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PK-8
Private
Bronx, NY
Students enrolled: 299
Before care: Yes
After care: Yes

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2708 Briggs Ave
Bronx, NY 10458

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(718) 367-3081
(718) 367-0741
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December 13, 2014
This is the greatest school ever! I came to Our Lady of Refuge in 2008 my name is An Nguyen.I have learned lots of new things over the years.

- submitted by a community member
April 08, 2014
I believe this school is doing an excellent job on educating our youth and growing adults. Teachers are involved with parents keeping communication open at all times. Curriculum is excellent and very involved

- submitted by a parent
October 11, 2012
The reviews on this site are very old. And either way that principal that was in charge before has left and was a very sweet lady. Although she yelled, which is part of disciplinary action, cared for every student and knew each by name. Then last year we had a new different principal after so many years with the one mentioned above. She was a whole lot not focused with her job and it seemed as though she didn't care about the students. The students felt it. After all, she was never in her office, always at a so-called meeting. However, things have changed. Now we have a brand new principal and he is very kind. He is always around, trying to get to know the students. he has also given the school a new image. He's given it back the great environment we had with the first principal. The school is truly amazing. I am now an 8th grader and trust me. You most definitely WANT your child coming here.

- submitted by a community member
November 14, 2010
My daughter has been going to this school since Pre-k and is now in 8th grade. She thinks that the school is a good place to learn. The teachers are like friends and do not give too much homework. Her only complaint is the lack of activities in the school, which always happens in Catholic schools. Overall, the school is a great.

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 03, 2010
worst school ever, my son had attened this school from 2nd grade, he had asked me to put him in another school, I did'nt listen to him, he always came home complaining that the teachers and the principle yelled all day, I finally removed my son to a new school, his grades improved dramatically, am pround to say he's in 1st honors. I asked him what changed, he said , He love all his new teachers and school.

- submitted by a parent
October 30, 2008
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- submitted by a student
October 24, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
September 05, 2008
the worst school ever i should have never brought my child here and principle has a bigg temper

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March 20, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
January 25, 2008
The teachers do not actually teach the students and yell at them. My child comes home upset everyday saying that she has too much homework and that recess was canceled. The lunch is terrible and the principal is short tempered. This is my daughter's last year here because I am taking her out of this school.

- submitted by a parent
no rating January 25, 2008
I thought I was sending my child to a good school I am very disappointed with the way they run the school. Is true their not teaching the student but i think the problem is that they take to many kids. Imagen 35-40 students per class, that s too much for the teacher to handle. I register my child in this school because of the reputation it had but now it s going down the drain. Another thing I notice if you are not a member of the church they treat you different to the ones that are members. The principle is a nice lady but she does have her momemt of a bad temper. They try to make you think you child has A.D.D or some problem, but they are kids and there are ones that are worse but are not being looked at as the kids of the non-members.

- submitted by a parent
May 08, 2007
This is very good.The principal disciples her students and she is very understanding.This school is very religious and the Pastor is very nice.also the teacher actually teach the students.That's what I like the most.

- submitted by a former student
March 23, 2005
OLR is a small and family friendly school. The principal greets the children at the door every morning. Staff is small and many have multiple roles at the school which makes it safe and family friendly. The academics are above average. I would only ask that the principal play a more active role when parents have questions and/or complaints. Otherwise this is an excellent school.

- submitted by a parent
August 26, 2003
My son has been attending OLR for the past 3yrs. The principal, teachers and staff all work together and respond quickly when called. This school focuses on long-term issues; therefore they work hard in providing a good education for the children and the task they face in the coming years. I highly recommend this school.

- submitted by a parent
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Our Lady of Refuge School
2708 Briggs Ave, Bronx, NY  10458
(718) 367-3081
Last modified Our Lady of Refuge School is a Private school that serves grades PK-8
Our Lady of Refuge School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 14 reviews. Top