New York Archdiocese offers Catholic school ‘Touring Tuesday’ to boost admissions

The New York Archdiocese is offering parochial school tours in hopes of boosting admissions in the Bronx. Saint Thomas Aquinas School is among more than

Saint Thomas Aquinas School is among more than 160 elementary schools taking part in the first-ever touring event.

Saint Thomas Aquinas School is among more than 160 elementary schools taking part in the first-ever touring event. (10/22/13)

THE BRONX - The New York Archdiocese is offering parochial school tours in hopes of boosting admissions in the Bronx.

Saint Thomas Aquinas School is among more than 160 elementary schools across nine regions taking part in the first-ever "Touring Tuesday."

The initiative allows prospective students to get a first-hand look at school grounds from parent ambassadors and student volunteers. They also have the opportunity to meet with principals and faculty members.

Catholic school enrollment was down 12 percent nationwide this year, according to the National Catholic Education Association.

The next "Touring Tuesday" event is scheduled for Nov. 19.
 

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Authorities say the 30-year-old woman died after being 1 Woman fatally stabbed in Edenwald
Crossfit isn't just for the gym, according to 2 Ready, Set, Fit: Crossfit at home
Neighborhood Brief for March 26 3 Neighborhood Brief for March 26
Police say two men were shot while sitting 4 Police: Gunshot victims collide with cab driver while fleeing
5 Word on the Street: Worst Highway in NYC

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE