Rice High School (Manhattan, New York)

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Rice High School
The edifice of the former Rice High School.
74 West 124th Street
Harlem, Manhattan, New York City, New York 10027
United States
Coordinates 40°48′24.5″N 73°56′44″W / 40.806806°N 73.94556°W / 40.806806; -73.94556Coordinates: 40°48′24.5″N 73°56′44″W / 40.806806°N 73.94556°W / 40.806806; -73.94556
Type Private, all-male
Religious affiliation(s) Roman Catholic;
Congregation of Christian Brothers
Established 1938
Status Closed
Closed 2011
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 300
Color(s) Green and gold          
Athletics Bowling; freshman, JV, and varsity basketball
Nickname Raiders
Accreditation Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools[1]
Publication Rice Connections Magazine[2]
Newspaper Rice Newsletter[3]
Tuition $5,750 (2009-10)

Rice High School was a private, Roman Catholic, college preparatory high school in the Harlem neighborhood of New York City, United States. It is located within the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York. It held its final graduation ceremony on 27 May 2011.[4]


Rice High School was established in 1938 in Central Harlem by the Congregation of Christian Brothers.[5] The building it occupied was converted from a YWCA.[citation needed]

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[edit]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ MSA-CSS. "MSA-Commission on Secondary Schools". Archived from the original on February 12, 2011. Retrieved 2009-05-27. 
  2. ^ Rice Connections Magazine
  3. ^ Rice Newsletter
  4. ^ Freedman, Samuel G. (4 June 2011). "As Catholic Schools Close in Major Cities, the Need Only Grows". New York Times. p. A14. 
  5. ^ "Rice High School". Rice High School. Retrieved 5 May 2011. 

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