Mount Carmel-Holy Rosary School. A High-Achieving Catholic School in East Harlem. MCHR’s Student Body Reflects its East Harlem Neighborhood. The majority of students (79%) qualify for Free and Reduced School Lunch. The student body is 54% African-American and 37% Latino. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation
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MOUNT CARMEL-HOLY ROSARY SCHOOLA High-Achieving Catholic School
in East Harlem
MCHRs Student Body Reflects its East Harlem Neighborhood The
majority of students (79%) qualify for Free and Reduced School
The student body is 54% African-American and 37% Latino.
44% of the students are non-Catholic.
Most students come from the immediate neighborhood, although a
few families travel from the South Bronx and the West Side of
MCHR is one of more than 215 Catholic elementary schools serving
NYC children in all five boroughs.
107 Mount Carmel-Holy Rosary students attend the school using
CSF scholarships thats close to 50% of the student body.
A large number of the remaining students receive some type of
scholarship, either through the Inner-City Scholarship Fund or
through individual donors to the school.
MCHR Relies Heavily on Scholarships and Other Donations
NYC Public Schools Spend $20,655 a year per
MCHRS TUITION IS $3,250 A YEAR
YET THE SCHOOL IS OUTSCORING NEARBY PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
IN 2009, 100% OF MCHR 4TH GRADERS SCORED A 3 OR 4 ON BOTH NEW
YORK STATE ELA AND MATH EXAMS.
IN 2009, 100% OF MCHR 8TH GRADERS SCORED A 3 OR 4 ON THE NEW
YORK STATE ELA EXAM, AND 97% OF THE 8TH GRADERS SCORED 3 OR 4 ON
THE NEW YORK STATE MATH EXAM.
2009 NY State Exams
4th grade8th grade
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District 4 NYS Exams 2009 - 4th Grade ELA
District 4 NYS Exams 2009 - 4th Grade Math
District 4 NYS Exams 2009 - 8th Grade ELA
District 4 NYS Exams 2009 - 8th Grade Math
An Extended School Day school ends at 4pm Mon-Thurs.
Accelerated Reader Program Students move up in reading levels by
reading books and then taking quizzes. Over one 60-day period, MCHR
students took 6,486 quizzes and had an average score of 91.8%.
School Library Through a $150,000 grant from Library Connections
(funded by Peter Flanigans Patrons Program), MCHR employs a
full-time library teacher and has equipped its library with more
than 6,500 books.
Technology Integration MCHR has an up-to-date computer lab, and
each classroom has 1-3 computers. Technology is incorporated into
MCHR Innovations Lead to High Test Scores
Every student takes part in violin or voice lessons twice a
Older students interested in pursuing violin training at MCHR
have performed at the Russian Tea Room, the Rainbow Room, and a few
have been admitted to a special Juilliard program.
Ballroom dancing is offered for 4th, 5th and 8th graders, who go
on to compete in a city-wide contest.
Creative Classrooms provides the school with a professional art
instructor who gives weekly lessons.
MCHRs Thriving Arts Program
Jaime Martinez (left) is a MCHR 8th grader using a CSF
scholarship. He is a ballroom dancer and violin player and plans to
become a lawyer. He told us, My parents and I wanted to have more
opportunities. This would not have been possible without my CSF
Mount Carmel-Holy Rosary School 371 Pleasant Avenue (119th &
120th Sts) New York, NY 10035 Phone: (212) 876-7555 Fax: (212)
876-0152www.mtcarmelholyrosaryschool.orgMCHR a proud CSF