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Transfiguration School

Private | PK-8 | 33 students

 

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Posted October 15, 2009

Transfiguration has always been a very nurturing environment to my children, in addition to being one of the finest elementary schools in the tri-state area. Their academic record speaks for itself. sixty years and going strong!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 27, 2009

This school is worth every penny of tuition. The teachers and administration or top notch and the education that my children are receiving rivals any public or private school in the area. Test scores are consistently excellent and the school has a caring and nurturing feeling about it. I know my children are safe and well care for.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 29, 2008

We do a lot more than play kickball in gym. I learned how to play Volleyball and Basketball and Hockey. The bottomline is that we get exercise and it is fun. The academic work is hard but the teacher's challenge us to reach our potential.
—Submitted by a student


Posted October 17, 2007

In my opinion they can have a better gym organizer. The children only play kickball. Academic wise I'm not sure if my son is beig challenged. It's not a bad school but, there are some things they can work on.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 8, 2006

This is a wonderful school. I am very happy thatI took my son out of public scholl and put him into private
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Posted May 27, 2006

This Catholic elementary school is head and shoulders above the others in the Westchester area. Their academics are strong and adhere to NYS standards. Students score high consistently. the school has music, art, foreign language, sports program and well equipped computer lab.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 5, 2006

Transfiguration School's after school enrichment program is outstanding! There is so much to offer. Some classes include ceramics, soccer, basketball clinic, drama, guitar,mock trial, painting and jewelry making. It is comforting to know our children's afternoons are being enriched by these classes.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 3, 2006

I love this school. After touring several private schools in the area. This one was my number 1
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 9, 2005

The quality of the academic program is excellent. The children are challenged, and most exceed their expectations, but most importantly, the school provides a safe environment. Parent involvement is encouraged, and the staff is always available. The staff is extrodinary. We are lucky to have them. They are a group of professionals who take their mission serious, in that they not only provide quality education to our children, but they are sincere, caring teachers.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 15, 2005

The academic program is second to none. The school graduates Regis scholars regularly. It has all the bells, whistles and resources of any high quality private school. The teachers and administration is caring, involved and highly skilled. There is a strong sense of unity and community. Parents are very involved. I am grateful for the experience. It was the best environment for children
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 13, 2005

Transfiguration School is a great alternative to the public schools and expensive private schools in the Westchester area. Students are given a strong academic foundation adhering to the New York State learning standards. Class sizes are large enough to provide ample social opportunities but small enough to provide the most suitable learning environment. The school offers after school care opportunities, enrichment programs and sports programs in addition to a great education. The teachers and administrator are highly trained and educated professionals. The atmosphere is warm and inviting. Parent involvement is encouraged. The school, its academic offerings, extracurricular offerings and environment offers a tremendous amount of value for the money.
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Posted January 25, 2005

Transfiguration School of Tarrytown, New York is composed of Principal, teachers, staff and priests that are dedicated to the Catholic education of their students. Through the cooperative volunteer efforts of school parents the school continues to support itself and prepares and gratuates students that go on to top Catholic and other high schools. Transfiguration School's greatest gift is it's students and their loving parents.
—Submitted by a staff


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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 75% 52%
Asian 7% N/A
Hispanic 7% 21%
Black 6% 21%
Two or more races 5% N/A
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander N/A 6%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% N/A
Source: NCES, 2009-2010

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  • Audrey J. Woods
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  • Coed
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  • Roman catholic
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  • NCEA
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  • (914) 631-6640

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40 Prospect Avenue
Tarrytown, NY 10591
Phone: (914) 631-3737

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