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St. Thomas Apostle Catholic Academy

Grades: Pre-K
8749 87th Street
Woodhaven NY 11421
Phone: 718-847-3904

Our Insights

St. Thomas Apostle Catholic Academy is an early education center that provides preschool for 4 year olds. The center is in its own building, in Woodhaven.

The program has lots of activities for children to explore art, nature, music, dramatic play and more. Teachers ask children questions, invite back-and-forth conversation to develop language skills, mutual respect and promote positive social interactions. Children are encouraged to communicate and learn language skills through books, puppets or blocks. They have lots of time to talk and ask questions.

There is an outdoor space for children to play and get fresh air. Both early drop-off and late pick-up are available at this program.

This school prioritizes children who live in District 27 but anyone is welcome to apply. To see if your address is in the district for this program please use our school search. For more information about 3-K and Pre-K enrollment and advice on how to find a program, please visit our Pre-K page.

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School Stats

Citywide Average Key
This school is Better Near Worse than the citywide average

What is the Pre-K like?

From the NYC Program Assessment (CLASS and ECERS-R) Database through 2018-2019

Instruction: Teachers ask kids to explain their reasoning when they solve problems
Activities: Children explore art, music, sand/water, dramatic play and more
Language: Teachers talk and listen to kids in a supportive way
Interaction: Teachers ask kids good questions and invite back-and-forth conversation

Who does this school serve?

From 2018-19 Demographic Snapshot

Enrollment
80
Asian
13%
Black
4%
Hispanic
75%
White
6%
Other
3%
Pre-K seats
80

From 2018 School Directories



For more information about our data sources, see About Our Data · More DOE statistics for this school

Contact & Location

Location

Woodhaven (District 27)
Trains: J Line to 85th St-Forest Pkwy; Z Line to Woodhaven Blvd
Buses: Q11, Q24, Q53, Q56

Contact

Parent Coordinator
Josephine Pirozek

Other Details

Shared campus?
No
Metal detectors?
No

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