22 Catholic Elementary Schools to Be Closed in June

Affected students will be invited to attend neighboring Catholic schools

Tuesday, Jan 22, 2013  |  Updated 6:05 PM EDT
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22 Catholic Elementary Schools to Be Closed in June

NBCPhiladelphia.com

A committee tasked with determining which area Catholic elementary schools should be closed released its recommendations Tuesday.

Working with local boards, pastors, principals, elected officials and the Archdiocese of New York, the committee determined 22 Catholic elementary schools that have been designated as at-risk should be closed in June.

The recommendations were accepted by the Archdiocese of New York and the schools are now slated for closure.

Affected students will be invited to attend neighboring Catholic schools.

The list of schools that will close is included below.

Manhattan:   
Annunciation   
Holy Cross   
Holy Name of Jesus   
St. James-St. Joseph     
St. Jude   

Northwest and South Bronx:   
Holy Spirit    
Our Lady of Angels   
Our Lady of Mercy  
St. Jerome         

East and Northeast Bronx:   
Blessed Sacrament   
St. Anthony     
St. Mary Star of the Sea   

Central Westchester:
Holy Name of Jesus, Valhalla
Our Lady of Fatima, Scarsdale
St. Casimir, Yonkers

Northern Westchester/Putnam:
Our Lady of the Assumption, Peekskill
St. Theresa, Briarcliff Manor

Dutchess:
St. Joseph, Millbrook

Rockland:
St. Augustine, New City
St. Peter, Haverstraw       

Ulster, Orange, Sullivan:
St. Joseph, Kingston
St. Mary of the Snow, Saugerties                                                                                                                            

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