Mission Statement
The School of St. Benedict is a Catholic parish school  in which Gospel truths, 
values, and attitudes are primary to the work of education.St. Benedict sees its service of education as contributing to the church, the world, and the local community of Throggs Neck.

Daily Schedule

Grades 1-3        8:10-2:30

Grades 4 & 5         8:10-2:35   

Grades 6,7 & 8       8:00-2:45  

Pre-K and K       8:20-2:20

Pre K Half Days   8:15-11:30

Pre K Half Day Program
For 3 and 4 year olds who are fully trained.

Pre K Full Day Program
For 4 year olds only!

St. Benedict School Kindergarten
is a full day program.

Be Prepared to Bring:
 Birth Certificate
 Baptismal Certificate
 Any prior school reports

Programs and Activities
St. Benedict School offers a before and after school  program beginning from 7 a.m. and ending at 6 p.m. for a nominal fee.
You only pay for the time your child
attends the program.


The St. Benedict Athletic Association runs thevarious sports programs in school.These sports include Varsity, JV and Midgetboys and girls basketball, cheerleading, softball, and track. SBAA also runs intramural sports on school grounds.  These include:
basketball, indoor soccer, and whiffleball.

SBS Parent Organization

The SBS P.O. is a parent-run organization.
The P.O. runs and organizes many fun family
oriented activities during the school year.
This organization is a major fundraiser for our school.

For further information
please call the school at
weekdays from 9-2
to ask questions or make an
appointment to visit.

For all Homework and Grades go to

Welcome to the new school year! 
Above are pictures of the two spirit day shirts. Your child will be receiving order forms for the spirit day shirts. Remember that all spirit day shirts can be worn on gym days and for our spirit day festivities in November.
Athletics at St. Benedict School will be starting shortly with basketball and cheerleading. Flyers will be out with information regarding tryouts on the first day of school and in the church bulletin. Volleyball will be starting in December on Saturdays with tryouts taking place in the beginning of December.

We would also like to start a softball team. We have been trying for the past few years and have not been successful. Please send me an email if your children are interested in playing softball. The team will consist of athletes from 6th-8th grade. We would like to start organizing the team after Christmas break but we would first like to see if there is interest.

We also could participate in the track league. If there is a parent interested in coaching track, please contact me and I will provide you with all the information. Track has three different seasons, cross country, indoor, and outdoor, with fees attached to each season.

Mr. Piacquadio

Volleyball Tryouts

J.V. Girls (grades 3-6)

Saturday, December 3
2:00 PM

Saturday, December 10
9:00 AM

Varsity Girls (grades 7-8)

Saturday, December 3
3:00 PM

Saturday, December 10
10:00 AM

You must attend 1 of the 2 tryouts but are welcome to attend both. We also ask that at least 1 parent attend the tryout.
If you have any questions please contact Alan Mojica at: amojica@stbenedictsschool.com

We are nearing the end of November, and before you know it, our annual Christmas Show will be here! I am very pleased with the exceptional work that your children are doing this year, and I am sure this Christmas show will be a great success!

A few notes:

The Christmas Show will be on Friday, December 23rd, and will begin promptly at 1:15. The doors will open at 1pm.
As always, we will have a red and green DRESS UP.
Pre-K students will be wearing Christmas pajamas
K through 8th grade may wear a red or green solid colored or Christmas-inspired shirt, with black pants, or a black skirt for the ladies. Please wear black shoes, and the ladies may wear flats, ankle length boots, or below-the-knee boots. “Ugly Christmas Sweaters” are acceptable as well, in any color. NOTE: If any female student chooses to wear leggings, they must be worn appropriately, with a long shirt or long sweater. *****Santa hats, reindeer antler, elf hats, elf ears are all HIGHLY ENCOURAGED!
-The following is NOT allowed: sneakers (of any kind), Timberland boots, UGGS, jeans, clothing with a visible name brand on the front or back, high heels of ANY kind, make-up, etc. This is not a fashion show, and the school rules still apply
If, for various reasons, your child will be unable to participate in the show, barring unexpected emergencies, please let me know by December 2nd. This is for staging purposes.

Parents, I want to keep the show fun for Christmas as always, but it must be Christ-centered. I’m certain that we will have your support in ensuring that we have a successful show that is both fun and safe. If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, please email me at jmercado@stbenedictsschool.com . I want to be able to address any unexpected issues, but I can’t help you if I’m not informed.

In advance, thank you for your support to St. Benedict’s school, and for trusting me with your children. See you at the Christmas Show!

Ms. Mercado

 Interested in applying to St. Benedict School click on the link below and get started. 

Please join me in congratulating the December 2016 Student's of the Month. The value for the month of December is "Prayerfulness." 

Congratulations to all of our children!


Ray Vitiello
St. Benedict School 

Student of the Month
December 2016

Value of the Month
Aubrey Stringer

Leah Dominguez

Grade 1
Rocco Caputo

Grade 2
Elisa Marie Polanco

Grade 3
Grace Rice

Grade 4
Bryce Perry

Grade 5
Katherine Chambers

Grade 6
Jesus Taveras

Grade 7
Michael Vidal

Grade 8-39
Paul Chrisstimos

Grade 8-36
Barbara DeLeon

Today, St. Benedict School raised a grand total of $733 for the Susan B. Coleman Breast Cancer Foundation.

Thank you for your continued support and generosity.


We hope you are well and enjoyed the summer! The school is running a fund raiser where you can purchase an engraved brick. Each brick will be placed in the entrance hallway. Please join in leaving your mark on the school. If you have siblings who also attended the school you can purchase a larger brick together. We are sending the link to the website where you can get more information and place your order. Please include your class year, maiden name, if applicable, and contact information when mailing your payment to the school. This fundraiser will close in the end of October. If you have any questions please contact our school.

There will be a "Thank you" reveal celebration some time in the new year so please be sure to submit with your payment your contact information so we can notify you. On behalf of the school, thank you for your generous donation and ongoing support!

Quick link to the campaign website:


Meet our new principal!

Ray Vitiello

read his letter at

Our school nurse, Ms. Ofumaka has reviewed each and every student immunization and health record.  As of today, there are students that are NOT in compliance with New York State Immunization Requirements.  I have attached the 2016-2017 NYS Immunization Requirements to this email for your review and consideration.  For those students not up-to-date, Nurse Ofumaka, has been sending home notices regarding the need for parents to provide her with an updated immunization record.  Please note, that if the DOHMH audits St. Benedict School, for each child not in compliance the school may be fined up to $2000 per child per day.  Therefore, beginning Monday, November 14th any student not up-to-date with their immunizations will BE EXCLUDED FROM CLASS until the immunization record is current.  I am sorry to do this, however, I have no choice in the matter.  If your child has brought home such notice from the nurse, please return the required information by Monday, November 14th.  If you have any questions, regarding your child's immunization record, please feel free to contact Nurse Ofumaka at 718-794-9732.
Our St. Benedict's Ravens! Winning with Teamwork!!


All Hallows, Bronx Sun., 10/9 12 Noon-4pm
Aquinas, Bronx Sun., 10/2 1-3pm
Cardinal Hayes, Bronx Sat., 10/15 10am-1pm
Cathedral, Manhattan Sun., 10/23 12-2:30pm
Dominican, Manhattan Sat., 10/15 10:30am-2pm
Fordham Prep, Bronx Sun., 10/30 1-4pm
Iona, New Rochelle Sun., 10/23 12 Noon-
3pmLoyola, Manhattan Thurs., 10/6 5:30pm
Wed., 10/26 5:30pm
Marymount, Manhattan Tues., 10/25 6-8pm
Msgr. Scanlon, Bronx Sat., 10/15 1-4pm
Mt. St. Ursula, Bronx Sun., 10/23 10am-1pm
Preston, Bronx Sun., 10/30 11am-2pm
Regis, Manhattan Wed., 10/5 5:30-8:30pm
Salesian, New Rochelle Sat., 10/15 12-3pm
Spellman, Bronx Sun., 10/23 11am-3pm
St. Raymond Girls, Bronx Fri., 10/14 5:00pm
Adult and Graduate Information Session
Dominican College, Wed., 9/28 5:30-7:30pm
Orangeburg, NY (Hennessy Center)

 Senior Bowling Day at Bowlerland!

Class of 2016

 Saint Benedict Bantams

CYO "B" Division Champs

 38th Annual Columbus Day Mass at St. Patrick's Cathedral with our own St. Benedict's students as Alter Servers! Robert Anthony O'Connell, Jessica Dineen, Henry Chambers, and  David Cojocaru with Reverend William Murphy, Bishop of Rockville Center as Principal Celebrant.

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About Us

Since 1923, the Dominican Sisters of Blauvelt
have served the school.
Along with the priests and the religious,
St. Benedict's is proud of its dedicated lay faculty and staff.

Philosophy and Goals:
- to provide an experience of faith in action
- create and maintain a spirit of respect, understanding
 and love - develop a sense of responsibility for one's actions and 
a maturing  awareness of right and wrong
- to develop an educational program that is current and meets the needs 
and challenges of students 
- to collaborate with parents so they will be supported in their efforts to
 nurture Christian values in their children

Non-Discrimination Policy
St. Benedict School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color 
or national or ethnic origins in the administration of educational 
or admission policies, scholarship programs, 
athletics, or other school administrated programs.

St. Benedict School follows a challenging curriculum 
as dictated by the Essentials of Learning of 
the Archdiocese of New York.
All students are required to master content in the 
subject areas which include: 
Religion, Mathematics, English, Composition, Grammar,
 Reading,  Science and Social Studies.
In Addition to the Core Curriculum, students also participate 
in weekly classes of Physical Education, Computer, Music
Art and Library.


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