Bishop Kearney High will close after August. (Photo: Todd Maisel/Bklyner)
This week marked the last day of school for the Diocese of Brooklyn’s Catholic schools, with summer break now underway. But for some of those long-standing schools, their doors will not reopen in September.
Earlier this year, the Diocese announced the closing of two K-8 schools – Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Academy in Bensonhurst, and Mary Queen of Heaven Catholic Academy in Mill Basin – along with the merging of two Bushwick schools, St Brigid and St. Frances Cabrini. Recently, the famed all-girl’s high school, Bishop Kearney in Bensonhurst, announced its abrupt closing, while St. Joseph High School in Downtown Brooklyn announced it will close in June 2020.
All these closings – including the high