St. Brigid School

  • Nestled in the East Village, St. Brigid Catholic School is an educational beacon preparing Pre-K through 8th Grade students of all faiths for full lives.
  • Named after the patron saint of the arts, St. Brigid combines a broad-based curriculum with an emphasis on the arts as a means of self-expression.
  • St. Brigid will nurture your child's mind and spirit to be able to meet the challenges of a changing world.
  • Dedicated teachers customize their teaching approach to suit our students' individual learning styles.
  • In addition, we provide experience-expanding field trips, opportunities to participate in concerts and plays for the community and a unique Guest Artists Program.
  • St. Brigid offers a safe, community atmosphere, strong Catholic education and a structured learning environment, along with affordable tuition, free breakfast and lunch and an after-school program.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Title One Reading; ESL; Speech; SETTS
Year Founded 1856

Student Body

Total Students 249 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
96%
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade St. Brigid School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
66%
Average Class Size 20 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $4,613
Tuition Notes One Child (Catholic) $4613 (Non-Catholic) $4823 Two Children (Catholic) $6752 (Non-Catholic) $7087 Three Children (Catholic) $8110 (Non-Catholic) $8496 $250 Fundraising Fee per Family
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Jackie DeLucia

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. After-School Program, Bell Choir, Dance, Newspaper Club, Piano, Violin & Cello Lessons Bell Choir, Dance, Newspaper Club, Piano, After-School Program,
Violin & Cello Lessons,

School Notes

  • Nursery, Pre-K/3 through 8th grade
  • Full-day Early Childhood Program
  • Associated with St. John's University Partnership Program in literacy and math
  • Integrated hands-on computer education early Childhood through 8
  • SMART Boards in every classroom
  • Title 1 Remediation in reading
  • Hands-on art program
  • Music program
  • Choir
  • Handbell Program
  • Italian Language Program
  • Resource room with Specialist
  • Physical education
  • Dedicated and experienced faculty
  • Safe and nurturing environment
  • Small classes, personalized attention
  • Private busing
  • Early morning drop-off
  • After-school program
  • Fully-enclosed playground
  • Private tutoring available
  • Full Sacramental program
  • Cardinal Scholarships
  • Be a Student's Friend Scholarships
  • Private scholarships are also available
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