Santa Maria School

Santa Maria School is a Pre-K4 through 8th grade Roman Catholic school in the Westchester Square neighborhood of the East Bronx. Santa Maria offers full day classes for all grades as well as early morning breakfast and aftercare programs.
Art, music, computer lab, a renovated gym, and a library with over 8,000 books are just some of the available enrichment oportunities, which complement the core academic curriculum.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked NY School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 499 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,725
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Mild learning differences
Year Founded
1951
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
499 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
98%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade
Santa Maria School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
42:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(Santa Maria School uniform)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
this is the cost of one child in the K-8 program. Rates vary dependent on number of children per family, parishoner status, and grade level. Please refer to our website for all tuition rates.

Sports

Total Sports Offered
5 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Band, Book Club, Choir, Yearbook

Club or Organization:
Art, Cooking, Drama, Girl Scouts

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Baseball Clinics

School Reviews

5  
My son is very happy with the school and the teachers are great to deal with. He loves taking dance, piano & band. thank you for giving us a wonderful school.
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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked NY School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 499 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,725
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Bronx, NY is $5,480 for elementary schools and $9,112 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Bronx, NY is 76% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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