November 15, 2019
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St. Jean Baptiste High School

There is still time to find your perfect school! St. Jean Baptiste High School, a girls’ school, was founded by the Sisters of the Congregation of Notre Dame in 1929. The school is accredited by the Middle States Association of Secondary Schools. St. Jean Baptiste partners with St. Joseph’s College and offers Advanced Placement courses in the liberal and fine arts, as well as advanced science and math electives. Students participate in programs such as the Cornell Weill Medical Research Internship, the Futures and Options Career Essential Program, the Cooper Union Summer Research Institute in Science and Engineering, the Telluride Association Summer Seminar at Indiana University and the University of Michigan, and the Hugh O’Brien Leadership Conference at Adelphi University, as well as summer foreign exchange programs. All seniors participate in a full day of service each week at local hospitals, schools, soup kitchens, senior centers, and other social service agencies, earning 140 hours throughout the school year. Activities include Student Council, National Honor Society, French and Spanish Honor Societies, Ambassadors, softball, soccer, track, step teams, as well as clubs in art and photography, cooking, Latina dance, public speaking, French, Glamour Gals, and Global Concern. Enrollment: 315, and 100 percent of graduates attend college. Tuition: $7,200. Fees: $600. Sister Maria Cassano, CND, is the principal.

Where: 173 East 75th St. between Lexington and Third avenues
Tel: 212–288–1645, X 134
Updated Mar. 14, 2018

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