Junipero Serra High School

14830 Van Ness Avenue
Gardena, CA 90249-0902
Tel: (310)324-6675
Grades: 9-12 | 600 students
Junipero Serra High school believes that students from all faiths and backgrounds deserve an academically challenging and spiritually enriching Catholic college preparatory education that forms them to become generous, responsible citizens and leaders.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Year Founded 1950

Student Body

Total Students 600 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Junipero Serra High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 38 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 27 students
Number of AP Courses 9 courses
Advanced Courses AP Biology, AP Chemistry, AP English, AP Govt/Econ, AP Physics, AP Psychology, AP Spanish Lang/Lit, AP Studio Art, AP US History
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Khaki pants and polo shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $7,135
% on Financial Aid
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director John Posatko
Admissions Associate Raquel Armenta


Total Sports Offered 14 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Drill Team, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter TrackBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
Drill TeamFootball,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWinter Track,
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5.0 Stars   05/17/16
It's really organized and sufficient. They have lots of fun activities and great classes.
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