The Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn and Queens supports eleven high schools in the borough of Queens. These secondary schools have an excellent reputation and have won awards. Though the schools have a Catholic Christian mission, they are open to students of all faiths.
- In February, 2005, the Diocese announced the closing of nine parochial schools (see list), but no high schools are closing.
Archbishop Molloy High School in Briarwood (School District 28) educates young men and women and is run by the Marist Brothers.
The school has received many awards of excellence, including recognition as an "Outstanding American High School" by U.S. News & World Report.
Phone: (718) 441-2100
Christ the King Regional High School is a coed high school in Middle Village, near Maspeth (School District 24), with a college-preparatory curriculum and an enrollment of 1,750. It is known for its technology program, one of the best in a New York State high school. Students may choose technology as a "major" upon entrance as freshmen. Certification in Microsoft, Cisco, and other major technologies are available. The technology instruction at Christ the King is really ground-breaking for a high school. The school also offers continuing education classes for adult and daycare for kids.
Phone: (718) 366-7400
Holy Cross High School in Flushing (School District 25) is an all-boys school run by the Brothers of Holy Cross. Almost all of its graduates continue their education in college.
Phone: (718) 886-7250
Mary Louis Academy has educated young women since 1936 at its campus in Jamaica Estates (School District 29). It is a college preparatory school with small classes, bridge programs with local colleges, and an exchange program.
Phone: (718) 297-2120
Monsignor McClancy Memorial High School is located in East Elmhurst (School District 30), near Jackson Heights.
It educates young men.
Phone: (718) 898-3800
St. Agnes Academic School in College Point (School District 25) is a small college prep school for young women. Enrollment totals approximately 500 students.
Phone: (718) 353-6276
St. Francis Preparatory School in Fresh Meadows (School District 26) is the largest Catholic secondary school in the United States. This coed school was founded in 1858.
Phone: (718) 423-8810
St. John's Preparatory School in Astoria (School District 30) is a coeducational college prep school. It is affiliated with St. John's University.
Phone: (718) 721-7200
Maura Clarke Junior High School Program is the only Catholic junior high school in Queens. It is affiliated with Stella Maris High School in Rockaway Park (School District 27).
Phone: (863) 449-9413
Cathedral Preparatory Seminary of the Immaculate Conception is an all-boys school in Elmhurst (School District 24) for young men who have expressed a desire to join the Catholic priesthood.
Phone: (718) 592-6800
See the Catholic Brooklyn/Queens Diocese's website for enrollment and financial aid information, or else contact the schools themselves.