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School Records

Requesting a Transcript or School Record

Open schools in the Archdiocese of New York maintain their own records. To obtain a record from a school that is still open, contact the school directly. For a record from a school that has closed, fill out the appropriate Record Request Form below and return it to the Archives with identification and fee. 

All requests must be sent via mail

The mailing address is:

Archives of the Archdiocese of New York
201 Seminary Avenue
Yonkers, NY 10704

NOTE: The Archives only has records for the following schools. For information on the location of other closed school records, please contact the Archives directly.

High Schools

Please use this form to request records from the following high schools.
  • Blessed Sacrament – St. Gabriel, New Rochelle, NY (closed 2013)
  • John A. Coleman Catholic High School, Hurley, NY (closed 2019)
  • St. Gabriel High School, New Rochelle, NY (closed 1985)
  • St. Louis Academy, Staten Island (closed 1970s)
  • St. Nicholas of Tolentine High School, Bronx, NY (closed 1991)
  • St. Peter’s Girls’ High School, Staten Island, NY (closed 2011)
  • St. Pius V High School, Bronx, NY (closed 2011)

NOTE: Bishop Ford High School is part of the Diocese of Brooklyn. For a record from Bishop Ford, contact the Diocese of Brooklyn Archives.

Elementary Schools
Please use this form to request records from the following elementary schools.
  • All Saints, Manhattan
  • Our Lady of Loretto, Manhattan
  • Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Staten Island
  • Our Lady of Victory, Bronx
  • Sacred Heart, Mount Vernon
  • St. Agnes, Manhattan
  • St. Ann, Manhattan
  • St. Augustine, Bronx
  • St. Boniface, Manhattan
  • St. Brigid, Manhattan
  • St. Catherine of Siena, Manhattan
  • St. Christopher, Red Hook
  • St. Gabriel, Manhattan
  • St. Joseph, Bronx
  • St. Mary, Manhattan
  • St. Mary, Wappingers Falls
  • St. Nicholas of Tolentine, Bronx
  • St. Paul, Staten Island
  • St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral, Manhattan
  • St. Peter, Manhattan
  • St. Peter, Liberty
  • St. Rose of Lima, Manhattan
  • St. Veronica, Manhattan
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School Record Request Policy

Only the following authorized recipients of student records are able to request a transcript:

  1. The student named in the record (if over age 18 or an emancipated minor);
    • A parent or legal guardian of the student (if the student is under age 18);
    • Officials of Archdiocese of New York schools;
    • Other parties as designated in writing by persons (1) through (3) above;
    • Other parties as designated by court order, subpoena, summons, or statute.
  2. In order to request a transcript, the person should fill out the appropriate Record Request Form and return it to the Archives with identification and the fee.  All requests must be sent via mail. No in-person or faxed requests will be accepted.
  3. Transcripts will be sent through the mail.  They cannot be emailed or faxed.
  4. No information can be given out over the phone.
  5. Please know that it takes Archives staff up to 2 weeks to process the request after it has been received in the mail.  All efforts will be made to mail out the transcript as soon as possible, but please allow time for turn-around, given your location and the postal system.
  6. Official transcripts can only be sent to: educational institutions, employers, and authorized investigative agencies.  Official transcripts are stamped with a seal, and are provided in a sealed envelope. They are accompanied with a letter of authenticity.
  7. Only Unofficial transcripts of their own transcript can be provided to (former) students and / or guardians.  Unofficial transcripts are not stamped with a seal. They are marked “Issued to Student.”

Historical School Records Access Policy
  1. When available, Student Census, Attendance Books, Roll books, and Attendance Registers created before 1930 are available for historical research. Finding Guides for collections available for research may be found in our collections list.
  2. Transcripts and school records that contain grades or test scores are restricted to the student of record. Only the student of record and the school district of origin may request these records.
  3. In most cases, research is allowed in student records if the record was created before 1920. To request historical access to student records, contact the Archives.