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UPDATED October 2018: Catholic, religious, and parochial schools offer rigorous academic study paired with religious teachings for an education that promotes both spiritual and intellectual growth. Many of the schools also offer art, music, language, extracurricular sports, STEM clubs, robotics, performing arts, fine arts, and technology to further learning, such as Chromebooks, Smartboards, and iPads. Find Catholic school, religious schools, and parochial schools in Nassau and Suffolk counties on Long Island, including Baldwin, Bellmore, Floral Park, Glen Cove, Hicksville, Malverne, Manhasset, Old Westbury, Oyster Bay, Roslyn, Syosset, and Williston Park in Nassau County and Commack, Cutchogue, East Islip, East Northport, Northport, Patchogue, Port Washington, and Riverhead in Suffolk County.
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Long Island’s Catholic elementary schools are 43 unique and beautiful schools in Nassau and Suffolk counties. Academically, the expectations of each student are high and the historical performance has been exceptional. The schools are differentiated from their public counterparts by their integrated program of learning and living the Catholic faith and values. We help instill the moral values, self-respect, and study habits that go on to serve our students well as they continue their education, and for the rest of their lives.
Since 1923, Holy Angels Regional School has illuminated hearts and minds of students through academic excellence and the values of Catholic faith. Our mission is to provide each student the opportunity to grow spiritually, intellectually, emotionally, socially, and physically in a safe and caring environment. Children’s success is based on the collaboration of parents, pastors, teachers, and administration. We offer a rich curriculum with innovative special classes, after-school activities, an early childhood academic program, an advanced curriculum, and unique campus setting. Give your children the advantage that lasts a lifetime!
HOLY CHILD ACADEMY
25 Store Hill Road, Old Westbury
Holy Child Academy is a premier, independent Catholic school, for children of all faiths, from toddler through eighth grade. Our exceptional teachers provide an intellectually challenging and creative program of study that develops a child's love for learning. The average class size of 14 honors the learning style and pace of each child. Our joyful whole child approach to mind, body, and spirit integrates art, music, and exercise daily. Students leave our beautiful wooded campus, as happy, responsible, and compassionate young adults, ready to excel (in high school and beyond). Visit us at holychildacademy.org.
HOLY FAMILY REGIONAL SCHOOL
2 Indian Head Road, Commack
Holy Family Regional School is a regional Catholic school located in Commack. We directly connect to the parishes of St. Josephs, Christ the King, St. Matthews, and St. Thomas Moore. The school is grounded on the teachings of Jesus Christ, which permeates everything we do. Students learn in a 21st century classroom using Smart Boards, iPads, Chromebooks, and many online resources. To add to the excellent academics, students have opportunities to participate in extracurricular sports, music, and STEM clubs. Our students have participated and won major middle school robotics competitions.
HOLY FAMILY SCHOOL
17 Fordham Ave., Hicksville
Making a difference one child at a time. Students come from 31 Catholic parishes, 34 Long Island school districts to be a part of this one great school. Our nurturing yet challenging program educates the whole child, in mind, body, and spirit. At Holy Family each child is known by name and loved for their God-given talents. Holy Family students share love, understanding, compassion, and kindness. Full- and half-day nursery and pre-K, kindergarten through eighth grade, morning and aftercare, academic intervention and enrichment, and after-school enrichment clubs. Call anytime for a tour.
Holy Trinity High School is a private, coeducational Catholic high school founded in 1966 drawing students from Nassau, Suffolk, and Queens counties. We seek to educate the whole person: mind, heart, soul, and body, and to motivate all students in the pursuit of truth and academic excellence, preparing them for future educational opportunities and service to both the church and to the world. We offer a wide range of advanced placement and college-level courses. We are also nationally recognized for our athletics, performing arts, and fine arts departments.
Our Lady of Grace is committed to providing an atmosphere that is conducive to spiritual and educational growth. The school strives to foster and maintain an educational experience for children from nursery to third grade, inspiring them to pursue lifelong learning. The school has offered high quality education for 50 years and is rooted in the core values of love, spirituality, respect, community, and beauty. Our teachers recognize that children learn in different ways and accommodate all learning styles.
OUR LADY OF LOURDES
76 Park Blvd., Malverne
Nourishing hearts, minds, and souls. It’s more than religion classes. Our faith comes alive when we live it. OLL provides an opportunity for each child to grow in knowledge, friendship, and love of the Lord while aspiring to reach their full potential spiritually, academically, and socially. All classes have a special Saint they align with and each year has a unique theme. Each child is known by name and loved for their unique qualities. We offer early childhood, lower school, and middle school with a special enrichment program. Aftercare available.
OUR LADY OF MERCY
520 S. Oyster Bay Road, Hicksville
Our Lady of Mercy School strives in the spirit of service and love to inspire our students to grow spiritually, academically, and socially. Our goal is to enable all students to meet the challenges of the future through a strong faith-based academic program enhanced by extracurricular activities. A variety of early childhood classes, full-day kindergarten through eighth grade, before- and after-care programs are available. Weekday, evening, and weekend tours are available by appointment.
OUR LADY OF VICTORY
2 Bellmore St., Floral Park
Our Lady of Victory School seeks to ensure that the Catholic faith within each of our students becomes alive and active through the light of instruction. Our school fittingly adjusts itself to the circumstances of advancing times while remaining true to our beliefs. Staying current on the latest technology, while being steadfast in providing excellent, faith-based instruction, creates an environment dedicated to the future of intelligent, well-rounded Catholics. Cooperation and support among home, school, church, and community are the cornerstones for the excellent education that is provided at OLV School.
SAINT AIDAN SCHOOL
510/525 Willis Ave., Williston Park
516-746-6585 x 9202, 9302
Saint Aidan School, in partnership with the home and parish, commits itself to nurturing students' lifelong faith formation, spirituality, compassionate service, and intellectual growth by promoting Gospel values and by fostering an environment of academic excellence. This is accomplished through rigorous curricula. We offer extracurricular activities, several early childhood programs, full-day pre-K through eighth grade, and after-school care program. Tours are available upon request.
SAINT MARY'S ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1340 Northern Blvd., Manhasset
At St. Mary’s Elementary School, our students flourish in an environment characterized by academic excellence, inspired faith, and creative learning, where they are prepared to achieve their greatest academic potential as they grow in mind and spirit. With small classes, skilled teachers, the latest technology, and exciting extracurricular activities, we inspire excitement in learning while integrating Catholic values into our daily curriculum, offering a strong liturgical life on campus, instilling a sense of service and outreach into every student, and promoting an atmosphere of respect, tolerance, and generosity. Schedule your tour today!
SMITHTOWN CHRISTIAN SCHOOL
1 Higbie Drive, Smithtown
Smithtown Christian School was founded in 1978. Its student body is comprised of more than 400 students from preschool through 12th grade, and draws from numerous churches and more than 40 school districts. The mission of Smithtown Christian School is to teach with excellence in the classroom and through life-on-life influence to produce exceptional young Christian leaders with a heart for God, a mind for truth, and a passion to change the world. The curriculum at SCS is designed to prepare students for college and exceeds NYS requirements for graduation.
ST. CHRISTOPHER SCHOOL
15 Pershing Blvd., Baldwin
St. Christopher School has been educating children for more than 90 years in a safe, caring, Catholic environment. Tours are always available. We offer programs for grades pre-kindergarten to eighth. We recognize that each child is unique and strive to help them reach their potential. We offer an AIS program, enrichment and STEM classes. Technology is integrated throughout the curriculum. Each student in sixth-eighth grades has their own Chromebook, and uses it in every subject. Extracurricular activities, before- and after-school programs are available.
ST. DOMINIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
35 School St., Oyster Bay
St. Dominic Elementary School, established in 1924 as one of the first Catholic schools on Long Island, provides an academic program for students grades pre-K through eighth. Our curriculum focuses on development of reading and writing skills, critical and computational thinking, and problem-solving skills. As a faith-centered program, we connect Catholic values to students' lives. An integrated STEM program, and student-based technology help make learning relevant, accessible, and current. Curriculum based on Next Generation Learning Standards, and guidelines of the NY State Education Department and Diocesan Office of Education.
ST. EDWARD THE CONFESSOR SCHOOL
2 Teibrook Ave., Syosset
St. Edward the Confessor School is a Catholic faith-based school located in the heart of Syosset, with more than fifty years of excellence in education. The Early Childhood program provides a strong foundation for the elementary school years, providing multi-faceted activities which allow the children to develop socially and academically. The curriculum in the elementary years uses many strategies to strengthen skills in writing, reading, and comprehension. The middle school students use Chromebooks to take notes, research, and watch tutorials. St. Edward’s incorporates 21st century technology including interactive Smartboards, iPads, and robotics.
ST. ELIZABETH ANN SETON SCHOOL
2341 Washington Ave., Bellmore
St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Regional School is an AdvancED accredited parochial school for nursery through eighth grade children providing a top-quality education since 1992. We offer an early childhood program that consists of half-day nursery, half- and full-day pre-K and kindergarten, as well as Our Time, which is a transitional program for children age 2 with a parent. “SEAS” provides a comprehensive curriculum that includes: language, music, art, computer technology, academic intervention services, sports, clubs, and after-school enrichment and care. At SEAS we learn and grow in respect, responsibility, and reverence.
ST. ISIDORE SCHOOL
515 Marcy Ave., Riverhead,
St. Isidore School provides educational opportunities that instruct students to have a sense of God’s love through liturgical, intellectual, and social experiences. The pre-K through eighth grade programs teach a faith-based academic curriculum with enrichment through fine arts, Spanish language education, technology instruction, and physical education. Eighth grade students take Regents exams in math and science. Our students are well prepared to succeed due to the rigorous academics and character building that takes place in our faith-filled environment. Welcome Wednesday tours are available by appointment. Before- and after-school care available.
ST. MARY SCHOOL
16 Harrison Ave., East Islip
For more than 100 years, St. Mary’s School has provided challenging academic programs rooted in the Catholic tradition for children in nursery through eighth grade. We prepare and inspire students to apply the gospel message to all areas of their lives. We encourage all to think, to question, and to analyze in order to take their place as productive, cultured, and educated Christians. We offer Early Childhood Nursery, pre-K, kindergarten through eighth grade, after-school activities, before- and after-care. Tours are always available.
ST. RAYMOND SCHOOL
263 Atlantic Ave., East Rockaway
St. Raymond is a Catholic elementary school dedicated to nurturing a Christ-centered community for more than 90 years where students serve God and others, develop their talents, strive for academic excellence, and become lifelong learners. Our academic purpose is to develop each student to achieve scholastic success. Spiritual, intellectual, emotional, social, physical, and aesthetic growth opportunities are provided while keeping in mind individual differences. We offer nursery, half-day and full-day pre-K programs, full-day kindergarten through eighth grade, after-school activities, and before- and after-school care.
Finally, a Religious School your children will love! Temple Sinai Religious School is committed to providing families with the richest, most creative Jewish learning opportunities, in ways that are relevant to today’s young learners! We offer flexible models that fit the needs of our families, including options for children with special needs. All our programs deliver the perfect combination of Jewish learning and fun. Under the direction of Cantor-Educator Elena Schwartz, Temple Sinai Religious School prepares children to take an active role in the future of the larger Jewish Community.
TRINITY EPISCOPAL CHURCH ROSLYN CHILDCARE CENTER
1579 Northern Blvd., Roslyn
At Trinity Episcopal Church Roslyn Childcare Center, we specialize in pre-K, preschool, and all-day quality childcare, and we look forward to welcoming you and your family! We are licensed for children from 6 weeks-5 years. Our commitment is to provide a loving, positive, spirited setting that builds self-esteem, and forms character and a positive self-image. We are open to people of all faiths or no faith, and offer all a respectful, broadly spiritual childcare program. Our teachers are highly educated and all are CPR- and First Aid-certified. Contact us while openings are still available!
TRINITY REGIONAL SCHOOL
1025 5th Ave., East Northport
Trinity Regional School offers half- and full-day programs in our Early Childhood Program and Full Day Kindergarten Program. Elementary grades first-eighth are offered. Our Early Childhood Program lays the foundation for a child to become a thinking, caring student. Our Elementary Program teaches our students all the major subject areas and students participate in field trips, contests, and STEM activities. All students receive daily instruction in our Catholic faith. Don't miss out. Join the Trinity Family, you will be glad that you did.