Mount Saint Michael Academy

Coordinates: 40°53′55″N 73°50′32″W / 40.89861°N 73.84222°W / 40.89861; -73.84222
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Mount Saint Michael Academy
4300 Murdock Avenue


United States
Coordinates40°53′55″N 73°50′32″W / 40.89861°N 73.84222°W / 40.89861; -73.84222
MottoAd Astra Per Aspera
(To the Stars Through Difficulties)
Religious affiliation(s)Roman Catholic (Marist Brothers)
Established1926 (97 years ago) (1926)[2]
PresidentPeter P. Corritori, Jr.[1]
PrincipalBr. Steve Schlitte, FMS
Enrollment700+[2] (2020)
Color(s)Blue and gold   
Athletics conferenceCatholic High School Athletic Association
AccreditationMiddle States Association of Colleges and Schools[3]
NewspaperThe Tower
Tuition$6,150 (Grades 6–8)[a]
$9,300 (Grades 9–12)[b]

Mount Saint Michael Academy is an all-boys' Roman Catholic high school in the Wakefield neighborhood of the New York City borough of the Bronx. The school's campus also borders the city of Mount Vernon in neighboring Westchester County and is administered by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York.

The school opened on September 13, 1926, originally staffed by fourteen Marist Brothers, and dedicated to Saint Michael the Archangel.

The U.S. Department of Education named it a National Blue Ribbon School in 1992.[4]

Notable alumni[edit]

Central tower

Commerce and economics

Fine arts and entertainment

Professional athletics

Public service


  1. ^ 2022–2023, plus fees of $1,400[2]
  2. ^ 2022–2023, plus fees of $1,400[2]
  1. ^ "Staff - Mount Saint Michael Academy". Retrieved January 5, 2020.
  2. ^ a b c d "School Profile". Retrieved January 5, 2020.
  3. ^ "Member List: Mount Saint Michael Academy", Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Elementary and Secondary Schools. Retrieved May 4, 2015.
  4. ^ Doherty, Gerald (2001). "The Mount St. Michael Story". Mount Saint Michael Academy. Retrieved March 12, 2021.
  5. ^ Dwyer, Jim (February 1, 2001). "He's Old News At His Old School". New York Daily News. Retrieved May 18, 2012.
  6. ^ "Mount All Years Reunion is a Blast From the Past". Mount St. Michael Academy Newsletter. Vol. 1, no. 3. Mount St. Michael Academy. Retrieved January 5, 2020. Paul Grassi '96, hasn't been back to the Mount since his graduation in June 1996 – 15 years.
  7. ^ a b c d "Mount Saint Michael Academy Alumni Pro Stats". Pro-Football-Reference.
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  9. ^ "2005 NYC Voter Guide: 13th City Council District Philip F. Foglia". New York City Campaign Finance Board. 2005. Archived from the original on May 4, 2020. Retrieved May 4, 2020.

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