30-03 30 Drive, Astoria, NY 11102
(718) 726-3482
22-30 33 St, Astoria, NY 11105

Our offices will be closed from July 15-August 18.  They will reopen on August 19. 


If you need assistance registering during that time, contact the Admissions Director at 718-635-2384.




Experience St. Demetrios Greek-American School



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Exemplary passing on Greek Proficiency, the Classical Greek Exam, and the Modern Greek Comprehensive.

100% Graduation

Individualized college application preparation for all students beginning in the 11th grade.

16:1 Ratio

Small class sizes for more individualized learning.

Dual Enrollment

Partnership with St. John’s University. Advanced and Honors classes beginning in Grade 8. Opportunities for Early College Enrollment.


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A Message From Our Principal:

Greetings to all!

It is with great excitement that I greet you as the principal of the St. Demetrios School of Astoria. There is no other school like this in New York. Our school has two campuses in Astoria for students ranging from preschool through the 12th grade. Walking through our halls, you’ll hear preschoolers singing in Greek, third graders preparing for state exams, middle schoolers engaged in fierce basketball matches, and our high schoolers hard at work in the science lab and actively engaged in the college planning process. 

Students in all grades are immersed in a rigorous academic curriculum while also learning about the Orthodox Christian faith and how to speak, read, and write Greek.  At St. Demetrios School, every student is supported and encouraged to strive for excellence in every way.  

My philosophy of education is similar to my philosophy of life.  It begins by respecting the worth and dignity of every person in the school.  I believe that all students can learn and flourish within the confines of a classroom that is dedicated to growth and engagement.  We only get one chance at educating our students, therefore time is a precious commodity and should never be wasted. 

We are surrounded by so many wonderful educators and professionals, each of whom cares deeply for the students who we all serve. Our students are inquisitive, respectful, and hard working, to name a few of the many standout traits that they exhibit daily.  It is a pleasure to be here every day!

Thank you for entrusting the education of your children to our school. 

Dr. John B. Alfieri

Supervising Principal

Our Mission:

Our mission at Saint Demetrios Greek-American School of Astoria is to provide students with a strong academic foundation that is grounded in Christian values and Hellenic ideals, culture and language. Our approach is focused on strengthening character and cultivating ingenuity. This all occurs in an environment where each student is valued and motivated to succeed.



Ο σκοπός του ελληνοαμερικανικού σχολείου του Αγίου Δημητρίου της Αστόριας είναι να εφοδιάσει τους μαθητές με άρτια ακαδημαϊκή κατάρτιση που στηρίζεται στις χριστιανικές αξίες, τις ελληνικές ιδέες, τη γλώσσα και τον Πολιτισμό.

Επιδίωξή  μας είναι να σμιλέψουμε και να ενδυναμώσουμε το χαρακτήρα των παιδιών, αλλά και να καλλιεργήσουμε την κριτική σκέψη και την δημιουργικότητα. Όλα αυτά επιτυγχάνονται μέσα σε ένα περιβάλλον όπου σε κάθε μαθητή δίνεται η ευκαιρία να αξιοποιήσει τις ικανότητες του και να διακριθεί.