Our Lady Queen of Angels

229 East 112th Street
New York, NY  10029
T: 212 722 9277

Open House: Wednesday, May 31st, at 6 pm
Admissions and Development Associate: Ruby Amezquita
Email: ramezquita@olqaeastharlem.org
Phone: 212-722-9277 ext. 1

For more information, please visit the school’s website at: http://www.olqaeastharlem.org


  • 294 students attend grades Pre-K to 8th
  • 69% Hispanic; 22% African American; 71% Catholic
  • 69% receive scholarships
  • Opened in 1892
  • Secondary School Advisor for 6th, 7th, and 8th grades 
  • Hired this year, an After-School Director to oversee all after-school programming 
  • Scholarships available

School Leadership

Principal: Joanne Walsh

Joanne Walsh has been the principal of Our Lady Queen of Angels School (OLQA) in East Harlem since February 2004. Over the past eleven years, she has worked with the school community to create an environment focused on the intellectual, spiritual and emotional development of all learners. When the OLQA parish closed in 2006, Ms. Walsh and her team successfully appealed the school’s closing and through culturally appropriate outreach and collaboration with community agencies, significantly increased the number of new immigrant students attending OLQA, a goal central to the school’s historic mission.

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