Rice High School (Manhattan, New York)
|Rice High School|
The edifice of the former Rice High School.
|74 West 124th Street
Harlem, Manhattan, New York City, New York, 10027
|Religious affiliation(s)||Roman Catholic;
Congregation of Christian Brothers
|Color(s)||Green and Gold|
|Athletics||Bowling, Freshman, JV, and Varsity Basketball.|
|Accreditation||Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools|
|Publication||Rice Connections Magazine|
Rice High School was a private, Roman Catholic high school in the Harlem neighborhood of New York City, United States. It is located within the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York. Rice High School, established in 1938 in Central Harlem by the Congregation of Christian Brothers was a Catholic, college preparatory school. It held its final graduation ceremony on 27 May 2011.
Rice High School, established in 1938 in Central Harlem by the Congregation of Christian Brothers. The building it occupied was converted from a YWCA. The school was the subject of a 2008 book by Patrick McCloskey, The Street Stops Here: A Year at a Catholic High School in Harlem.
Notable alumni and staff
- Dean Meminger, basketball player and coach, Class of 1967
- Tom Gorman, baseball player and umpire, former coach at Rice
- Darryl McDaniels , founding members of the hip hop group Run–D.M.C., Class of 1983
- Felipe López, basketball player, Class of 1994
- Kenny Satterfield, basketball player, Class of 1999
- Andre Barrett, basketball player, Class of 2000
- Keydren Clark, basketball player, Class of 2002
- Russell Robinson, basketball player, Class of 2004
- Charles Hamilton, hip hop artist, Class of 2005
- Edgar Sosa, basketball player, Class of 2006
- Kemba Walker, basketball player, Class of 2008
- Durand Scott, basketball player, Class of 2009
- Charlie Yelverton, basketball player, Class of 1967
- Chris Fouch, basketball player, Class of 2008
- Curtis Kelly, basketball player, Class of 2006
Notes and references
- MSA-CSS. "MSA-Commission on Secondary Schools". Retrieved 2009-05-27.
- Freedman, Samuel G. (4 June 2011). "As Catholic Schools Close in Major Cities, the Need Only Grows". New York Times. p. A14.
- "Rice High School". Rice High School. Retrieved 5 May 2011.