27 Catholic schools to close in New York Archdiocese

Jan. 12, 2011
Declining enrollment claims 1 high school and 26 elementary schools

From The New York Times: The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York has decided that 26 elementary schools and one high school with declining enrollment will be closed at the end of the current school year. The announcement capped a two-year review process and represents the largest school consolidation in the history of the archdiocese, which includes 2.5 million Catholics. Among the schools to be shut, six are in the Bronx, four are on Staten Island and three are in Manhattan.

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