McQuaid Jesuit is a Catholic, Jesuit college-preparatory school that inspires young men in grades 6-12 to realize their God-given gifts through the pursuit of excellence in all things, service to others, and a lifelong commitment to justice. Our goal is to form, and transform, young men academically, spiritually, physically, and socially to build the competence and character they need to help them not just succeed, but exceed, in college and in life.

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Recent News

Robotics Close out 2022-23 Season

April 14, 2023

From March 30 through April 1, McQuaid’s IgKnighters FIRST Robotics Competition team attended the Buckeye Regional Qualifier in Cleveland, OH. This was an unprecedented THIRD visit to a qualifying tournament by the team in one season. Prior to Buckeye, our…

Permanent Exhibit at RMSC Features Work of ’18 Graduate

January 17, 2023

A display that opened in November at the Rochester Museum and Science Center features a major contribution from Jacob Dambra, ’18, who graduated last year from RIT with a studio arts BFA.  Dambra worked on a replica of the USS…

Wall Street Journal Publishes Piece by ’07 Graduate

January 12, 2023

There is an interesting episode from American history which is reminiscent of the what transpired in Congress over the past couple of weeks.   Randy Meyer, ’07 recently had a piece published in the Wall Street Journal which describes what happened…

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Academic Excellence

With strong academics, coupled with dozens of co-curricular offerings that are both interactive and experiential, McQuaid Jesuit inspires students to work hard and play hard. Every step of the way supported by a safe, attentive, caring faculty and staff.

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96% of McQuaid graduates attend college. We embrace the Jesuit ideal of cura personalis, seeking to find the right destination for each student after his graduation with an appreciation for his gifts, circumstances, and potential to ensure an enriching college experience that ultimately leads to living a life of consequence. Here are just a few of the colleges and universities our Class of ’22 are attending:

Service For and With Others

At the heart of its mission, and at the foundation of Jesuit principles, McQuaid seeks to create great men committed to service for and with others. All students are invited to participate in retreats, liturgies, service trips, social justice initiatives, and community events.

Athletics and Arts Complement Academics

Athletics and the fine arts are an integral part of the McQuaid student experience. From theatrical productions and choral ensembles to participating on one or more of our 19 highly competitive athletic teams, our students learn cooperation, camaraderie, hard work, leadership, and teamwork. Every step of the way learning to manage the rigors of academics with the commitment of extra-curricular activities.

McQuaid Jesuit has been recognized as a “School of Distinction” by the NYSPHSAA by having 100% of its varsity teams receive the Scholar-Athlete team award during their respective sports seasons.

McQuaid Featured Alum

McQuaid Jesuit alumni have gone on in their careers and their communities to do great things.

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Rochester’s only male Catholic college prep school educating grades 6 to 12. Rooted in the Jesuit

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When alums send their sons to McQuaid Jesuit, it further reinforces the strength of the school’s mission. The Class of 2023 legacies celebrated together today, and it was the largest group in the history of McQuaid. Twenty-one fathers and sons and two grandfathers, fathers and sons. Thanks to all who were able to attend this morning’s reception. See MoreSee Less
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McQuaid Jesuit wishes everyone a safe and enjoyable Memorial Day Weekend. Please take a moment to remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice in service to our country. See MoreSee Less
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We’re just over a month away from the 39th annual Fr. Mac Golf Tournament, and spots are filling up fast-register today to secure your spot! Sponsorship opportunities are still available. Register here: See MoreSee Less
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A Priceless Investment

A McQuaid Jesuit education is a priceless investment in your son’s future. We are committed to making a Jesuit education accessible and affordable to qualified students who demonstrate financial need. While we expect all families to pay some portion of the annual tuition,

34% of McQuaid students receive financial aid.
The average award is 50% of a student’s annual tuition.

Seeing Is Believing!

We offer private tours for prospective students and their families so you can explore everything that McQuaid has to offer. A current student and/or member of the admissions office will guide you through our newly renovated campus and all it has to offer.

For immediate assistance, call the Admissions Office at 585-256-6112