Our Lady Of Refuge School

Our Lady Of Refuge School has been providing excellent instruction since 1923 by dedicated teachers in all subjects with heavy emphasis on Mathematics and Reading.
All students have access to Chromebooks.  We have recently expanded our Music program to include Band, violin and recorder.
We have After-School care EVERY day and also offer Scouts and Chess
Enrollment for September 2020 now open. Please call (7183673081)for more information or check out our website: www.olrbronx.com

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked NY School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 244 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,960
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 28 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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School History

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1923
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
244 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
100%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade
Our Lady Of Refuge School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
90%
Average Class Size
28 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(Uniform available from FlynnOhara)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition is payable over 10 months. (August-May) Financial aid is available.
% on Financial Aid
80%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$2,000
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Mr. Robert W. Billings
Admissions Associate
Mrs. Yolanda Mercado

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Chess club

Arts and Music Programs:
Band

School Notes

  • Art, Music, Computer and Gym classes are offered once a week..
  • Students may be dropped off as early as 7:15a. There is no charge.
  • An After School Program with a snack is available each day from3:00pm to 6:00pm at a cost of $10.00 daily. Parents may use this on a daily basis or when needed..
  • Other after-school offerings include band, chess, scouts and violin.
  • All students wear the school uniform
  • The school has teachers from the Title 1 Program to helpstudents with their Math and Reading. Counseling is also part of this program.
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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked NY School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 244 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,960
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 28 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average acceptance rate in Bronx, NY is 76% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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