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About Saint Agnes HS

Saint Agnes Boys High School is an all-boys Catholic school located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. Our college-preparartory curriculum prepares young men for success in college and careers.

St. Agnes enrolls approximately 300 young men in grades 9 through 12. The average class size is 25. The school’s small size ensures personal attention for each student. The faculty at St. Agnes is committed to helping each student develop his academic talents fully.

St. Agnes is conveniently located on West End Avenue at West 87th Street on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. The school is just one block from the number 1 subway stop at 86th Street and Broadway, with easy connections to the Number 2 and 3 express trains. In addition, the M-86 cross-town bus stops directly across the street from the school, providing convenient access for students on the East Side. Students from all five boroughs are enrolled at St. Agnes.

Tuition for 2009-10 is $6250 and may be paid in ten monthly installments. The only fees for freshmen are registration of $100, tuition processing of $42, and book fee of $75. Financial aid is available through the Inner City Scholoarship Fund and the Student Sponsor Partners Programs.Tuition payments are made to Tuition Management Systems. For more information visit their web site at

Dress Code
Students are required to wear a white dress shirt with a tie, dress pants, and black dress shoes. Complete details are published in the Student & Parent Handbook.

All students at St. Agnes enroll in a college-preparatory curriculum. Required courses are:

Religion - 4 years
English - 4 years
Mathematics - 4 years
Social Studies - 4 years
Spanish - 3 or 4 years
Science - 3 or 4 years
Physical Education - 3 years
Fine Arts - 1 year
Health - 1 semester
Computer Skills - 1 semester

The Advanced Placement Program allows high school students to earn college credits. St. Agnes offers Advanced Placement courses in American History, English, and Spanish. Elective courses are offered in a variety of disciplines in senior year.

Extra-Curricular Activites

JV and Varsity Basketball
Varsity Baseball
Varsity Soccer
Drama Club
Mock Trial
Habitat for Humanity Service
National Honor Society
Math League
Chess Club
Student Council

College Placement
100% of our graduates continue their studies in colleges and universities. More than half of our most recent class won college scholarships worht over 2 million dollars. In recent years, students were admitted to selective colleges, including:

  • Boston College
  • Boston University
  • Brown University
  • Colgate University
  • Columbia University
  • Duke University
  • Fairfield University
  • Fordham University
  • Marist College
  • New York University
  • Penn State
  • St. John’s University
  • State University of New York
  • University of California
  • University of Chicago
  • University of Connecticut
  • Vanderbilt University
  • Villanova University
  • West Point Military Academy
  • . . . and many others.

Non-Discrimination Policy
Saint Agnes Boys High School not and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin in the administration of educational or admissions policies, financial aid or grant programs, athletics, or any other school programs.

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