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Monsignor Farrell High School

Private | 9-12 | 872 students

 

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Posted January 24, 2013

Farrell is a wonderful school for young men that creates a strong foundation for their futures. Strong friendships, wonderful staff, and a warm and caring environment . Farrell is like a home away form home!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 22, 2012

You cant give a school 1 star because of 1 teacher you did not like...thats not fair. Some teachers are amazing...some not so much....but its a great school nonetheless


Posted October 17, 2011

My son went here years ago and most of the school admn is fine but the band music teacher Mr. Christensen is a obnoxious lowdown uneducated person and suprising he is a teacher. This man used to ridicule and mock brooklyn students that would come here sterotyping them and used to play music records for the students telling them that if you play them backwards you can find satanic messages in the music. This guy needs some mental help. Dont belive me, ask some other graduates they will say the same. This guy is a jackofff
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 29, 2009

Excellent school. The administration is wonderful and dedicated. The academics are challenging. The extracurricular activities are astounding.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 27, 2008

Fantastic school. The extracurricular activities are limitless and the academics are phenomenal like every school it all comes down to how you use it.
—Submitted by a student


Posted December 2, 2007

I am a student of Farrell. Im a Senior and this is my second year in the school. I could not be happier that I transfered to Farrell. It is the greatest school ever , and moreso the greatest experience ever. Everything from teachers to coaches from the curriculum to the lunch. Everything is perfect. i could not reccomend this school enough.
—Submitted by a student


Posted January 12, 2007

great school, terrific teachers, wonderful coaching staff -- my son loves this school. caring nurturing environment. best experience ever for my son!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 14, 2005

My son is now a sophomore. He's excelling academically and in sports. Farrell stresses education first then sports.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 26, 2003

The school is an awesome school. There is something for every student to do. The principle is strict but fair. My son is having an awesome time there. There is a deep sense of brotherhood.
—Submitted by a parent


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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 90% 52%
Hispanic 5% 21%
Asian 4% N/A
Black 1% 21%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Asian N/A 6%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% N/A
Two or more races 0% N/A
Source: NCES, 2009-2010

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School Leader's name
  • Edmund J. Whalen
Gender
  • All boys
Affiliation
  • Roman catholic
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  • NCEA

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  • Archdiocese of New York
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2900 Amboy Rd
Staten Island, NY 10306
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Phone: (718) 987-2900

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