Holy Family School

  • Holy Family School-"making a difference one child at a time" Holy Family School educates students in Nursery through Grade 8 from 27 Catholic Parishes on Long Island and 26 Public School Districts.
  • Our teachers are New York State certified and join with the Administration in taking very seriously the trust parents put in us when they choose to send their child to our school. We pride ourselves in providing a safe, secure environment for our students; each of whom is known by name and loved for their God-given gifts and talents.
  • It is our mission to assure the best academic, spiritual, social, physical, and emotional experience for each individual student entrusted to our care.
  • We have our own certified School Counselor to assist students with the ever changing world we live in.
  • We are a National School of Excellence, and a Best of Long Island winner for Catholic Elementary School and School Principal.
  • We follow Diocesan Guidelines along with the Common Core Standards. We have a very strong Parish-School connection.
  • We offer Advanced Regents Classes in Math and Science to qualifying seventh and eighth graders. We offer both morning care and after school care supervised by our own certified teachers.
  • We have a modern Computer Lab for technology instruction along with lap top computers, Smart Boards and i-pads for daily use in our classrooms.
  • We offer 2, 3, 4, and 5 full and half day sessions for Nursery and Pre-Kindergarten.
  • We offer in school band, chorus and choir. Our after school enrichment clubs include bagpiping, tennis, chess, golf, computer design, languages, twirling, cheerleading, STEM, and much more.
  • We have an amazing after-school Drama Club.  We are active participants in our Parish CYO Sports program.
  • We participate in Middle School Sports.  Annually, 100% of our eighth graders that take the Catholic High School Entrance Exam are accepted in to at least one if not all three of the schools they choose.
  • We offer Academic Intervention as a classroom push-in, and in a small group setting. We have District provided Resource Room, Speech Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy and School Psychology Services in our building when necessary.
  • Our very active Parent Association supports our school through many "fun" fund raising events and activities.
  • Our School Board members are dedicated to their role as advisors to the Pastor and Principal. Working together they assure a quality education for every student-Come visit our school and learn more about what we have to offer.Private tours are available at any time. Call 516-938-3846 x329 for an appointment..

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other religious school association(s)
National Catholic Education Association
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedAll
Year Founded1960

Student Body

Total Students393 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade Holy Family School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size20 students
Number of AP Courses2 courses

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesTuition varies according to family size
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%


Total Sports Offered10 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Dance, Golf, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter TrackBaseballBasketball,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWinter Track,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Band, Choir, Chorus, Drama

Arts and Music Programs:
Chess Club, Italian Club. Bagpiping

School Notes

  • 400 students in Nursery through grade 8
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Hicksville
    Our Lady Of Mercy School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 417 students
    2.1 miles
    520 S Oyster Bay Rd
    Hicksville, NY 11801
    2.1 PK-8
  • Merrick
    Grades: K-12 | 169 students
    6.1 miles
    36 Smith Street
    Merrick, NY 11566
    6.1 K-12
  • Seaford
    Grades: NS-8 | 431 students
    4.9 miles
    4045 Jerusalem Ave
    Seaford, NY 11783
    4.9 NS-8
  • Hicksville
    Grades: 9-12 | 950 students
    0.4 miles
    98 Cherry Ln
    Hicksville, NY 11801
    0.4 9-12
  • Bellmore
    Grades: NS-8 | 340 students
    5.8 miles
    2341 Washington Ave
    Bellmore, NY 11710
    5.8 NS-8

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Holy Family School believes in and adheres to the tagline of "making a difference, one child at a time". We are blessed with an exceptional faculty and amazing families who work together to assure our children get everything they need; academically, socially, spiritually and emotionally to become productive and happy citizens.
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