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Catherine Mc Auley High School

Private | 9-12 | 185 students

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Posted November 7, 2009

My school is the best. It has the best teachers, they all care and work hard for all the students to understand the work. We have fun events throughout the school year that everyone participate in. The school has a very good, learning atmosphere for all of us.
—Submitted by a parent

Posted November 7, 2009

Catherine McAuley is the best school ever because we are like family. We help each other with anything no matter the grade. We are a small school so teachers have time for each of our needs. We have achievement assembly every marking period so we can feel good about our self. We have wonderful cooks, teachers, pricipals. At McAuley you what matters most education, leadership, and our mercy values.
—Submitted by a parent

Posted November 6, 2009

everything about the schoo is amazing, to the people to the life style to the perfect enviornment.
—Submitted by a parent

Posted November 5, 2009

I met the most incredible women there and had the most amazing experiences there. I still stay in touch with my excellent friends from way back then. I'll always be loyal to you McAuley...
—Submitted by a parent

Posted November 5, 2009

McAuley has left a lasting impression on my is because of them i am the person i am today!

Posted November 5, 2009

I love Catherine McAuley High School because it is continuing the legacy of mercy begun by Catherine McAuley. the graduates are outstanding young women, ready to face the world with Mercy!!

Posted November 4, 2009

Loved the school as a student and a member of the faculty!
—Submitted by a parent

Posted November 4, 2009

McAuley has always held their students to the highest standards from its founding in 1942 to the present day.

Posted November 4, 2009

The Sisters, faculty, and staff provides a safe and nurturing environment for beautiful young ladies. They prepare them for real-life experiences and the ability to achieve high standards for themselves. The learning does not stop in the classroom, Mc Auley women are encouraged to volunteer in their communities and participate in extra curricular activities. The reputation of the school speaks for itself. The numerous successful women that have graduated from such an institution speaks highly about the job the Sisters and faculty have done. I am proud to be a Mc Auley woman!
—Submitted by a parent

Posted November 4, 2009

Made the best friends a person could have. Great teachers and received a great education!!

Posted November 4, 2009

Catherine McAuley High is by far the most outstanding Girls High School in New York City if not the State of New York. The work done by the Sisters of Mercy is with out a doubt sencond to none.
—Submitted by a parent

Posted November 4, 2009

teachers and administration are 'A' class people. They understand
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Posted November 4, 2009

McAuley allowed me to become the woman I am today. It showed me how to be strong by being gentle with myself and those I love. I got a world-class education in a small group environment where success was an expectation.
—Submitted by a parent

Posted November 4, 2009

Catherine give young women the confidence and courage to dare to be different. it empowers teens to be the best they can be. it gives eacg student a chance to reach their full potential. ♥GO MCAULEY♥
—Submitted by a student

Posted November 4, 2009

McAuley helps to prepare its students for life-both academically and spiritually.

Posted November 3, 2009

To be honest at first I didn't like McAuley. Fast foward to senior year McAuley is my second family. I consider all of my peers my sisters!
—Submitted by a student

Posted November 3, 2009

Catherine McAuley HS is a wonderful place where dreams are realized and lives are launched. The care the students and staff have such care for each other, a true community of faith, support and achievement is not only possible, but exists. One great blessing in my life is to teach the students here and have them teach me.
—Submitted by a teacher

Posted November 3, 2009

McAuley is a school where the staff cares about my daughter. The staff knows each of the young ladies by name and most importantly my child is receiving a quality education.
—Submitted by a parent

Posted November 3, 2009

Good education, caring educators.
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Posted November 3, 2009

We love Catherine McAuley High School because it is a place where the Administration, Teachers, Parents and Students work together. The young ladies are challenged to be their best academically while discovering who they are. They are encouraged to build their character in a safe, academically sound, inclusive and fun environment. My daughter and our family love CMCA!
—Submitted by a parent

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  • Margaret Lake
  • All girls
  • Roman Catholic
  • NCEA


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710 East 37th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Phone: (718) 462-7282


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