St. Andrew Avellino Catholic Academy

  • St. Andrew Avellino is a Catholic School whose primary mission is to instruct children in the teachings of the Catholic Church and proclaim the Good News of Jesus Christ.
  • Together we teach our students to extend an open hand to all and instill in them a desire to serve God, church, and community.
  • We believe that living out Christ`s message is our hope for the future.
  • As a Catholic Christian school we believe in the dignity and uniqueness of each individual, thereby encouraging each child to reach his/her potential and to develop and maintain a positive self-image.
  • As educators we strive to promote and model the values, skills, and knowledge that will enable children to maintain their individuality while respecting all others.
  • We serve as role models of Christ`s active presence in the world.
  • It is our goal to develop the whole person in a Christ-centered, nurturing environment.
  • It is the aim of the administration and faculty to strive to meet individual abilities, differences, and learning styles.
  • We believe in a holistic approach that fosters the academic, social, emotional, physical, and spiritual development of all our students.
  • Our academic program builds a foundation of basic skills and knowledge so students can excel in a competitive, diversified, and technological society.
  • Students are provided with experiences that allow them to use their creativity and special talents to discover new things and expand their horizons.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedSETTS teacher

Student Body

Total Students282 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade St. Andrew Avellino Catholic Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio17:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size25 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$5,050


Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
SoccerTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Debate Club, Girl Scouts

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Club, Beginner and Advanced Band, Chorus, Percussion Ensemble, String Ensemble
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Flushing
    Grades: PK-9 | 658 students
    1.4 miles
    4550 195th St
    Flushing, NY 11358
    1.4 PK-9
  • Bayside
    Grades: NS-8 | 439 students
    2.8 miles
    21601 38th Avenue
    Bayside, NY 11361
    2.8 NS-8
  • Fresh Meadows
    Grades: K-8 | 140 students
    1.9 miles
    19310 Peck Ave
    Fresh Meadows, NY 11365
    1.9 K-8
  • Fresh Meadows
    Grades: NS-8 | 214 students
    1.7 miles
    74-15 175th Street
    Fresh Meadows, NY 11366
    1.7 NS-8

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
My daughter began attending St. Andrew`s in fourth grade after graduating from a wonderful NYC public school that only went up to third grade. As much as we liked our former NYC school, St. Andrew`s has been even more special to my daughter. From her very first day at St. Andrew`s, she was embraced by the children in her new class and made to feel welcome and a part of the St. Andrew`s family. The transition was a breeze. She adored her fourth grade teacher, who made learning fun, and amazingly allowed the children to freely express themselves. She enjoyed music, chorus, drama and an incredible art class (and art teacher!) that encouraged her creativity; none of these were available to her at our former NYC school because of budget cuts. She began attending the basketball clinic and joined the volleyball team. She loved her new principal, Mrs. Hanna, who made pancakes for the kids, knew everyone by his or her first name, and reviewed and commented on every test. All of which continued into fifth grade, and now in sixth. I also love St. Andrew`s-the class sizes are small so the children get individualized attention from the wonderful teachers; it provides a strong foundation for math and English, including the basics like grammar and writing, which public schools do not focus on; it challenges the children intellectually and creatively, including offering advanced classes at the middle school; it teaches the children good values and social responsibility, and prepares them for high school, college and life, and not just to pass the NYS exams. Most of all, I love the warm and caring environment and the feeling that we are all one big family. Tuition assistance is available so don`t settle for public school when you can give your child the benefits of a private school education. I feel so fortunate to have found St. Andrew`s and I encourage parents to visit the school. You may find your child`s new "home away from home."
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St. Andrew's is an outstanding school. It is a pleasure coming to work each day. We strive on a daily basis to meet the needs of all the children we serve. Special needs students are supported with services they require to help them succeed. Our non-English speaking students are given ESL classes twice a week. Advanced students are afforded opportunities that will challenge them such as Earth Science and Math 9. We consistently have the highest state exam test scores in our area. Extracurricular activities are abundant and opportunities to be involved in our parish are plentiful. The principal is a terrific leader and takes great pride in her school. She knows every child, has an open-door policy, and resolves any problem in a timely fashion. St. Andrew's....a home away from home!
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