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NY Archdiocese Releases List Of Elementary Schools ‘At-Risk’ Of Closure

Classroom (credit: Clipart.com)

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The Archdiocese of New York announced Monday on its website a list of 26 Catholic schools deemed to be “at-risk” of closure in June 2013.

Local boards and committees have completed preliminary evaluations of both the current status and long-term viability of the elementary schools in three pilot regions and six non-pilot regions, according to the Archdiocese.

1010 WINS’ Carol D’Auria reports

Superintendent of Schools Dr. Timothy J. McNiff said in a press release that the review and analysis will “help ensure that all our schools will remain financially stable and, more importantly, open to all students.”

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A final decision on which schools will close will be made in January, 1010 WINS’ Carol D’Auria reported.

Here are the schools determined to be “at-risk” of closure:

Manhattan:
Annunciation
Holy Cross
Holy Name of Jesus
St. Gregory the Great
St. James-St. Joseph
St. Jude

Northwest and South Bronx:
Holy Spirit
Our Lady of Angels
Our Lady of Mercy
St. Jerome

East and Northeast Bronx:
Blessed Sacrament
St. Anthony
St. Mary
St. Mary Star of the Sea

Central Westchester:
Holy Name of Jesus, Valhalla
Our Lady of Fatima, Scarsdale
St. Casimir, Yonkers

Northern Westchester/Putnam:
Our Lady of the Assumption, Peekskill
St. Theresa, Briarcliff Manor

Dutchess:
Regina Coeli, Hyde Park
St. Joseph, Millbrook

Rockland:
St. Augustine, New City
St. Peter, Haverstraw

Ulster, Orange, Sullivan:
Sacred Heart, Newburgh
St. Joseph, Kingston
St. Mary of the Snow, Saugerties