Transfiguration School

  • The Transfiguration School provides students with a structured religious and academic education program stressing the tenets of our Catholic faith-service to others; value of worship; and the ability to make responsible, Christian decisions based on moral values.
  • In our pursuit of excellence, The Transfiguration School has created a student-centered learning institution that provides the children with a challenging academic environment within a caring and nurturing atmosphere, recognizing and respecting the individual differences of each student.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
National Association for the Education of Young Children
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedMild learning differences
Year Founded1949

Student Body

Total Students178 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Transfiguration School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size18 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(School Uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineFeb. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$7,100
% on Financial Aid
Admissions DirectorMargaret Kazan


Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.1 extracurricular
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Arts and Music Programs:
Band Program

School Notes

  • Transfiguration School, founded by the Carmelite Friars, is regarded as one of Westchester`s finest elementary schools because of its strong commitment to educational excellence.  Situated in historic Tarrytown, New York, Transfiguration opened its doors in 1949. 
  • Today, Transfiguration School is part of the Central Westchester Catholic School Region and continues its tradition of educational excellence.   It is not by chance that Transfiguration has earned a place of high recognition within the academic community.  Over the years, Transfiguration School has matured and grown adhering to the belief that a commitment to excellence in all areas of education would result in a school that would produce qualified, caring Christians.  
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