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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 Lunch.

    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 Manhattan.

    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 pupilhttp://www.crainsnewyork.com/article/20090628/FREE/306289982&cat=education

  • 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

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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 everyday coursework.

    MCHR Innovations Lead to High Test Scores

  • Every student takes part in violin or voice lessons twice a week.

    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 scholarship.

  • 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 school!

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