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2872 Saint Theresa Avenue
Bronx, NY 10461

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June 05, 2014
My son is a student at this school since pre-k, honestly I am pleased with STS. He's now in 6th grade and the drive to excel is still there. The principal and staff are wonderful role models for these young students. Special thanks to Mrs. Sirabella, Mrs. Marchetti (retired), Mrs. Shanley and Mrs. Fitzgerald. I would recommend this school to anyone who may need to place their children. Keep up the Great Work STS!!!

- submitted by a parent
May 08, 2014
My child attended this school last year and it was a horrible experience for her. The staff at the main entrance of the school is not friendly at all to the children and due to this my child established a fear of being late to school. She also built up extreme anxiety and never wanted to go to school. This year she started a new school and had an amazing experience. She had the 2 most amazing teachers ever which she warmed up to instantly and built a strong bond with.

- submitted by a parent
December 03, 2013
I love this school my son is going to st Thereasa from perk to now he is in 3 rd grade and I must say that teachers are so well organized

- submitted by a parent
February 19, 2013
My child attended the prek program 2 years ago. I was very dissappointed with the teacher because I felt she was not equipped with the skills and strategies to teach 2-4 year olds. The academic part of the program was on par with other prek3 programs. However, the problem I had is with how the teacher dealt with social/emotional problems that arise in the classroom of 2-3 year olds. During the year I heard many silly complaints.The complaints I received ranged from my child crying, wanting to be near her, wanting to sit on her lap when she was teaching/ reading on the carpet, to complaining about my child wanting extra snacks. Not every 3 year old is an angel and you need many strategies to deal with all types of children. In my opinion, she made it known that my child was not her favorite. However, I found the teacher assistant to be great. She had a lot of patience and showed alot of love to my child. In addition to this, I also have great things to say about their morning program. My child was well looked at and loved spending time with the aides who gave him positive attention. The following year I put my child in a Christian school and I NEVER got a complaint.

- submitted by a parent
October 28, 2011
St.Theresa is a great school and the Principal is a dedicated professional. I must disagree with the one of the postings, she is an administrator who leads our school well. I am lucky that my child attends St.Theresa School. Great teachers, wonderful principal and a happy educated child.

- submitted by a parent
October 14, 2011
I've had my children here for several years and am disappointed in the school. First, the principal is a nice person but seems inept in handling disciplinary issues. There are no clear guidelines as to what is expected from children and as to the consequences that may occur if children do not abide by those guidelines. The parents appear to dictate the school policies as there is no clear administrative strength. Second, most of the teachers have taught there for many years and have numerous years of experience. This has a positive side but also a negative side. The negative being that they are older and do not seem as capable or energetic enough to handle the various behavioral issues that can arise in a classroom containing 30-35 children which is the norm.

- submitted by a parent
January 16, 2011
I moved my daughter to this school in first grade. She previously attended St. Clare of Assisi. I have been nothing but pleased. The school not only has proven that they are strong in academics but they also have a wonderful sense of community and family. The principal and staff are all very involved and care about the students. I am so happy that we found this wonderful school to help us educate and raise our children. My only negative is that the class sizes can be big....however in the early grades there is a full time aide in the class. So far there have been no issues with the number of students and the amazing eduction she has received.

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 11, 2010
I am very happy with STS. My daughter loves this school and has done very well in all her academics. I applaud both the teachers and the principal for all their hard work and commitment to the students, to the school and to the community!

- submitted by a parent
April 19, 2010
I love STS because there is so much caring and family fun in the school community!

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 19, 2010
It is a strong family oriented school and parish

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 19, 2010
The school has caring,dedicated,and knowledgable teachers. The principal takes the time to know each student by name along with the family. It is a very involved school.

- submitted by a parent
November 21, 2009
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- submitted by a student
October 29, 2009
STS is a family. The parents need to be more involved with helping their childen. The teachers can not do it on their own. parents must work with the teachers. The teachers at STS are dedicated in what they do.

- submitted by a parent
May 20, 2009
My name is Mark Colasacco. I am the proud parent of an 16X honor student at St. Theresa School. Over the past few years, STS has had it's up's and downs. Without any substantial help from the NYC Bof E, or the State STS has sustained itself through a number of avenues such as parental participation, dedication of the faculty, an open door policy with school administration, charitable donations and multiple fund raising events. I've been reading the reviews of the disgruntled ones who seem to think that a childs education comes solely from attending school for a few hours a day. There is nothing further from the truth. Saint Theresa School is fine institution of learning. I highly recommend STS to any parent or guardian who believes as I do and that is your childs education is a collaboration of home, school family values and participation in your childs education.

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 08, 2009
Sts is a great school and the teachers are good. The aids that help the teachers are amazing as well. Especially Mrs. Canavari aka Mrs. C she is a god send and the kids love her I hope she never leaves.

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March 02, 2009
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- submitted by a community member
no rating June 07, 2008
Yes, it is true STS has had a lot of changes and time will tell...but what I see I like. The new principal is doing a good job, she had a big mess to clean up....! The ITBS are excellent and the kids are happy, and the parents are involved in the school. You can see that the everyone cares about the children, they come first.

- submitted by a parent
no rating June 07, 2008
I guess if you like the principal and teachers any school is great! STS is a great school, yes they have a new principal, she is doing a great job: she knows all the children by name, and she is concerned about our children. The teachers are very nice, and knowledgeable. They go out of their way to help the kids...It is a very nice community.

- submitted by a parent
June 04, 2008
St. Theresa School has gone through a lot of changes the last couple of years. Time will tell whether they are good changes or not. Overall every school has its good and bad points. Most of the teachers are good and I'm very involved with my childrens school work at home, so their grades are outstanding. STS always does great on their state tests.

- submitted by a parent
May 22, 2008
This is an OK school, the children seem to be on the tough side(not so well behaved) the new principal seem just OK. I hope she gets her act together

- submitted by a parent
March 11, 2008
St.Theresa is a wonderful school. The teachers are helpful, knowledgeable and patient. I am very happy that I chose this school for my children! STS offers more than just sports, afterschool, drama, and the home school offers alot for the families. just ts he

- submitted by a parent
March 06, 2008
St. Theresa continues to decline not only in academics but in activities. The programs provided to the children are all politically controlled. It's about who you know and if you donate enough. Mainly, The Sports Program has become nothing more but another way to line the pockets of the parish. The children aren't being taught anything but 'If you pay, you play'.

- submitted by a parent
February 13, 2008
Overall disappointed inthe school. There are a handful of good teachers (Sirabella, Marchetti and Barrone) amongst many poor teachers. The middle school is a terrible environment and many many discipline problems persist without teacher/adminsistrator intervention. I had to remove my child from this school as it became clear that education was not the top priority.

- submitted by a parent
no rating January 18, 2008
Changes are happening at St.Theresa School...Good Changes the Teachers and the Principal are a Team...the kids are happy and learning is going on...This is a great school

- submitted by a parent
September 25, 2007
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September 23, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
September 22, 2007
St Theresa is a wonderful school! My children are in the school for over 7 years and I have only positive things to say. My children have had incredible teachers in 1st, 2nd, 4th, 5th and 6th grades. They have learned an enormous amount and have grown so much. We have a new principal who looks like she's going to be just what we needed. The large classes are everywhere, we can't help that. We could use a good music/art program, but hopefully, that will come too. If you are lucky enough to have a teacher like Ms. Barone, Mrs. Sirabella, Mrs. Marchetti, you are well on your way to raising a bright kid!

- submitted by a parent
no rating August 22, 2007
The three years I have been at St Theresa I was faced with bullies and teachers who don't handle rising disiple problems well.The student-teacher ratio is very poor and when I was a student teachers snapped at us. St. Theresa school is going down hill.

- submitted by a student
April 09, 2007
I have been with STS for 6 years now. This last year has brought much dissapointment. The class sizes at 40+ are the biggest concern. Some children are not accustomed to this and are dropping in grades without concern from teachers or administration. The tution rises along with fees but there is no hope for more teachers for our children. Our clergy has no involvement with the children, which makes Saint Theresa the only catholic school without spiritual leadership from their Pastor. I'm very disappointed in a school I once loved.

- submitted by a parent
March 24, 2007
My daughter has been at St. Theresa for 4 years, from Pre-K to 2nd grade, and I've felt less comfortable with the quality of the teaching over the last 2 years. The lack of reinforcement of basic skills is a serious concern, as is the apparent slow progress (or even repetition) of the course material. St. Theresa does get high marks for its safe environment and the involvement of the Home School Association. However, the declining quality of the academic program doesn't seem to justify the rising tuition costs and ever-multiplying fees.

- submitted by a parent
February 26, 2007
The school has been adversely affected by the massive changes in class size and principal/leadership change. The teachers are ill equipped to deal with the 40-45 class size as the classrooms are small and weren't designed with this size in mind. As a result, discipline problems have increased and the staff has become defensive in nature. To compound the issue, tuition and fees are rising to come close to $5000 per year for an in-parish student. Unfortunately, most catholic schools are in the same position. I can no longer advocate this education and am more inclined to seek other alternatives.

- submitted by a parent
June 28, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
March 01, 2006
student teacher ratio is getting worse every year.they plan to eventually have one class per grade and as many as 40 kids in a classroom.the quality of education is ok but the the tuition is getting much too high for your average family.i would give the school a 7 out of 10.

- submitted by a parent
February 21, 2006
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September 06, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
July 19, 2005
I have 2 children in the school and can tell you, aside from needing a little more 'gym' time, the academics, teachers, principal (especially) are all top notch! I don't ever want my kids, who are thriving, to have to leave! Both of them have had exceptional care these past 5 years so far and I would tell anyone to enroll their children here.

- submitted by a parent
June 08, 2005
Great school, great results. 90% of 4th graders at St. Theresa School got 3's and 4's on the ELA exam.

- submitted by a parent
June 01, 2005
ST Theresa is a wonderful school. The teacher and staff are wonderful. The school is a very warm and safe place. It really feels like a family. The principal know all the kids by their names. I think that is amazing. She has a open door policy. If you need to talk she is alway available to you and the children. My daughter has been going to the school for 6 year. We are planning to moving and i will miss the school and the staff. The children are well behave. I couldn't say nicer things about the school.

- submitted by a parent
April 26, 2005
St. Theresa school provides a good education for all children. The teachers are hard-working and considerate.

- submitted by a former student
September 13, 2004
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- submitted by a teacher
August 25, 2004
I have 3 children attending this school. Since day one, I have found this school to give children the best education and also the teachers give their time to parents when needed. Ms. Gevlin has been a God send for a principal for the last 3 years. Keep up the good work. I give this school 5 stars.

- submitted by a parent
March 31, 2004
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- submitted by a administrator
January 28, 2004
St. Theresa is an excellent school! The teachers are great and the principal is doing a great job leading our school.

- submitted by a parent
August 27, 2003
This school has given my children a great education while also providing the appropriate amount of discipline. The sports program is outstanding and the teachers are experienced and very willing to assist the parents with any questions or problems. They try to create a family environment within the community. The tuition is fair compared to all the other private schools in the area. I would highly recommend this school.

- submitted by a parent
August 26, 2003
My children have been attending St.Theresa for over 5 years and they both love it...Great school

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St. Theresa School
2872 Saint Theresa Avenue, Bronx, NY  10461
(718) 792-3688
Last modified St. Theresa School is a Private school that serves grades PK-8
St. Theresa School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 45 reviews. Top