Educational Excellence
in Everything We Do


About Us

The Diocese of Rochester Department of Catholic Schools is dedicated to fostering a customized educational experience to each child and their unique needs. With schools from the south shores of Lake Ontario through the Finger Lakes to the Southern Tier and the New York-Pennsylvania border we have a school nearby that will give your child an education that focuses on community, character development, and educational excellence.

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Academic Advantage

The Diocese of Rochester Department of Catholic School prepares students for a technology-driven world. With STEM-focused classes that develop critical thinking skills and computer literacy classes starting as early as kindergarten our students are ready for careers of the future.


Find a School Near You

The Diocese of Rochester operates schools in the Finger Lakes, Southern Tier, and Monroe County. Find a school in your area:


Family Ambassador Program

Newly referred families will receive a $500 tuition credit when they are referred to a Diocese of Rochester Catholic School. The current family will also receive a $500 tuition credit.