacon preparing Pre-K through 8th Grade students of all faiths for full lives.
Named after the patron saint of the arts, St. Brigid combines a broad-based curriculum with an emphasis on the arts as a means of self-expression.
St. Brigid will nurture your child's mind and spirit to be able to meet the challenges of a changing world.
Dedicated teachers customize their teaching approach to suit our students' individual learning styles.
In addition, we provide experience-expanding field trips, opportunities to participate in concerts and plays for the community and a unique Guest Artists Program.
St. Brigid offers a safe, community atmosphere, strong Catholic education and a structured learning environment, along with affordable tuition, free breakfast and lunch and an after-school program.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Title One Reading; ESL; Speech; SETTS
Year Founded 1856

Student Body

Total Students 249 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade St. Brigid School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 20 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Classroom Dress Code Formal

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $4,613
Tuition Notes One Child (Catholic) $4613 (Non-Catholic) $4823 Two Children (Catholic) $6752 (Non-Catholic) $7087 Three Children (Catholic) $8110 (Non-Catholic) $8496 $250 Fundraising Fee per Family
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Mr. Christian Mariano


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. After-School Program, Bell Choir, Dance, Newspaper Club, Piano, Violin & Cello Lessons Bell Choir, Dance, Newspaper Club, Piano, After-School Program,
Violin & Cello Lessons,

School Notes:

  • Nursery, Pre-K/3 through 8th grade
  • Full-day Early Childhood Program
  • Associated with St. John's University Partnership Program in literacy and math
  • Integrated hands-on computer education early Childhood through 8
  • SMART Boards in every classroom
  • Title 1 Remediation in reading
  • Hands-on art program
  • Music program
  • Choir
  • Handbell Program
  • Italian Language Program
  • Resource room with Specialist
  • Physical education
  • Dedicated and experienced faculty
  • Safe and nurturing environment
  • Small classes, personalized attention
  • Private busing
  • Early morning drop-off
  • After-school program
  • Fully-enclosed playground
  • Private tutoring available
  • Full Sacramental program
  • Cardinal Scholarships
  • Be a Student's Friend Scholarships
  • Private scholarships are also available

Profile last updated: 09/15/2015

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is The Cooke Center School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cornelia Connelly Center (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Mary Help Of Christians (0.3 miles away)
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  • New York
    Cornelia Connelly Center
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 5-8 | 64 students
    0.2 miles
    220 E 4th St
    New York, NY 10009
  • New York
    George Jackson Academy
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 4-8 | 130 students
    0.3 miles
    104 Saint Marks Place
    New York, NY 10009
  • New York
    Mary Help Of Christians
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 156 students
    0.3 miles
    435 E 11th Street
    New York, NY 10009
  • New York
    Grades: PK-8 | 267 students
    0.4 miles
    419 E 13th St
    New York, NY 10009
  • New York
    The Cooke Center School
    Special Education School
    Grades: K-12 | 280 students
    0.4 miles
    219 Stanton Street
    New York, NY 10002

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