St. Brendan Academy opened in September 1931, with a staff of three sisters - Sr.
M. Anita, Sr. M. Catherine, and Sr. M. Paula - and a registration of twenty-five students.
The Parish's Fiftieth Anniversary Booklet relates, "The small numbers in faculty and students were more than compensated for by the spirit of hope and optimism and the desire to learn." The original program provided only a ninth grade curriculum; an additional grade was added each year until a full four-year academic course was completed.
Nineteen girls, the first graduation class were granted diplomas in 1935.
The St. Brendan Community School of Music is quickly gaining the reputation as a premiere music school in the North Bronx serving families throughout New York City and Westchester.
The school's studios are housed on the 2nd and 3rd floors of St.
Brendan's Convent. Quality and affordable lessons are offered in piano, guitar, voice, strings, winds, and brass.
Teachers are conservatory-trained and teach both children and adults. Piano students will have the opportunity to perform on a beautiful newly donated grand piano.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 344 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students
344 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
86%
State avg.: 40%
Students by Grade
St. Brendan School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
31:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

School Notes

  • St. Brendan Academy opened in September 1931, with a staff of three sisters - Sr. M. Anita, Sr. M. Catherine, and Sr. M. Paula - and a registration of twenty-five students. The Parish's Fiftieth Anniversary Booklet relates, "The small numbers in faculty and students were more than compensated for by the spirit of hope and optimism and the desire to learn." The original program provided only a ninth grade curriculum; an additional grade was added each year until a full four-year academic course was completed. Nineteen girls, the first graduation class were granted diplomas in 1935. The St. Brendan Community School of Music is quickly gaining the reputation as a premiere music school in the North Bronx serving families throughout New York City and Westchester. The school's studios are housed on the 2nd and 3rd floors of St. Brendan's Convent. Quality and affordable lessons are offered in piano, guitar, voice, strings, winds, and brass. Teachers are conservatory-trained and teach both children and adults. Piano students will have the opportunity to perform on a beautiful newly donated grand piano.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

School Calendar

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Date
Columbus Day School Closed
October 10, 2022 (Monday)
School Closed- K-8 Regional PD conference
October 17, 2022 (Monday)
School Closed- Archdiocesan conference
October 20, 2022 (Thursday)

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 344 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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