Cardinal Mccloskey School

  • Children living at Hayden House attend the on-site Cardinal McCloskey School which follows the NYS Regents curriculum which is mandated for public schools.
  • Education is considered an essential component of the Hayden House program.
  • The trauma of being removed from their homes is significant and severe enough for these children without further adding the loss of school time and class standing.
  • The Cardinal McCloskey School program is intended to maintain or reestablish learning patterns by helping children continue their education.
  • In many cases, children are able to achieve academic goals that they never thought possible.
  • Located on the lower level of Hayden House, the Cardinal McCloskey School was licensed by the New York State Department of Education in 1980, to provide a secular education following the NYS-mandated Regents curriculum grades 4 through 12 for the children living at Hayden House.
  • Children are required to take and pass all standardized tests following the NYS Department of Education testing schedule.
  • The school is staffed with a Principal, three teachers and two teacher aides and is in session from 7:45 AM until 2:45 PM, Monday through Friday, 12 months per year.
  • For physical education children travel to local bowling alleys, recreation centers and fitness centers.
  • During the summer session, the morning is structured as summer school and the afternoon is devoted to educational recreation programs.
  • Art and educational field trips are also incorporated into the day.

School Overview

School TypeAlternative School
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 7-9

Student Body

Total Students11 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
86%
State avg.: 28%
Students by GradeCardinal Mccloskey School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

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