NEW YORK (WABC) – The superintendent of schools for the Archdiocese of New York announced Wednesday that 12 Catholic schools will not be able to reopen for the 2023-24 school year.

In addition, three schools in the Northern Westchester/Putnam and Ulster/Sullivan/Orange regions will eliminate grades 6, 7 and 8, and two additional schools in the Bronx will merge with another nearby school.

The following Catholic schools will not be open for the 2023-24 school year:

– Academy of St and St. Ann, Manhattan

– Ascension School, Manhattan

– Guardian Angel School, Manhattan

– Holy Family School, Bronx

-School of the Immaculate Conception, Manhattan

-Immaculate Conception School, 760 E Gun Hill Rd, Bronx

-Our Lady Queen of Martyrs, Manhattan

– Santa Maria School, Bronx

– St. Angela Merici School, Bronx S

– St. Brandon School, Bronx

– St. Christopher School, Staten Island

– St. Margaret Mary School, Bronx

Also, in the Bronx, St. Francis Xavier in the Bronx will merge with St. Clare of Assisi. and St. Gabriel’s School will merge with St. Margaret’s School of Carton.

The school principal’s office said it will work closely with each affected family to help find a nearby Catholic school for the fall.

The Enrollment Directors will provide each family with information and answer any questions they may have, whether related to enrollment, transportation, or tuition. The best resource for constantly updated information will always be


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