Founded in 1949 by the Carmelite Fathers, The Transfiguration School has a distinguished history of educating leaders who are intellectually competent, open to growth, committed to serving others, and rooted in faith.
Transfiguration graduates are among the most successful in the Central Westchester Catholic School Region earning scholarships to private or Catholic college preparatory schools averaging some half-million dollars annually.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked NY School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 170 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,450
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Learning Difference Programs
Learning Programs Supported
Mild learning differences
Year Founded

Student Body

Total Students
170 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade
Transfiguration School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
17 students
Classroom Dress Code
(School Uniform)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
The annual tuition for 2021-2022 is $7,450. The Archdiocesan Family Grant is $1,500 per eligible child. Tuition for five-day, full-day PreK (3-and 4-year-olds): $8,050
% on Financial Aid


Total Sports Offered
5 sports


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
3 extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Drama productions, Scouting

Arts and Music Programs:
Band Program

School Notes

  • The Transfiguration School provides students with a structured, faith-based, and academically rigorous education program. We strive to create a community of servant-leaders who are dedicated to advancing the common good and believe in forming young men and women of competence, conscience and compassion.
  • Located in the heart of Tarrytown on a quiet, wooded campus, Transfiguration School is minutes away from Metro North, the Governor Mario Cuomo Bridge, and I-87. Need-based scholarships are available for students in Kindergarten through grade eight.
  • Accredited by AdvanceEd, The Transfiguration School is staffed by dedicated, experienced New York State-certified teachers. Teaching assistants are employed in all Pre-K, Kindergarten and first-grade classrooms. Our curriculum follows the National Common Core Learning Standards (CCLS). We offer Spanish language instruction for all grades, an advanced math program for students in grades five through eight, fully-equipped, STEM lab and multi-media/library center.
  • A remedial resource teacher is available on staff and an after school program staffed by teachers is available until 6:00 p.m.
Profile last updated: 07/13/2021

School Reviews

Endorse Transfiguration School. Endorsements should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards
Endorse this school:

Recent Articles

Teen Travel In Uncertain Times
Teen Travel In Uncertain Times
Most adults find traveling more complicated and challenging that it was pre-pandemic. We offer some suggestions for safe teen travel in these uncertain times.
Using Facebook, YouTube and Pinterest to Promote Your School
Using Facebook, YouTube and Pinterest to Promote Your School
Social media is an effective marketing tool for your school. Here are some suggestions for using Facebook, YouTube and Pinterest.
Should Teachers Be Unionized?
Should Teachers Be Unionized?
One of the basic differences between private and public schools is the fact that most public school teachers belong to a union. Should teachers be unionized?

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked NY School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 170 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,450
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Request Information

Did You Know?

The average private school tuition in Westchester County, NY is $21,210 for elementary schools and $27,077 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Westchester County, NY is 68% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

Quick Links