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For more than 55 years, Saint Gregory’s School has been rooted in providing children with a strong academic and personal foundation. Our teachers are engaged, and they provide a nurturing environment that fosters articulate, curious, and self-disciplined learners who are known for their exemplary moral character. Come visit SGS!

Steps for Admission

After completing a tour of Saint Gregory’s, a parent should fill out our application and request for school records release form. Teacher recommendations are encouraged. There is a non-refundable application fee of $25. The Head of School will make the final admissions decision in consultation with faculty and inform the family. Parents of accepted students will be sent an enrollment contract.


Submit your application materials by our priority deadline of March 15th.
We always welcome applications on a rolling basis.



To arrange a tour, please contact our Head of School, Kathryn Helm at (518) 785-6621 or


Tuition & Financial Aid


Explore the investment in your child’s education and the financial aid options that best suit your family’s need.


Steps for Accepted Students


A tuition deposit of $500 must be submitted promptly after acceptance to secure your child’s spot.


Uniforms are required for all students, grades Pre-K4-8. Saint Gregory’s will provide all necessary information upon admission.


Saint Gregory’s School receives bus services from almost every district in the Capital Region. Parents should contact their school district to obtain transportation information.

Frequently Asked Questions

The safety and health of our students, faculty, staff and families is of the utmost importance to us during these unprecedented times. Our goal for the 2020-2021 academic year is to safely bring our students back to in-person learning while maximizing their health, their social-emotional well-being, and to continue to provide a rigorous academic curriculum within our tradition of excellence. Saint Gregory’s is committed to designing and implementing this student-centered plan emphasizing flexibility, adaptability, and the preservation of equity for all students.

To learn more about the COVID-19 protocols we’ve implemented for in-person learning, visit our Reopening Plan.

Prospective families are strongly encouraged to tour the school while classes are in session. Tours are conducted by the Head of School and finish with a meeting to discuss the students’ educational future. Open Houses are scheduled regularly throughout the school year, yet families may request a personal tour at their convenience.

To arrange a tour, please contact our Head of School Kathryn Helm at (518) 785-6621.

We welcome families of all faiths who want to learn, grow, and achieve.

Every family is expected to contribute to the cost of tuition and fees, thereby supporting the community and our mission. We encourage all families to apply for financial aid if they believe they need some level of financial support to afford a Saint Gregory’s education. Find more information here. If you have any questions about financial aid, please contact Joanne Dott at

Saint Gregory’s School receives bus services from almost every district in the Capital Region. Parents should contact their school district to obtain transportation information.

Saint Gregory’s offers before school care beginning at 7:30 a.m. daily, except when designated. There is no charge for this program.

Saint Gregory’s also offers an after school care program from 3:45 to 6:00 p.m. daily, except when designated. Students in 3rd through 8th grade may attend Homework Club from 3:45p.m. to 5:00p.m. on Monday through Thursday. Additional fees for these programs are required.

We prefer that your application materials be submitted by our priority deadline of March 15. If this is an issue, please contact

Spanish is taught from Pre-K through Grade 8. Additionally, Latin is taught in grades 5 through 8.

We have 23 full-time and part-time educators at Saint Gregory’s School, many of whom have advanced degrees in their field.

In the broader community, Saint Gregory’s students participate in a variety of community service projects and activities to enhance the welfare of others. Annually, the School participates in a Thanksgiving Food Drive with the food donated to St. John’s/St. Anne’s Food Pantry. Additionally, at Christmas time Saint Gregory’s adopts families and provides gifts for the less fortunate. The students also participate in two to three other service projects during the year. Some examples have been:

  • Aid for natural disasters
  • Visiting veterans and nursing homes
  • Care packages for our troops
  • Working in soup kitchens
  • Collecting money for charitable foundations

These experiences provide the students with priceless “teachable moments” that encourage and foster a spirit of giving that continues throughout their lives.

Parents and alumni are encouraged to be involved in our students’ education by participating in school community events and supporting the Parents’ Association. Parents also bring their expertise and wisdom to committees that focus on marketing the School, development, curriculum, the performing arts, and athletics.

Opportunities to volunteer in the School take a wide variety of forms and change regularly. If you would like to be more involved in the School as a volunteer, please contact the Head of School Kathryn Helm at (518)785-6621 or

Saint Gregory’s School will provide necessary textbooks for all classes.

Meet Our Administrative Staff

Albany NY educator

Kathryn Helm

Head of School
Administrative staff at catholic school in Albany

Steve Seymour

Assistant Head of School
administrative assistant at SGS

Jennie Augar

Administrative Assistant

Joanne Dott

Business Manager

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