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#1
The Aquinas Institute
1127 Dewey Ave.
Rochester, N.Y. 14613
254-2020
Total Enrollment: 910
Grades: 9-12
Registered High School 1: Yes
Yearly Tuition: $3,490
Financial Aid Available: Scholarships-$1,000, Financial aid-$873
Coed: Yes
Busing Available: Yes
Athletic Programs Offered: Section 5 basketball, baseball, bowling, cheerleading, cross country, football, golf, ice hockey, indoor track, lacrosse, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track and field, volleyball
Principal(s): The Rev. Dennis Noelke CSB
Year Founded: 1902

#2
McQuaid Jesuit High School
1800 S. Clinton Ave.
Rochester, N.Y. 14618
473-1130
Total Enrollment: 690
Grades: 7-12
Registered High School 1: Yes
Yearly Tuition: 4,300 + fees
Financial Aid Available: Variable amounts through work-study
Coed: No
Busing Available: Yes
Athletic Programs Offered: Section 5 football, soccer, basketball, volleyball, Franklin Kamp, cross country, indoor track, track and field, wrestling, hockey, swimming, skiing, baseball, tennis, golf, lacrosse, bowling
Year Founded: 1954

#3
The Nazareth Schools
1001 Lake Ave.
Rochester, N.Y. 14613
458-8583
Total Enrollment: 620
Grades: Preschool-12
Registered High School: Yes
Yearly Tuition: 2,200-3,350
Financial Aid Available: Academic and need-based aid-up to 50 percent of
tuition
Coed: Yes (2)
Busing Available: Yes
Athletic Programs Offered: Section 5 softball, volleyball, basketball, cross country, track and field, soccer, tennis, bowling, cheerleading
Principal(s): Catherine Kress, Sister Elizabeth Snyder, Olena Lylak
Year Founded: 1871

#4
Our Lady of Mercy High School
1437 Blossom Road
Rochester, NY 14610
288-7120
Total Enrollment: 527
Grades: 7-12
Registered High School: Yes
Yearly Tuition: 3,975
Financial Aid: Up to 80 percent of tuition
Coed: Yes
Busing Available: Yes
Athletic Programs Offered: Section 5 basketball, bowling, soccer, tennis, volleyball
Principal(s): Evelyn Kirst
Year Founded: 1928

#5
Northstar Christian Academy
332 Spencerport Road
Rochester, NY 14606
429-5530
Total Enrollment: 516
Grades: Preschool-12
Registered High School: No
Yearly Tuition:1,975-2,450
Financial Aid Available: None
Coed: Yes
Busing Available: Yes
Athletic Programs Offered: Section 5 soccer, basketball, softball, baseball, wrestling
Principal(s): Nick Fabry
Year Founded:1972

#6
Bishop Kearney High School
125 Kings Highway S.
Rochester, N.Y. 14617
342-4000
Total Enrollment: 500
Grades: 9-12
Registered High School: Yes
Yearly Tuition: 3,275
Financial Aid Available: Family plan, academic and need-based
Coed: Yes
Busing Available: Yes
Athletic Programs Offered: Section 5
football, soccer, tennis, bowling, financial
aid track, basketball, baseball, softball, hockey, lacrosse, cheerleading, wrestling, volleyball
Principal(s): Sister Elaine Englert, Raymond Vercruysse
Year Founded: 1962

#7
St. Ambrose School
31 Empire Blvd.
Rochester, N.Y. 14609
288-0580
Total Enrollment: 490
Grades: Preschool-6
Registered High School: Not applicable
Yearly Tuition: 2,000
Financial Aid Available: Diocesan aid ($500 maximum)
Coed: Yes
Busing Available: Yes
Athletic Programs Available: Not applicable
Principal(s): Marilyn Reeves
Year Founded: 1922

#8
St. Pius Tenth School
3000 Chili Ave.
Rochester, N.Y. 14624
247-5650
Total Enrollment: 456
Grades: Preschool-6
Registered High School: Not applicable
Yearly Tuition: 2,000
Financial Aid Available: Based on financial need ( $500 maximum)
Coed: Yes
Busing Available: Yes
Athletic Programs Offered: Not applicable
Principal(s): Stephen Oberst
Year Founded: 1954

#9
Allendale Columbia School
519 Allens Creek Road
Rochester, N.Y. 14618
381-4560
Total Enrollment: 450
Grades: Preschool-12
Registered High School: Yes (3)
Yearly Tuition: 1,600-10,050
Financial Aid Available: Grants, need-based loans, leadership awards
Coed: Yes
Busing Available: Yes
Athletic Programs Available: Section 5 soccer, cross country, tennis, volleyball, basketball, swimming, track, baseball,
softball
Principal(s): Charles Hertrick
Year Founded: 18904

#10
The Harley School
1981 Clover St.
Rochester, N.Y. 14618
442-1770
Total Enrollment: 440
Grades: Preschool-12
Registered High School: Not applicable
Yearly Tuition: 3,490-9,950
Financial Aid Available: Minimum tuition amount $1,500
Coed: Yes
Busing Available: Yes
Athletic Programs Available: Volleyball, soccer, tennis, cross country, basketball, swimming, baseball, softball, track
Principal(s): Richard Blumenthal
Year Founded: 1917

#11
Our Mother of Sorrows School
1777 Latta Road
Rochester, N.Y. 14612 663-1100
Total Enrollment: 436
Grades: K-8
Registered High School: Not applicable
Yearly Tuition: 1,260-1,800
Financial Aid Available: Based on financial need ($300 maximum)
Coed: Yes
Busing Available: Yes
Athletic Programs Offered: Not applicable
Principal(s): Rebecca Maloney
Year Founded: 1946

#12
St. John the Evangelist School
2376 W. Ridge Road
Rochester, N.Y. 14626
225-3450
Total Enrollment: 432
Grades: Preschool-8
Registered High School: Not applicable
Yearly Tuition: 1,550
Financial Aid Available: Based on financial need
Coed: Yes
Busing Available: Yes
Athletic Programs Offered: Not applicable
Principal(s): Robert Edelman
Year Founded: 1886

#13
St. Joseph School
39 Gebhardt Road
Penfield, N.Y. 14526
586-6968
Total Enrollment: 398
Grades: Preschool-6
Registered High School: Not applicable
Yearly Tuition: 1,790-2,340
Financial Aid Available: Diocesan aid
Coed: Yes
Busing Available: Yes
Athletic Programs Available: Basketball
Principal(s): Marylin Dewey
Year Founded: 1954

#14
St. Louis School
11 Rand Place
Pittsford, N.Y. 14534
586-5200
Total Enrollment: 377
Grades: Preschool-6
Registered High School: Not applicable
Yearly Tuition: 1,790-2,400
Financial Aid Available: Based on financial need (maximum $900)
Coed: Yes
Busing Available: Yes
Athletic Programs Offered: CYO basketball and soccer
Principal(s): Sister Barbara Hamm
Year Founded: 1950

#15
St. Helen School
150 Lettington Drive
Rochester, N.Y. 14624
235-2391
Total Enrollment: 330
Grades: Preschool-6
Registered High School: Not applicable
Yearly Tuition: 1,510-2,000
Financial Aid Available: Diocesan (average $400)
Coed: Yes
Busing Available: Yes
Athletic Programs Available: CYO basketball and cheerleading
Principal(s): Carol Robinson
Year Founded: 1950

#16
St. Charles Borromeo
64 Maiden Lane
Rochester, N.Y. 14616 663-1220
Total Enrollment: 325
Grades: Preschool-8
Registered High School: Not applicable
Yearly Tuition: 1,430-1,710
Financial Aid Available: None
Coed: Yes
Busing Available: Yes
Athletic Programs Offered: Not applicable
Principal(s): Barbara Williams
Year Founded: 1926

#17
Seton Catholic School
165 Rhinecliff Drive
Rochester, N.Y. 14618
473-6604
Total Enrollment: 305
Grades: Preschool-6
Registered High School: Not applicable
Yearly Tuition: NA
Financial Aid Available: Based on income
Coed: Yes
Busing Available: Yes
Athletic Programs Offered: CYO basketball, softball, soccer
Principal(s): Sister Kathleen Lurz
Year Founded: 1948

#18
Northeastern Catholic Junior High
125 Kings Highway S.
Rochester, N.Y. 14617
544-0560
Total Enrollment: 300
Grades: 7-8
Registered High School: Not applicable
Yearly Tuition: 2,000
Financial Aid Available: Diocesan
Coed: Yes
Busing Available: Yes
Athletic Programs Offered: Not applicable
Principal(s): Joseph Holleran
Year Founded: 1990

#19
St. Margaret Mary School
400 Rogers Parkway
Rochester, N.Y. 14617 266-0413
Total Enrollment: 280
Grades: Preschool-6
Registered High School: Not applicable
Yearly Tuition: 1,510-2,000
Financial Aid Available: Based on financial need ($500 maximum)
Coed: Yes
Busing Available: Yes
Athletic Programs Offered: Not applicable
Principal(s): Kathleen Carroll
Year Founded: 1930

#20
St. John the Evangelist School
65 Martha St.
Spencerport, N.Y. 14559
352-4550
Total Enrollment: 264
Grades: Preschool-8
Registered High School: Not applicable
Yearly Tuition: 1,450
Financial Aid Available: Based on financial need
Coed: Yes
Busing Available: Yes
Athletic Programs Offered: Not applicable
Principal(s): Christopher Meagher
Year Founded: 1927

#21
Webster Christian School
675 Holt Road
Webster, N.Y. 14580
872-5150
Total Enrollment: 245
Grades: K-12
Registered High School: Yes
Yearly Tuition: 2,500
Financial Aid Available: Based on financial need (up to 50 percent of tuition) Coed: Yes
Busing Available: Yes
Athletic Programs Offered: Section 5 soccer, basketball, volleyball
Principal(s): William Kelly
Year Founded: 1977

#22
Holy Trinity School
1456 Ridge Road E.
Webster, N.Y. 14580
265-2002
Total Enrollment: 220
Grades: Preschool-6
Registered High School: Not applicable
Yearly Tuition: 1,790
Financial Aid Available: Negotiable
Coed: Yes
Busing Available: Yes
Athletic Programs Offered: Not applicable
Principal(s): Mary Louise Kime
Year Founded: 1860

#23
Rochester Christian School
260 Embury Road
Rochester, N.Y. 14625
671-4910
Total Enrollment: 220
Grades: K-8
Registered High School: Yes
Yearly Tuition: 615-3,262
Financial Aid Available: 30 percent of tuition
Coed: Yes
Busing Available: Yes
Athletic Programs Available: Section 5 basketball, soccer, volleyball
Principal(s): William Fischer
Year Founded: 1917

#24
Hillel School
191 Fairfield Drive
Rochester, N.Y. 14620
271-6877
Total Enrollment: 214
Grades: K-8
Registered High School: Not
Yearly Tuition: NA
Financial Aid Available: 100 percent of tuition
Coed: Yes
Busing Available: Yes
Athletic Programs Available: None
Principal(s): Rabbi Zev Silber
Year Founded: 1947

#25
St. John of Rochester
10 Wickford Way
Fairport, N.Y. 14450
248-8836
Total Enrollment: 205
Grades: Preschool-6
Registered High School: Not applicable
Yearly Tuition:1,790
Financial Aid Available: Yes
Coed: Yes
Busing Available: Yes
Athletic Programs Available: None
Principal(s): Marilyn Tripp
Year Founded: 1963

NOTES: Information was provided by individual schools that responded to a
mail and telephone survey by Jan. 23. High schools, junior high
schools and elementary schools included on the list have a minimum
of 205 students and are listed in the Monroe County section of the
state Education Department’s Directory of Non-Public Schools, 1992-
93 edition.
(1) A registered high school has been admitted to the State University
of New York and is authorized to issue Regents high school diplomas
and administer Regents exams according to the Directory of Non-
Public Schools.
(2) School is co-ed through 8th grade only
(3) School is registered with SUNY but administers its own exams in
lieu of Regents exams
(4) Columbia was founded in 1890. Allendale was founded in 1908. The
two schools merged in 1971.
NA-Not available
Researched by Nathalie Gabirout, Susan Moyer and Ann Valls

[Rochester Business Journal List, Private Schools; Feb. 10, 1995]

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