St. Jean Baptiste High School
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173 East 75 Street

New York, NY, 10021


Catholic, All Girls

Principal: Sr. Maria Cassano, CND

Students: 315

Teachers: 29

Average Class Size: 20

Open House Date: Sunday, October 20, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Last tour begins at 12:20 p.m.)

Admissions Director: Ms. Flora Lugo (212) 288-1645 ext. 134

Scholarships: St. Jean Baptiste High School offers academic scholarships to talented and gifted students applicants. All applicants must take the Scholarship Exam. Finalists will be invited to St. Jean's for an interview, which is an important part of the scholarship process.Applications will be available on Sunday, October 20 during the fall Open House.

Percent of Seniors Attending College: 100

Top 2013 Seniors Attending: Boston College, Cornell University, Fordham University, Georgetown University, Haverford College,Manhattan College, New York University, Howard University, and Wesleyan College

Most Attended College: Manhattan College

College Credit Courses: Art, Calculus,Chemistry, English, Government, Spanish, and U.S. American History; Courses through St. Joseph's College include College Writing, French Literature, Spanish Literature

Admissions Requirements: Students must take the TACHS exam, Earn an 80% average in all subjects

School motto: Parae Domino Plebem Perfectam (To prepare for the Lord a perfect people - Luke 1:17)

Mission Statement: St. Jean Baptiste High School was founded by the Sisters of the Congregation of Notre Dame in 1929. The school is accredited by the Middle States Association of Secondary Schools.

The school partners with St. Joseph's College and offers Advanced Placement courses in the liberal and fine arts, advanced science & math electives. Students participate in programs such as the The Cornell Weill Medical Research Internship, Futures & Options Career Essential Program, Cooper Union Summer Research Institute in Science and Engineering, Telluride Association Summer Seminar at Indiana University, as well as summer foreign exchange programs. All seniors participate in a full day of service each week at local hospitals, schools, soup kitchens, senior centers, and other social service agencies, earning 140 hours throughout the school year. Activities include Student Council, National Honor Society, French and Spanish Honor Societies, Ambassadors, softball, soccer, track, STEP, as well as clubs in art and photography, cooking, Latina dance, golf, French and Global concern.

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