The Montfort Academy

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The Montfort Academy
125 East Birch Street

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United States
Coordinates41°15′17″N 73°41′22″W / 41.25472°N 73.68944°W / 41.25472; -73.68944Coordinates: 41°15′17″N 73°41′22″W / 41.25472°N 73.68944°W / 41.25472; -73.68944
TypePrivate, Coeducational
MottoInstaurare omnia in Christo
("To restore all things in Christ")
Religious affiliation(s)Roman Catholic
Patron saint(s)St. Louis de Montfort
PresidentRichard Greco, Jr.
HeadmasterLt. Col. David Petrillo, USAF (ret.)
Student to teacher ratio1 teacher/administrator for every 7 students
Color(s)Blue and Gold
SloganSeek Wisdom, Practice Virtue, Keep the Faith
Team nameFighting Knights

The Montfort Academy is a private, Roman Catholic high school in Mt. Vernon, New York. It is located within the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York.


The Montfort Academy has been ranked for seven years in a row as one of America's 50 best Catholic high schools.[1] The school has a 100% college acceptance rate, and an average SAT score in the 85th percentile. 70% of students achieve the Mastery Level of the Regents examinations of New York State, which is 85% or above. The school was founded by a small group of businessmen and educators, including corporate finance executive and former Assistant Secretary of the Navy Richard Greco, Jr. in 1998. The Class of 2013 was awarded more than $3 million in scholarship money and financial aid to attend college.

150 students attend The Montfort Academy, which has a maximum enrollment of 160. The school is located in the Fleetwood section of Mt. Vernon. [2]


  1. ^ "Nation's Top 50 Catholic High Schools Announced". The Cardinal Newman Society. September 20, 2012. Archived from the original on October 11, 2013.
  2. ^ Nancy Gold (May 8, 2014). "Montfort Academy Announces Move to Fleetwood From Katonah, Offers Sept. Admission". New Rochelle Patch.

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