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St. Augustine Academy for Girls 

Opened: September, 1909

Located: 48th and Park Place, Brooklyn, NY

Neighborhood: Park Slope


St. Augustine Academy for Girls was a two-year high school conducted by the Sisters of St. Joseph, Brentwood. It focused primarily on a commercial course of study. After two years of study at St. Augustine's, students either entered the work force or transferred to one of the other Josephite-sponsored schools in Brooklyn or Queens, usually St. Joseph Commercial High School. on Bridge Street in Downtown Brooklyn.

St. Augustine Academy was part of St. Augustine Parish. The Christian Brothers conducted St. Augustine High School for Boys, also part of the parish of the same name.

In 1926, St. Augustine Academy for Girls was closed and all students were transferred to the newly-opened Bishop McDonnell Memorial High School for Girls, not too far away. St. Augustine High School for Boys continued to operate under the direction of the Christian Brothers. The Sisters of St. Joseph also conducted St. Augustine Parish Elementary School.