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

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…

Four Knights Sign Letters of Intent

December 20, 2022

        December 15 was a big day for a quartet of McQuaid seniors as they signed their national letters of intent to continue their academic and athletic careers at the next level. Andrew O’Neil will be heading…

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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

4 days ago

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THIS IS IT. One last chance to see 🍅SOMETHING ROTTEN🍅 tonight for its final performance. Presale tickets have “sold out,” (don’t worry, if you have purchased or reserved tickets, we still have them), but between 50-75 tickets will be available only at the door on a “first come, first served” basis or while supplies last. Tickets sold at the door can only be purchased with cash or personal check. Do not miss out on your LAST chance to see this “anything but rotten” show🎭🎭🎭 See MoreSee Less
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🎭🎭🎭IT’S SHOW WEEK!🎭🎭🎭 McQuaid presents the hilarious, sidesplitting musical 🍅Something Rotten!🍅 Running Wed March 15- Sat March 18 with all performances at 7:00 pm. For ticket reservations, please visit: See MoreSee Less
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1 week ago

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The Alumni Career Forums Club is spending the day with Bill Kaser, ’02 – Owner and Operator of Chick-fil-A Irondequoit. Throughout the day, student leaders are working with management to gain hands-on experience on what it takes to run a business! Chick-fil-A Irondequoit 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