Archbishop Molloy High School

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I get more information about Molloy?

For more information about Molloy, please fill out an inquiry form here.

How do I apply for 9th grade admission to Molloy?

Students currently in 8th grade can fill out an application here.

Is admission competitive?

Each year over 2,000 students apply to Molloy for the 400 available seats. Admission is based primarily on the grades, NYS scores and standardized test scores earned in 6th, 7th, and 8th grades and on the results of the TACHS or CHSEE exam.

When is the 'Open House'?

Winter Open House: January 24, 2017, 6:30pm-8:00pm

Are there any scholarships or financial assistance awarded?

Each year Molloy offers scholarships valued at over $1.2 million.

Academic scholarships are awarded to applicants based on their grades and standardized & NYS test scores earned in 6th, 7th, and 8th grades and the Catholic High School Admission entrance exam score (TACHS or CHSEE).

As part of the Marist Mission, we strive to keep Molloy education affordable. The actual cost to educate a Molloy student exceeds the tuition.

Named Scholarships are funded by alumni and Molloy benefactors. Most of the Named Scholarships are need based. For more information please see Named Scholarships.

What is the Enrollment?

1560 Boys & Girls in grades 9 through 12.

How much is the yearly tuition?

The tuition for 2016-2017 is $8,500 + registration and technology 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. Easily accessible by LIRR.

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. 100% of our graduates attend college, Class of 2016 was awarded over $100 Million in college 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 60 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, dark blue or tan slacks/skirts and blue or white shirt/blouse purchased from Land's End.

What facilities are available to the students?

Molloy’s well-maintained and fully equipped facilities include the newly-renovated cafeteria and chapel, a state-of the art library, research center, computer lab, four science labs, theater, and two gymnasiums. The six-acre campus includes an all-weather outdoor track and baseball field. Molloy has created a comprehensive program for integrating iPad® technology in the learning environment. Each classroom is outfitted with Smartboards and Apple T.V.