About the Cathedral School

The Cathedral School was founded in 1901 as a small, tuition-free boys choir school. The boys selected to reside at the school were provided a “musical and grammar education absolutely free.” Their only expenses were uniforms and books.

While much has changed in the intervening century, the commitment of our alumni has not. Alumni dating as far back as the 1930s call and write the school, visit campus, contribute to the Annual Fund, attend the Absalom Jones Benefit, and much, much more. They represent one of the most loyal groups in education, and their lifelong passion for their alma mater is a moving testament to the lasting effects of our unique K-8 program.

Please email alumni@cathedralnyc.org if you have any updates or archival material you would like to share. Alumni are encouraged to stay in touch with The Cathedral School by submitting an alumni contact form which includes a section for your Class Note. 
"I feel very lucky and grateful to have attended Cathedral. It is a school that is deeply invested in the moral and emotional growth of its students as well as in their academic growth. It imbued me with a passion for learning and taught me integrity. The Cathedral community is a very special one; my closest friends to this day are the ones I made there."
-Maya Jasinska '13

"Cathedral School was a great four years of my life. Even though I had come in 4th grade and most of the children had been there since kindergarten, we all became closer than ever and I felt like I had a family there."
- Anneliese King '03

“I cherish the academic foundation and friends that Cathedral gave me, and I will be forever thankful to the school, the faculty, and the staff.”
- Madeleine Rumely ’99

"Cathedral School was an incredible experience for me! I will never forget!"
- John H. Williams, Sr. '82

"The most important lessons I learned at Cathedral were an appreciation for the world's diversity and a sensitivity to differing perceptions of the truth"
- John Weiler '75

Connection

Check out recent editions of Connection, our official Alumni newsletter, by clicking the links below.

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    • Cameron Leo '16 Speaks at 2020 Absalom Jones Benefit

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