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Private Christian High Schools in New York

    Convent of the Sacred Heart

    • The Convent of the Sacred Heart is a Roman Catholic-affiliated, all-female private school in Manhattan. Around 670 students are enrolled at the school, from pre-kindergarten through grade 12. The Convent of the Sacred Heart is the oldest independent school for girls and was first housed in a Madison Avenue brownstone when it was established in 1881. With tuition for the 2010-2011 school year at $35,615, it is also one of the more expensive schools in Manhattan. Financial aid is available and around 18% of the student body receive it. Along with academic goals, the overall aims of the school are founded by love and building relationships.

    Xavier High School

    • Founded in 1847, Xavier High School in New York City is an all-male Jesuit Apostolate private school that serves more than 900 students from grades 9 through 12. The goals of Xavier High School are to prepare students for life after graduation in an urban, multicultural community, encouraging them to be compassionate and competent through learning, service and faith. Tuition for the 2010-2011 school year is $12,325. Financial aid is available and in previous years, the school has awarded around 30% of its students between $1,500 and $6,000 in financial aid.

    Loyola School

    • Loyola School, situated on Park Avenue, New York, is a private, coeducational Jesuit high school. The school serves around 200 students from grades 9 through 12, providing a close-knit community of students and teachers. Loyola School, which was founded in 1900, offers a rigorous curriculum that focuses on academic excellence alongside opportunities for intellectual, spiritual and emotional growth. Tuition for the 2011-2012 academic year is $29,400. The school offers merit-based scholarships and need-based financial aid.

    Cathedral High School

    • Cathedral High School is an all-female private school that it affiliated with the Roman Catholic Church. Approximately 620 students from grades 9 through 12 attend the school. Cathedral High School was established in 1905 in order to provide women with opportunities in advanced learning. Today, the goals of the school are to build foundations for lifelong learning and to pay attention to the social, creative, emotional and spiritual aspects of each student. The school also aims to provide excellence in education as well as providing career opportunities in the field of health care. Tuition for the academic year 2010-2011 is $6,425, with a limited number of scholarships available each year to qualifying freshmen.



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