St Margaret Of Cortona School

452 W 260th St
Bronx, NY 10471-0104
Tel: (718)549-8580
Grades: PK-8 | 289 students
St. Margaret of Cortona School is a Middle States Accredited Catholic Elementary School located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx.
The primary purpose of St. Margaret of Cortona School is to offer each child the spiritual, intellectual, personal and social foundation through which he/she will be able to lead a productive and fulfilling Christian life.
Our academic standards reflect a Christocentric philosophy where the Gospel is nurtured through a unified effort of parents, teachers and the total school community.
The students reflect our goals as they move beyond the classroom to celebrate and extend Christ’s message to the Christian community.
Our school accomplishes these goals through its policies and procedures and through a unified curriculum, which utilizes varied approaches that attempt to meet the needs of each student while enhancing his/her individual abilities.
St. Margaret of Cortona School makes a commitment to each student and each family that we will work together to enhance every child’s academic experience.
Our teacher’s, faculty and staff are dedicated to recognizing every student’s individual talents and to work with families to make certain that all of our students succeed to the best of their abilities.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students 289 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade St Margaret Of Cortona School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 22:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Sar High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sar Academy (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Riverdale Country School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bronx
    Grades: 9-12 | 463 students
    0.1 miles
    503 W 259th St
    Bronx, NY 10471
  • Bronx
    Sar Academy
    All-girls (Jewish)
    Grades: K-9 | 856 students
    0.5 miles
    655 W 254th St
    Bronx, NY 10471
  • Bronx
    Grades: PK-12 | 1157 students
    0.6 miles
    5250 Fieldston Road
    Bronx, NY 10471
  • Bronx
    Grades: 9-12 | 73 students
    0.7 miles
    450 W 250th St
    Bronx, NY 10471
  • Yonkers
    Grades: PK-2 | 58 students
    0.8 miles
    15 Leroy Ave
    Yonkers, NY 10705

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