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173 East 75 Street

New York, NY, 10021

(212) 288-1645

Catholic, All-Girls

Principal: Sister Maria Cassano

Students: 370

Teachers: 24

Average Class Size: 22

Extracurricular Activities: In Adulting 101, Jeanites build self-confidence, learn how to land an interview for college and internships, and develop financial literacy skills that will enable them to meet the responsibilities of becoming adults. InGirls Who Code, Jeanites partner with educators from J.P. Morgan Chase to learn how to code and create apps for Androids and iPhones. Through God, Earth and Creatures, Jeanites volunteer at animal shelters and advocate for the fair treatment of all of God’s creatures. In K-Pop, Jeanites learn about Korean culture, language and music then perform at the annual Christmas and Spring talent/fashion shows. American Sign Language is led by our very own student, and Jeanites are taught how to communicate with friends and loved ones using sign language.

Open House: VIRTUAL - Saturday, October 17, from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. (last tour at 3:30 p.m.) and Thursday, October 29, from 4:45 to 7:30 p.m. (last tour at 7 p.m.). RSVP at

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

Percentage of Seniors Attending College: 98 (Two students enlisted in the military.)

Top 2020 Seniors Attending: Barnard College, Cornell University, CUNY Baruch College, CUNY School of Medicine/Sophie Davis Biomedical Education, Fordham University, Howard University, New York University, Syracuse University and The Cooper Union College

Most 2020 Seniors Attending: CUNY Baruch College, Fordham University, New York University and The Cooper Union College

College Credit Courses: Literature and College Writing as well as 9 AP Courses in Calculus, English, European and American History, U.S. Government, Spanish Language, Chemistry, Studio Art and Art History

Unique Academic Programs: SJB offers a wide range of elective courses for students beginning in grade nine. The fine arts program includes 3-D printing, sketching, painting, photography, fashion design and animation. The science electives preview college level courses like anatomy and physiology and forensics science. Electives in our foreign language and humanities departments allow our students to explore interests in Spanish literature, law and social justice. Partnerships with St. Joseph's College and Fordham University increase opportunities for college credits while broadening access to courses within licensed professions.

Admissions Requirements: Good scores on the TACHS exam, middle school academic average of an 80 or higher, good conduct and attendance. Honors placement for those students who demonstrate excellent conduct and earn a 90 academic average or higher in grades sixth, seventh and eight.

Financial Aid Requirements: Students may apply for merit and art scholarships after selecting SJB as their first or second choice on the TACHS exam. Students may apply for tuition assistance at registration in March of 2021.

Percentage of Students on Academic Aid: 62

School Motto: To Prepare for the Lord a Perfect People

What makes St. Jean Baptiste a Top High School? St. Jean’s is at the forefront of providing enhanced experiences that go above and beyond the traditional. The SJB experience is further enriched through meaningful collaborations with some of the most successful institutions around: J.P. Morgan Chase, The American Museum of Natural History, Lenox Hill Hospital, Girls Who Code, New York Law School, Weill Cornell Medical School, to name a few.
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