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From Long Island, Queens, and Brooklyn

From the Whitestone Bridge

Use far right lane at toll plaza to Lafayette Avenue Exit Right turn at first light (Lafayette Avenue) 

Left turn at next light - School on left 


From Brooklyn Queens Expressway 

Grand Central Parkway - Follow signs to Whitestone Bridge 

Use Far Right Lane at toll plaza to Lafayette Avenue exit right turn at first light (Lafayette Avenue) left turn at next light - School on left

From the Throggs Neck Bridge

From toll plaza, follow signs to the left for the George Washington Bridge

Take Randall Avenue exit first right (almost immediately) Left turn at second light - Lafayette Avenue 

Go under the overpass at light make immediate right turn 

School is on left 


From Cross Bronx Expressway East bound - New Jersey

Follow Throggs Neck Bridge signs to Randall Avenue exit 

Left turn at light under expressway 

Left turn immediately at next light by Lafayette Avenue under Expressway 

Right turn at next light - School on left 


From New England Thruway (I-95 South) 

Take Tremont Avenue Exit 

Follow service road straight to Tremont Avenue (2nd Traffic Light)

Turn left onto Tremont Avenue and continue to Lafayette Avenue 

Turn right onto Lafayette-Continue about 5 blocks to overpass 

immediately after going under the overpass Turn right at light 

School on left 

……………………………. or ……………………………

Take I-95 south to Route 695

Follow signs posted for Throgs Neck Bridge 

Get off highway at Randall Avenue Exit 

Make right on Randall Avenue and travel straight to Cross Bronx 

Expressway Service Road 

Make right to next traffic light (Lafayette Avenue) 

Make left turn under overpass to traffic light 

Make right turn into school


From Triboro Bridge and Southbound Hutchinson River Parkway

Follow Bruckner Expressway-Whitestone Bridge signs staying toward right 

Exit at Ferry Point Park and circle under bridge 

After circling, continue northbound on service road 

Right turn at first light (Lafayette Avenue) 

Left at next light - school on your left 

……………………………. or ……………………………

Exit at Bruckner Expressway 

You will merge into a three lane road 

immediately Bear left and follow signs to Bruckner east. 

the road will split again, continue to follow Bruckner east signs. 

you will quickly come upon a road (St. Joseph’s way) 

turn right into parking lot. 


From Westside by Car

Henry Hudson Parkway North to 

Mosholu Parkway East to 

Major Deegan South (3-4 miles) to 

Cross Bronx Expressway East to 

Randall Avenue exit 

left at light through undepass 

left at next light to lafayette avenue 

right at light (just after going under overpass) - school on left 


By Subway

#2 White Plains Road, #5 Dyre avenue, #6 Pelham bay local 

take #2 and #5 to reach west farms 

Take #6 to reach Parkchester-East 177th St. Station

take Q-44 bus to Msgr. Scanlon High School (Lafayette Avenue) stop 

cross over Hutchinson River Parkway to walkway beside school 

enter building by front door 


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