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 States 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 95%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade Junipero Serra High School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 38 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 90%
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 50%
Acceptance Rate 65%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director John Posatko
Admissions Associate Raquel Armenta

Sports

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,
GolfSoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWinter Track,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Gardena Academy (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Van Ness Nursery School & Kindergarten (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Van Ness Nursery School & Kindergarten (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Gardena Van Ness Nursery School & Kindergarten
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Christian)
    15408 Van Ness Ave
    Gardena , CA , 90249
    (310)323-4956
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Christian)
    0.4  mi  |  17  students  |  Gr.  PK-KG
  • Gardena
    Cross Road Christian Academy
    (Baptist)
    2818 Manhattan Beach Blvd
    Gardena , CA , 90249
    (310)327-3094
    (Baptist)
    0.8  mi  |  125  students  |  Gr.  K-8
  • Gardena
    Maria Regina School
    (Roman Catholic)
    13510 Van Ness Ave
    Gardena , CA , 90249
    (310)327-9133
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.8  mi  |  209  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • Gardena
    Gardena Academy
    Montessori School
    16219 S Western Avenue
    Gardena , CA , 90247
    (310)532-4850
    Montessori School
    1.1  mi  |  19  students  |  Gr.  1-11
  • Torrance St Catherine Laboure School
    (Roman Catholic)
    3846 Redondo Beach Blvd
    Torrance , CA , 90504
    (310)324-8732
    (Roman Catholic)
    1.1  mi  |  400  students  |  Gr.  PK-8

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  • Recommended January 14, 2014 - It''s really organized and sufficient. They have lots of fun activities and great classes. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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