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.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked NY School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 295 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,150
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 25 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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St. Margaret Of Cortona School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New York for:

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Attribute
School History

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
All
Year Founded
1911

Student Body

Total Students
295 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
46%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade
St. Margaret Of Cortona School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
90%
Average Class Size
25 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(School Uniform Required Daily)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
PK - $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 Offered
4 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Architecture Club, Painting, Student Council

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.
Profile last updated: 07/20/2021

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked NY School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 295 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,150
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 25 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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