The Cathedral School of St. John the Divine (New York City)

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The Cathedral School of St. John the Divine
Location
1047 Amsterdam Ave
New York 10025 - 1702

United States
Coordinates 40°48′14″N 73°57′46″W / 40.80389°N 73.96278°W / 40.80389; -73.96278
Information
Type Private
Religious affiliation(s) Episcopal Church
Established 1901
Principal Marsha K. Nelson
Faculty 49
Grades K-8
Enrollment 300
Campus size 13 acres on the Close of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine
Color(s) Blue and White
Mascot Cougar
Website

The Cathedral School of St. John the Divine is an independent, Episcopal, K-8 day school for girls and boys of all faiths located on New York City’s Upper West Side. Founded in 1901, it is located on the 13-acre grounds of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine and has an enrollment of 300 students. The School is committed to a rigorous academic program that integrates the arts, athletics, and leadership development.

Scholastics[edit]

It offers language studies in Spanish, French, and Mandarin. Latin is mandatory beginning in the sixth grade. Other subjects include science, mathematics, world languages, english, and history. Middle school science covers the basics of biology, chemistry, and physics. Mathematics varies by grade ranging from geometry to algebra. [1]

33% of students earn financial aid to offset the $40,350 annual tuition, and they work to achieve diversity in their enrollment.

Sports[edit]

The Cathedral School offers many sports thought fall, winter, and spring. Interscholastic sports include volleyball, soccer, basketball, track and field, cross country, tennis, and baseball. The soccer team won the AIPSL championship in the fall of 2014.

Campus[edit]

Three peacocks, which were first donated by the Bronx Zoo in the 1980s, live on the grounds of The Cathedral School.[2]

The school hosts an annual Spring Fair that welcomes the greater New York City community,[3] most recently in May 2015.[4][5]

Governance[edit]

The school is governed by a board of trustees, the current chair of which is The Very Rev. Dr. James A. Kowalski, dean of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine.[6]

The school is accredited by the New York State Association of Independent Schools and is a full member of the National Association of Independent Schools.[1] It is also a member of the Association of Independent Schools Admissions Professionals.[7]

Notable Alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "The Cathedral School Of St. John the Divine". National Association of Independent Schools. n.d. Retrieved June 18, 2013. 
  2. ^ Barron, James (February 3, 2012). "On Godly Grounds, a Prideful Flock". New York Times City Room Blogs. Retrieved June 18, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Cathedral School Annual Spring Fair". Mary Poppins for Kids. May 5, 2012. Retrieved June 18, 2013. 
  4. ^ "SATURDAY 5/18: UWS Cathedral School Of St. John The Divine Spring Fair". Upper West Side (newspaper). May 17, 2013. Retrieved June 18, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Cathedral School of St. John the Divine Spring Fair". Time Out New York. May 15, 2013. Retrieved June 18, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Members of The Cathedral School Board of Trustees: 2012–2013". Cathedral of St. John the Divine website. n.d. Retrieved June 18, 2013. 
  7. ^ "The Cathedral School of St. John the Divine". Association of Independent Schools Admissions Professionals. n.d. Retrieved June 18, 2013. 
  8. ^ http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/benjamin-edward-stiller-815.php.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  9. ^ "GARY, JOHN". Texas State Historical Association website. n.d. Retrieved June 18, 2013. 
  10. ^ "NEARY, KENTA". Worpress Inc. n.d. Retrieved June 19, 2014. 

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