Catherine McAuley High School
is an all-girls, private
, Roman Catholic high school
, New York
. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy
in 1942, it is located in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn
A young woman named Catherine McAuley was dedicated to serving the poor, sick and uneducated in Dublin, Ireland
. In 1827 she inherited the equivalent of 1 million dollars from a former employer. She founded the Sisters of Mercy to further her mission. Catherine McAuley High School is sponsored by The Sisters of Mercy and is dedicated to "preparing young Christian women for life."Catherine McAuley High School
is a small, all-girls' Catholic school in the diverse community of East Flatbush
in Brooklyn, New York. The original name was Catherine McAuley "Commercial"
High School, reflecting the fact that most graduates went directly to the workforce after high school. The success of McAuley's college preparatory curriculum is evidenced by annual graduation and college acceptance rates near 100%
. McAuley grants an amazing amount of financial aid to many students. McAuley adheres to the New York State Curriculum guidelines. Numerous after school activities exist so young women can explore their hidden talents and pursue areas of interest.
In 2002, Catherine McAuley High School was the first in New York City to offer a boarding program for teenagers. The boarding program is administered in partnership with Boys Hope Girls Hope of New York, a... Read More