Partnership Schools form students with the knowledge, character, and habits they need to flourish in high school, college, and beyond.
In our first decade, the impact of our work is clear.
Our students have achieved game-changing gains in both reading and math—growth that put our students’ achievement levels far above neighboring schools and on par with New York city, state, and charter averages.
And in the post-COVID world, our students are experiencing substantive academic growth—at a time when the headlines from schools across the nation are too often one of learning loss and academic decline.
I’m first-generation, and it’s a big deal for me to be going off to college.
— RAVEN, MT. CARMEL – HOLY ROSARY SCHOOL ’18,
NOTRE DAME HIGH SCHOOL OF MANHATTAN ’22,
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY ’26
Partnership Schools—indeed, all Catholic schools—educate the whole child: we form students’ values and habits, cultivate a sense of awe at God’s loving presence, and awaken young people to the meaning our lives gain only in service to others.
Catholic schools have a unique power to impact character because they cultivate a strong sense of community that helps students become their best selves in a supportive environment. For more on how our Partnership Schools do that, click here.
I will leave Archbishop Lyke School knowing I attended a great Catholic school that helped me and taught me to be a better person. For that, I am very thankful.
— LAILA, ARCHBISHOP LYKE ’22,
TRINITY HIGH SCHOOL-OH, ’26
Ensuring that all families have access to Catholic schools, regardless of their income, is at the core of what Partnership Schools does. We know from experience that when families have an excellent faith-based school in their community that they can afford, they come.
Growing enrollment is the first step. The long game is preparing future leaders…whose lives will make God known, loved, and served.
—CHRISTIAN DALLAVIS, PARTNERSHIP SCHOOLS ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT
Artists speak of “art through adversity.” The idea is that great art is born not from excess, but from constraint. The necessity of keeping costs down to sustain our schools well into the future has required us to innovate and focus on the effective practices that help schools go from good to great.
I don’t need any more evidence that Partnership Schools are doing a good job, but if I did, all I have to do is look around today.
—CARDINAL TIMOTHY DOLAN