Saint George Academy (SGA) is a boutique, private college preparatory high school located on a residential street in the East Village in New York City. SGA is a microcosm of the ethnically diverse community it serves. SGA was founded in 1968 by the Fathers of the Order of Saint Basil the Great and the Ukrainian congregants of Saint George Ukrainian Catholic Church. Saint George Academy is committed to academic excellence and the spiritual and social development of every student. At SGA, we offer a program of rigorous core academics within the STEM curriculums with a focus on critical thinking, and offer 4 years mandatory of Computer Coding in order to prepare students for our changing digital world. Likewise, we offer humanities including Art and Music along with free ballroom dancing and modern dancing classes after school.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 49 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,500
  • Acceptance rate: 70%
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12

Student Body

Total Students
49 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 40%
Students by Grade
St. George Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
9 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
20 students
Number of AP Courses
3 courses
List of Courses Offered
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
The cost per student is $15,000, and half of the tuition is subsidized by the generosity of the Order of Saint Basil the Great. Tuition does not include a registration fee of $500. Currently, all students are eligible for Financial Aid and Scholarships.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Andrew Stasiw


Total Sports Offered
4 sports


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
5 extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Drama Club, Heritage Club

Arts and Music Programs:
All SGA students participate in the popular school chorus which is often times requested to sing for events at the United Nations.

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Ballroom Dancing, Modern Dance

School Notes

  • SGA offers a family-like setting, where teachers are compassionate and caring and where students benefit from individual attention. We cultivate the highest standards in academics and moral character development.Many of our graduates are accepted into some of the best universities in the United States including Harvard, Columbia, Fordham, NYU, and many others.We have a full sized gym located in our building where students have the opportunity to participate in our sports programs including soccer, basketball, and volleyball.It is by design that Saint George Academy maintains small classroom settings where students benefit from a real one-on-one interaction with their teachers.Within our friendly, warm, and safe environment, students are able to obtain the highest standards in academic and moral development.For more information about SGA, contact our principal, Andrew Stasiw at (212) 473-3323 or email him at us at SGA where learning and character development meet academic excellence!In addition to core subject, our vast array of courses include Computer Coding, Survey of Philosophy, Journalism, Computers, Art, Music, Chorus, Religion, AP Classes, Ballroom Dancing, and Modern Dance.
  • We enroll students of various ethnic backgrounds who are bright, curious, motivated and show strong academic potential. Our curriculum adheres to strict academic guidelines for learning as prescribed by the NY State Department of Education and we are certified by the NY State Board of Regents. St. George Academy (SGA) prepares students to be independent thinkers and productive citizens.  Our students gain a strong sense of self and citizenship, and our graduates go on to become leaders in society.

School Reviews

Currently my daughter is enrolled for the past 3 years, and wow... this school is really dynamic. There focus is on my daughter - they are small and give a lot of attention to every student. But they offer so much - Computer Coding is new and they really have sparked her creativity and given her a focus that she never had in elementary school. The new principal has made great changes and this school is really a gem.
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 49 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,500
  • Acceptance rate: 70%
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in New York, NY is $39,737 for elementary schools and $43,730 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in New York, NY is 60% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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