St. Raymond Academy
|Saint Raymond Academy For Girls|
|1725 Castle Hill Avenue
New York City (Parkchester, Bronx), New York, 10462
|Motto||Commitment to Excellence|
|Religious affiliation(s)||Roman Catholic;
Sisters of Charity
|Principal||Sr. Mary Ann D'Antonio|
|Pastor||Monsignor John Graham|
|Color(s)||Blue, Yellow and White|
|Sports||Volleyball, Basketball and Softball|
|Team name||Lady Ravens|
|Accreditation||Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools|
|Athletic Director||M. Torres|
|Advancement Director||L. Schaller|
St. Raymond Academy For Girls is an all-girls, private, Roman Catholic high school in the Parkchester section of the Bronx, New York. It is located within the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York. Saint Raymond Academy for Girls has been accredited by the NYS Board of Regents since 1965. The Commission on Secondary Schools of the Middle States Association first granted the Academy accreditation effective May 2003 – 2010. The school received reaccreditation from the Middle States Association for the period of 2010 through 2017. It is located next to the Church of St Raymond.
St. Raymond Academy was established in 1960 by the Sisters of Charity, a congregation of religious women in the Catholic Church whose primary missions are education and nursing. For nearly 200 years, the Sisters of Charity of New York have served the needs of the poor. The congregation's history begins with its foundress, Elizabeth Ann Seton, who was later canonized as the first American-born saint. Since Saint Raymond Academy for Girls opened its doors in 1960, their motto has been Commitment to Excellence.
- For the Class of 2006, 89% plan to continue their post secondary education at a four year college
- 80% of the class of 2006 graduated with an NYS Regents Diploma.
- The mean SAT I score was 440 for critical reading and 450 for the math and writing sections.
- 100% of the students who took the Advanced Placement exam in Spanish have earned college credit.
- The only remaining Religious Sister from the school's founding congregation, The Sisters of Charity is the Academy Principal, Sr. Mary Ann D'Antonio.