School Facts

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 = 45 students; 12 students per class
Grades K-8 = 270 students; average class size = 30

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 four primary fundraisers each year (Bingo every Wednesday, Great Cash Giveaway, EScrip program and Walkathon).

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