Accreditation

Accreditation

WCEA/WASC Accreditation
The school undergoes an evaluation and visit from Western Association of Colleges every three-six years. The school has received the highest possible ranking, with a full six year term through June 30, 2017. There is ongoing follow-up on recommendations made by each visiting committee.

WASC
Fully Accredited for grades Kindergarten through Eighth Grade by the Schools Commission of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges

Western Association of Schools and Colleges
Accrediting Commission for Schools
533 Airport Blvd., Suite 200
Burlingame, CA 94010
Phone: (650) 696-1060

WCEA
Fully Accredited by the Western Catholic Education Association

School Facts

Founded: 1951

Administrators: Rev. James N. Poulsen, Pastor
Mrs. Antoinette Dimuzio, Principal

Grades: Preschool, Kindergarten (full day), and 1st through 8th grades

Accreditation: fully accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges, and certified by Western Catholic Educational Association

Enrollment: Preschool = 40 students; 12 students per class
Grades K-8 = 240 students; average class size = 25

Staff: teachers are credentialed by the State of California and, in addition, are certified for Workshop Way instructional strategies; instructional assistants to teachers in K-3

Curriculum: comprehensive curriculum, following State and Diocesan guidelines for instruction in religion, language arts, mathematics, social studies, fine arts, physical education, computer science, and Spanish (offered at 7-8 grade levels)

Facilities: Preschool complex, 9 classrooms, Library Computer Center, science lab, day care building, field, track, basketball/volleyball courts, multiple playground areas, shaded lunch area, volunteer work room

School Hours: Grades K-8, 7:55 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Day Care: before school 7:00 a.m. – 7:55 a.m., and then in the afternoon 2:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Lunch Break: 11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.; hot lunch is available daily through La Mesa Spring Valley School District or students can bring lunch

School Uniforms/Dress Code: uniforms are required; refer to Dress Code policy

Immunizations: all immunizations must be current, and an immunization card must be presented upon enrollment.

Fundraisers: all families are asked to support the fundraisers; proceeds from fundraisers enable the school to keep tuition rates to a minimum; there are three primary fundraisers each year (Bingo every Wednesday, Great Cash Giveaway and Walkathon)

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