Scarsdale Parochial School In Danger Of Closing

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Our Lady of Fatima School in Scarsdale may be closed at year's end. Photo Credit: Zak Failla

SCARSDALE, N.Y. – Our Lady of Fatima School in Scarsdale is one of five Westchester County elementary schools the Archdiocese of New York has said is at risk of closing at the conclusion of the school year.

According to reports, on Tuesday the Archdiocese named 26 schools that are in danger of being shut down due to financial, demographic and population controls. The Archdiocese currently maintains 159 parochial schools.

Other Westchester schools that have been threatened with closure include the Holy Name of Jesus School in Valhalla, St. Casmir School in Yonkers, Our Lady of the Assumption School in Peekskill and St. Theresa School in Briarcliff Manor.

The last time there was a shutdowns like this was in 2010.

Officials did not respond to inquiries Wednesday.

A final decision is expected to be made in January regarding Our Lady of Fatima.

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