St. Margaret Of Cortona School

St. Margaret of Cortona School is a Middle States Accredited Catholic Elementary School located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx.
The primary purpose of St. Margaret of Cortona School is to offer each child the spiritual, intellectual, personal and social foundation through which he/she will be able to lead a productive and fulfilling Christian life.
Our academic standards reflect a Christocentric philosophy where the Gospel is nurtured through a unified effort of parents, teachers and the total school community.
The students reflect our goals as they move beyond the classroom to celebrate and extend Christ's message to the Christian community.
Our school accomplishes these goals through its policies and procedures and through a unified curriculum, which utilizes varied approaches that attempt to meet the needs of each student while enhancing his/her individual abilities.
St. Margaret of Cortona School makes a commitment to each student and each family that we will work together to enhance every child's academic experience.
Our teacher's, faculty and staff are dedicated to recognizing every student's individual talents and to work with families to make certain that all of our students succeed to the best of their abilities.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Education Association
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Year Founded1911

Student Body

Total Students269 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
27%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade St. Margaret Of Cortona School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio19:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
10%
Average Class Size25 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(School Uniform Required Daily)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$6,950
Tuition NotesPK - $9,000 per year K - $7,500 per year
% on Financial Aid
35%
Average Financial Aid Grant$1,250
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%

Sports

Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Softball, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
SoftballVolleyball,

School Notes

  • St. Margaret of Cortona School is a Middle States Accredited Catholic Elementary School located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The primary purpose of St. Margaret of Cortona School is to offer each child the spiritual, intellectual, personal and social foundation through which he/she will be able to lead a productive and fulfilling Christian life. Our academic standards reflect a Christocentric philosophy where the Gospel is nurtured through a unified effort of parents, teachers and the total school community. The students reflect our goals as they move beyond the classroom to celebrate and extend Christ's message to the Christian community. Our school accomplishes these goals through its policies and procedures and through a unified curriculum, which utilizes varied approaches that attempt to meet the needs of each student while enhancing his/her individual abilities. St. Margaret of Cortona School makes a commitment to each student and each family that we will work together to enhance every child's academic experience. Our teacher's, faculty and staff are dedicated to recognizing every student's individual talents and to work with families to make certain that all of our students succeed to the best of their abilities.

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