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St Casimir School

Private | PK-8 | 67 students

 

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Posted May 9, 2012

A great school --- Class of 1954 (Sister Emily) Great preparation for -- Fordham Prep (Science Honors 1958) Jesuit University of Detroit (Bachelor of Aeronautical Engr with Physics Major) 1963 also Jesuit NYU (Brooklyn Polytech Grad studies Aero Engr) NYU Stern Grad School of Business MBA in Finance 1971 Universty of Miami Grad Business/ Certified Financial Planner Certification


Posted May 7, 2012

We are grateful to have found St. Casimir School! Our son is in his 4th year and thriving. Academics are of the utmost importance. The teachers and staff genuinely care about the welll being of the students. The principal is dedicated and accessable. We recommend St. Casimir!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 10, 2010

I moved with my daughters to the USA and Got to this wonderful school were everybody from the principal to every and each one of the teachers and the peolple who works there help you and are always supportive. I can not blame or say anything bad about it. I'm blessed that my kids went and go to St. Casimir and recommend to everybody who are looking for peace in mind and know is doing the right thing. Price is excellent, education nothing to say but great things and know that they are always there for you. THANKS GOD FOR LET ME BE PART OS ST. CASIMIR SCHOOL FAMILY!!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 14, 2010

I write with enthusiasm! My son has been a student since Pre-K3 and he loves the school. The teachers are wonderful and the principal is amazing. She has the gift of making everyone feel special. I recommend this school to anyone seeking a nurturing environment and a solid education for their child/children.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 10, 2010

I love the class sizes, the principal, the teachers, parent and student involvement. A very warm and inviting atmosphere!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 22, 2010

St. Casimir is a excellent school my daughter is in third grade and she loves it.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 5, 2009

St Casimir's is an excellent school. My daughter is now in fifth grade and has been attending this school ever since kindergarten. This school is amazing and teaches the real value of life to all the students.The school creates an exciting atmosphere and all the students here feel like a part of one big family. I rated it 5 stars.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 8, 2008

Attended this school along with my two sister (and parents too) from K-8. Had an excellent Catholic School education.
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Posted August 29, 2008

My son has been attending the school since he was 4 yrs old. At one point we even moved away and the princpal accepted him back even during mid year. I love the school and now my daughter will be attending.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 10, 2008

Yonkers Hidden Jem! This school has exellent test scores.The teachers & principal go above and beyond their duties.Great Family atmosphere.Has the lowest tuition of all the school in the city.You don't have to send you child to Yonkers public schools.You have a better option here.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 6, 2005

This is a great school especially if your looking for a great, cheap Catholic education for your child. The school set a safe and friendly enviroment for my children. The teachers there are just great and work hard with all students. I am reallly glad my children have went to this school.
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Posted April 8, 2004

This is an excellent school. The children seem so happy there and the principal is very helpful. All of the staff seem very involved with the children. My child has shown an improvement in grades and attitude since he has been attending this school.
—Submitted by a parent


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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 42% 21%
White 30% 52%
Black 23% 21%
Asian 4% N/A
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 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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  • Helen E. Dinoia
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  • Coed
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  • Roman catholic
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  • NCEA

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259 Nepperhan Avenue
Yonkers, NY 10701
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Phone: (914) 965-2730

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