St. Joseph Of The Holy Family

168 Morningside Ave
New York, NY 10027-0100
Tel: (212)662-1736
Grades: K-9 | 149 students
St. Joseph of the Holy Family founded St. Joseph's School in 1860 as part of its community outreach mission.
At the time, the church stood as the only Catholic parish on Manhattan's west side, so even though the school started with 30 students, it quickly grew.
By 1880, the school faced a problem--with close to 200 students enrolled and more joining each year, the work of its original, small staff was not enough.
The school's prayers were answered in 1882, when five School Sisters of Notre Dame arrived to help.
We believe that each student is unique and special and we share with parents the opportunity of nurturing a positive self-image.
Our efforts to develop the totally integrated person are oriented toward making the student a liberated and educated person; one who will socially mix with others and use his/her potential to work for the human rights of all.
In an atmosphere of mutual trust and security, we strive to instill in our students an understanding and appreciation of the diversity of family structures and ethnic cultures to which they belong.
We strive to provide the basic skills, applied knowledge and global view needed for life experiences.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-9

Student Body

Total Students 149 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade St. Joseph Of The Holy Family Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 9 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Harlem International Community School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Corpus Christi School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Corpus Christi School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • New York
    Corpus Christi School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-9 | 203 students
    0.3 miles
    535 W 121st St
    New York, NY 10027
  • New York
    Grades: PK-10 | 30 students
    0.4 miles
    2116 7th Avenue
    New York, NY 10027
  • New York
    St. Aloysius School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 229 students
    0.4 miles
    223 W 132nd Street
    New York, NY 10027
  • New York
    Grades: 2-8 | 30 students
    0.5 miles
    147 Saint Nicholas Ave @ 117- 118 St
    New York, NY 10026
  • New York
    Grades: PK-12 | 14 students
    0.5 miles
    2009 Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd 11
    New York, NY 10027

School Reviews

I whole heartedly recommend St Joseph of the Holy Family. The Sisters there instilled in me a desire for excellence which I carried through, Mother Cabrini High School and Fordham University.
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 07/24/15

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