Admissions Overview

 

Choosing a high school is an important decision for students and their families. High school selection is a critical next step on the road to becoming the leaders of tomorrow. Archbishop Molloy High School is a Catholic Marist school which fosters an exemplary education in mind, body and spirit for a diverse college-bound population.  Molloy offers a unique, challenging and comprehensive program of instruction, guidance and activities.  Here individuals recognize their own self-worth and develop a lifetime of Christian values, critical thinking, leadership skills and service to others.

Molloy provides a caring and supportive environment that enables the best students in New York to develop all of their gifts: academic, personal, spiritual and athletic.  Outstanding and highly motivated students generate a special excitement about learning.

Students follow the New York State Regents curriculum in all subjects available.  An extensive selection of Advanced Placement courses allows students to earn college credit while still in high school. Honors courses are offered at each grade level.

Our architectural award–winning building includes three science labs, two computer labs, a theater, library, chapel, cafeteria, art studio, music room, guidance complex, weight room and two gymnasiums.  The six-acre campus features an all-weather track and baseball field.

Molloy students embody the school’s time honored motto- “Non Scholae Sed Vitae” “Not for School but for Life”

Please click on the links on this page to learn more about Archbishop Molloy’s admission process.

Please direct any admissions questions to: admissions@molloyhs.org

Frequently Asked Questions

Is admission competitive?

Yes. Last year, 2,500 applied for the 400 seats available. Successful first choice applicants had 6th, 7th and 8th grade marks consistently in the 90’s and scored in the top quarter on the TACHS Test. All choices are considered, but preference is given to first choice applicants. You can register via the internet at www.tachsinfo.com or by phone at 1 866 618-2247. Register for the TACHS Exam by October 18th.

When is the 'Open House'?

Mid-October, date to be announced soon. 

Are there any scholarships given?

Yes. The Scholarship Competition will be given the beginning of December to qualified 8th graders. See the scholarship application form or our school brochure for full details.

What is the enrollment?

1575 Boys & Girls in grades 9 through 12.

How much is the yearly tuition?

The tuition for 2013-2014 was $7,960 + registration; no other fees.

Where is the school located?

One block from the intersection of Queens Boulevard and Main Street, in Briarwood, Queens. Four blocks east of the county offices in Kew Gardens.

How can my child get to school?

The F train stops in front of the school at the Briarwood-Van Wyck Station. The Main Street Q44, Q20A, Q20B and the Queens Boulevard Q60 buses stop in front of the school. The Union Turnpike Q-46, the Lefferts Boulevard Q-10 and the Metropolitan Avenue Q-54 buses stop within a short walk of the school.

By Car

  • Grand Central West: Exit 17 – 168 Street. At the fourth traffic light on the service road, make a left onto Main Street. Stay in the right lane at the flashing yellow signal.
  • Grand Central East: Exit 14 - Union Turnpike. Take the first available right turn onto Main Street. Stay in the right lane at the flashing yellow signal.
    Van Wyck South: Exit 11 - Jewel Avenue. Left on Jewel to Main Street. Go right on Main, proceed about 1.7 miles. Stay in the right lane at the flashing yellow signal.
  • Van Wyck North: Exit 9 - Queens Blvd. Make the first available right onto Hoover Avenue. Make a right on Main Street, stay in the right lane at the flashing yellow signal.

What does the curriculum include?

Challenging college-preparatory program for all students. Advanced Placement courses for college credit are offered at all grade levels, including freshman year. 99% of our graduates attend college, 55% with academic scholarships. Two-thirds earn college credit before graduating from Molloy.

How is Molloy recognized?

"Outstanding American High School" – U.S. News & World Report
"Exemplary High School" – U.S. Department of Education
Accredited by the Middle States Associations of Schools and Colleges
Charted by the Board of Regents of the University of the State of New York

Are there extracurricular activities available?

There are more than 80 sports, clubs and service activities are offered. Over 90% of our freshmen participated in after school activities last year.

What are the uniform requirements?

Blue, gray or tan slacks/skirts and blue or white shirt/blouse purchased from Land's End.

What facilities are available to the students?

The six-acre campus includes a chapel, five labs (new chemistry lab in 2008), a library/media center, theatre, cafeteria, two gymnasiums, an all-weather track, and a baseball field. The main building was constructed in 1957. In 1985, we opened the DiChiaro Center for Arts & Sciences, and in 2000, we added a second gymnasium.

 

 

 

Archbishop Molloy is accredited by the Middle States Association, chartered by the NYS Board of Regents, "Outstanding American High School" by U.S. News & "Exemplary High School" by U.S. Department of Education.

 

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Molloy offers over $1,000,000 in Academic Scholarships annually.

 

Molloy offers an opportunity to participate in a unique orientation program to a select group from its incoming freshman class each summer. 

 

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Archbishop Molloy High School does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, national or ethnic origin in the administration of school policies, admission policies, scholarships, athletic and other school-administered programs for its students. The school admits students of any gender, race, color, national or ethnic origin to all rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. 

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