Transfiguration School

Transfiguration School located downtown Manhattan, NYC. Established in 1832. We are warm, family-centered, non-profit, rigorous academic environment with a solid Catholic excellence.
Our Programs include academic subjects, religion, art, music, choir, computer coding, rhythm drumming, Mandarin, gym, and yoga classes each week for every student.
Pre-K 3, Pre-K 4, and K: Extended day program from 8:30 AM to 6:00 PM
Grades 1-8: Regular school program from 8:15 AM - 3:00 PM
After School Options for Grades 1-8 (Hours: 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM)
FREE After School for 6th-8th Grade with programs like virtual reality, cooking, photography, and more.
Elective enrichments are Hip Hop, ballet, piano, chess, art, theatre and coputer coding.
Faculty: over 75 mulitlingual teachers add staff- English, Spanish, Cantonese, and Mandarin.
Results: Students in 8th grades, over 80% per accepted to Specialized H.S. and all graduates recieved half and full catholic high school scholarships.
Expansive campus: three locations- Pre-K 3 & Pre-K 4 at 10 Confucius plaza NYC 10002
K- Grade 3 at 29 Mott Street, NYC 10013
Grades 4-8 at 37 St. James Place, NYC 10038 

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked NY School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Average class size: 24 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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Transfiguration School places among the top 20% of private schools in New York for:

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School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
English as Second Language
Year Founded
1832
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details
Awards
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2011

Student Body

Total Students
n/a
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
96%
State avg.: 41%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
45 teachers
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
70%
Average Class Size
24 students
List of Courses Offered
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(uniform polo shirt with pants, jumper or skirt )

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
% on Financial Aid
40%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$2,500

Sports

Total Sports Offered
6 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Chess, Computer Coding, First Lego League, Hip Hop Dance, Junior Lego

Arts and Music Programs:
Ballet, Chinese Dance, Piano

School Notes

Since 1832, Transfiguration School has provided academic excellence to successive waves of immigrants and their children. Today, the school remains a shining example of a dynamic community vested in the education of its youth. With an enrollment of over 400 students across three campuses, Transfiguration School is one of the most outstanding Catholic schools in New York City.

Statement of Beliefs
At Transfiguration, we believe in...
  • Nurturing the student in all aspects of learning, inspiring them to explore new opportunities and use their talents, so that they can take all they learn in and out of the classroom and grow into intellectually, socially and emotionally responsible young adults.
  • Trust, guidance, understanding and consistent encouragement promote imagination, creativity and exploration which optimize learning in a safe, happy, enjoyable environment.
  • Instructional practices must reflect the different ways and rates in which student learn.
  • As they learn to accept responsibility for their words and actions, students are strengthened at all levels of their growth spiritual, intellectual, social and physical. Developing respect, responsibility, humor and kindness are essential elements of this growth. An increasing desire for truth and justice in the world is the result.
  • Parents are the most significant adults in a child`s life. In planning for their child`s growth and development, a strong partnership between home and school is essential.
  • The high morale of a school`s faculty is a prerequisite for progress, stability and success.
  • Our educational program strengthens patriotism and the values our nation represents.

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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked NY School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Average class size: 24 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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