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PK-8
Private
Brooklyn, NY
Students enrolled: 233
 

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337 74th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11209

(718) 238-5045
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October 01, 2013
My daughter just began Pre K at Holy Angels and she loves it. Her teacher is wonderful very caring and kind to the children and she loves that she gets to go to a real gym and computer class. The principle is wonderful and the other parents are very helpful.

- submitted by a parent
September 27, 2013
This school is wonderful. I moved away and put my son in another school and he was so miserable. I am currently trying to see if I can reenroll my son in Holy Angels Catholic Academy where he was happy and thrived. My daughter graduated from this school and was so happy attending this school and thrived.

- submitted by a parent
September 25, 2013
My started our daughter in their Nursery Program half way through the year (January). We were very anxious as it was her first school experience but she absolutely loved it. She ADORED her teacher, and the sense of caring and community we got from the administrative staff and other teachers was amazing. It's a safe, nurturing environment for our child. She is now in Pre-K, and is loving it so far. Initially we planned on moving her to public school for Kindergarten but we are seriously considering leaving her at Holy Angels because our family is so happy there.

- submitted by a parent
June 20, 2013
My daughter has been in this school for nearly 5 years and every year it seems to get better and better. The principal and staff are incredible and personally know just about every child. The teachers are accommodating to each student and the level of encouragement is unbelievable. Bullying is unacceptable and not tolerated in this school. Children are not pressured to pass test due to external pressures, but adapt a personal strive for excellence. The school offers several free clubs Inc. Book club, student council, tap dance club, art club,band, etc. After school is also available where kids are assisted if necessary to do h.w., play outside, interact with others, etc. There is currently approx.one class per grade and very low class sizes (though the incoming classes are getting larger). Parents volunteer throughout the year during fundraisers, school events (or pay a minimal fee). The atmosphere of the school is joyful and pleasant. With under 300 kids from ages 3-13, personalization is fantastic and every child is made to feel important. It's a wonderful community. The church also offers a variety of sports which is very useful. I have absolutely no complaints!

- submitted by a parent
June 12, 2013
My child was a mid year transfer (Kindergarten), could not be happier with the teacher, principal, school. My son is happy, and looks forward to going to school. The sports program is great and parents seem to be very involved.

- submitted by a parent
January 13, 2013
This school is a parent nightmare. Starting with an incompetent principal who will not address the parents' issues. She is always on the defensive with the teachers, then she makes unreasonable requests. Example, she never provided a reply when I told her that the teachers for two consequetive grades were just doling out work w/o checking if learning occurred. The level of testing did not reflect the level of teaching. Then she requested to see all the students test papers and put a rubber stamp signature. Go figure! Eventually I placed my child in the Lutheran school nearby because for some unknown reason she was never accepted in the nearby Catholic schools. I will say no more.

- submitted by a parent
September 08, 2011
My children have attended this school before and after it was made into an academy. Changing into an academy was the best thing they did for the school. They've added a brand new technology room, hired many new teachers and changed the curriculum in many subjects. The classes are a manageable size and the parents are really involved. Now that it has a board of directors any problems you have don't have to stop with the principle.

- submitted by a parent
May 26, 2011
I wouldnt reccomend this school to anyone. My child is happy which does count however the curriculum is below standard and the principal is not very friendly or easy to deal with.

- submitted by a parent
January 18, 2011
My child attended this school before and after the change of principal in 2008 and change of name in 2009. The new principal is not the kind of role model you expect in a Catholic School and the unilateral changes she made pretty much stripped everything that made OLA what it was. Holy Angels is no way the school that OLA was. Much better schools nearby.

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 24, 2010
Because the teachers and students are dedicated to the children to help give the students the best education they can possibly get. They are caring and considerate and know how to treat others.

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March 05, 2010
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- submitted by a parent
no rating December 15, 2009
This is the most educational school throughout Brooklyn. The kids here go on the the best High Schools and Colleges I am so proud to send my children here. The school has now arranged free clubs after school for all grade the kids are having a ball.

- submitted by a parent
December 07, 2009
Holy angels is the best choice I ever made made for my childrens education.

- submitted by a parent
January 23, 2009
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- submitted by a community member
January 21, 2009
I am a graduate of O.L.A. My children presently attend O.L.A. It is an exceptional school. It is warm and inviting. The faculty of O.L.A are friendly, caring and very helpful. Come and see for yourself. I know you will be very impressed.

- submitted by a parent
January 18, 2009
One of the nicest things about OLA is the family atmosphere. Everyone looks out for everyone elses children and it makes a difference when you go off to work in the morning, I never have a worry i know my kids are being taken care of and learning too.

- submitted by a parent
January 17, 2009
OLA has long had a culture of family and so far that has not changed with the change of principal and hopefully it never will. You can see it in the school yard in the mornings where parents and teachers can freely chat together on any matter - the kids, the weather, even babies and weddings - does not matter. Same in the flower pot yard after school. It is about love and laughter - what better atmosphere to learn in?

- submitted by a parent
no rating January 17, 2009
OLA is the best school in Bay Ridge, you will not find another one like it. The teachers are wonderful and really care about the kids. We just got a new principal and she is outstanding, The first 2 months of school she made a point to know every kid at school names that made them feel so important. We are one big family, Come join us.

- submitted by a parent
January 17, 2009
I Love this school so much. I have been here since i was in pre-K. The teachers are really nice and i met some of the nicest kids you ever want to meet.

- submitted by a student
January 17, 2009
Our school has to be one of the last schools that i know that cares about their children. The teachers will do anything they can to reach out to your kid if she is not doiing well. I have not seen that in the other schools i have been to.The new principal has made some remarkable progress. The children love her. I feel good knowing that my kid gets up in the morning and can't wait to go to school. She is treated so well there and she knows it. It's a real good feeling.I would recommend this school to anyone.

- submitted by a parent
January 16, 2009
This school is a small community of really good families and children and it is a small part of the greater community of Bay Ridge. It is has simple and effective academic results. My kids love this school! My son went on to HS and he was accepted to all the high schools he applied to with scholarship and honors. This was because of the amazing learning environment he was in. My daughter is happy to go to school everyday. They have lots of activities for the children to participate in both during and afterschool. The families all support one another in a wonderful way.

- submitted by a parent
no rating January 16, 2009
Our Lady of Angels is the best school in Bay Ridge. We just got a new principal and she is doing an amazing job. She has made a huge difference in just the few months that she has been here. The kids are having fun learning. What more can you ask for.

- submitted by a parent
January 16, 2009
I love ola its family ,friendly ,parents work well together and it is a caring atmosphere

- submitted by a parent
no rating January 15, 2009
Our School is excelling in all areas academically .When you come to OLA you join a Family and are treated like family. When I go off to work in the morning I have no worries knowing that my kids left in good hands. The teachers are loving and caring. The children are learning and are enjoying it. The teachers make it fun. We have so many activites going on for the children during the year. Come and visit us,you are alway welcome.

- submitted by a parent
January 14, 2009
I Love this school soo much! It Is my home away from home I love it How the teachers make sure everyone gets the work before getting a test. the Teachers are very freindly and make you feel like home , I also love it how the teachers make learning fun and not just teach it. OLA is a very good school.

- submitted by a student
January 14, 2009
this is the best school ive ever been to and i love all the teachers and they all taught me so much knowledge

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January 14, 2009
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January 14, 2009
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- submitted by a student
January 13, 2009
I love this school. My daughter loves it and it is the most educatinal school ive ever let my daughter go to

- submitted by a parent
January 09, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
December 11, 2008
Sending our children to OLA has been one of the best decisions we have made. As parents of 2 younger children I have to say the teachers and support staff have been wonderful. They have help my children adjust to school, made them feel welcome and appreciated and part of a bigger family. The school has a very warm atmosphere and I would definitely recommend it to family and friends.

- submitted by a parent
no rating December 07, 2008
Our lady of Angels is one of the best family oriented schools in Bay Ridge. The kids are pleasant and fun to be around. Its a caring envoirment and since we got a new principle the students are working harder and the results are amazing.

- submitted by a parent
December 04, 2008
Since the change of principal this year this school is changing for the better. There have been wonderful changes with both extra-curricular activities and with the curriculum. As you can see with the publicity the school has been getting lately in the local papers the majority of students are enjoying the school. The school has a strong Parent Association and has maintained the family oriented feel it always had.

- submitted by a parent
December 04, 2008
I would recommend this school to family and friends. With a new Principal this year , there is more structure, rule changes(for the better). Many of the teachers go above and beyond. The new teachers at OLA have shown themselves to be an asset to the school. The parents are very friendly and involved. The curriculum has improved as well. The new Principal will hopefully offer more extra curriculum activities for the children in the near future. If you are looking for a family oriented school , this is your school.

- submitted by a parent
no rating December 04, 2008
I for one am so happy to have found this school. Anyone who actually values and understands the need for a quality education and wants a small family- oriented school should take a look at OLA. The school is better managed, more disciplined, and safer than it has been in the last few years. The children are happy and learning- what more could a parent want?

- submitted by a parent
October 19, 2008
Since the change of principal this school is going rapidly downhill. Unilateral changes to everything from how the grading system works to how children can play at recess has rapidly taken this school from a previously family centered community to a 'do it my' principal led 'business'. Enrolments have already started to drop with existing students transferring to other schools. Shame really as it really was a nice little school until this year.

- submitted by a parent
September 14, 2007
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- submitted by a former student
November 01, 2006
This school is great, coming from a smaller town I thought we would get swallowed up,we feel at home. The teachers, parents and all the staff at O.L.A. are wonderful, for any parent who likes to be involved with the activities this school has a wonderful system.

- submitted by a parent
August 19, 2006
This is one of the best schools in Bay Ridge Since day one its been just like the old days Everyone is so friendly to everyone and it feels so warm.

- submitted by a parent
July 08, 2006
The academics offered at this school are remedial, and for a

- submitted by a parent
February 18, 2006
Our Lady of Angels School is a very good school. The teachers, staff and parents make you feel like you are part of the O.L.A. family. Student scores are satisfactory.

- submitted by a parent
June 24, 2005
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April 04, 2005
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February 19, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
February 23, 2004
This school is a great school. The teachers are very involved with the kids, actually everyone in the school is great. I highy recommend this school to any parents who want an excellent education and a safe and clean enviorment for their kids.

- submitted by a parent
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Holy Angels Catholic Academy
337 74th Street, Brooklyn, NY  11209
(718) 238-5045
Last modified Holy Angels Catholic Academy is a Private school that serves grades PK-8
Holy Angels Catholic Academy Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 45 reviews. Top