Our Lady Of Loretto School

1811 Virginia Avenue,
Novato, CA, 94945-0949
     Tel: (415)892-8621
Grades: PK - 8 | 220 students
Our Lady of Loretto School embraces a philosophy that places the highest priority on each child's relationship with God and on each child's self esteem.
The faculty and staff, as facilitators of learning, are dedicated to providing the quality of education that encourages self-expression, embraces diversity, and balances independent thought with cooperative effort.
We strive to accomplish these goals in a Christ-centered atmosphere, rich in Catholic tradition, outstanding in intellectual challenge.
Our Lady of Loretto School seeks to instill in students a sense of social conscience, personal commitment, and Christian action.
Drawing from the strength of their foundation in Catholic values, students will be empowered to assume responsibility for personal and moral decisions in an increasingly complex and demanding world.
Our Lady of Loretto School is committed to forming whole persons who can apply the Gospel values; recognizing parents and guardians as the primary educators of the students; involving the students as active members of the Christian community; developing self-esteem and respect for the dignity of others; enabling the students and staff to grow in their love and knowledge of Jesus and the Gospel teachings within curriculum and extracurricular activities; and presenting students with an awareness of cultures and encouraging them to express their own inherent uniqueness.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Western States Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Learning Differences supported through our Learning Support program to help all students understand how they learn and to become advocates for themselves.
Year Founded 1951

Student Body

Total Students 220 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 20%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 55%
Average Class Size 25 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(OLL uniform: Tk-5th boys wear navy blue pants/shorts with a white polo shirt. Tk-5th girls wear plaid jumper with a white polo shirt. 6th-8th grade boys wear khaki pants/shorts and a white polo shirt. Girls wear plaid skirt with a white polo shirt. )

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $7,944
Tuition Notes Tuition breaks are available for multiple children. Those who choose to not participate in their volunteer hours pay a higher rate.
Acceptance Rate 98%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director principal@ollnovato.org

Sports

Total Sports Offered 3 sports
Sports Basketball, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts, CYO Sports (Grades 4-8), Extended Care Program (AM & PM), Middle School Electives, Musical Theatre Program, Service Club, Student Government Service Club, Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts,
CYO Sports (Grades 4-8),
Extended Care Program (AM & PM),
Middle School Electives,
Musical Theatre Program,
Student Government,

School Notes:

Our Lady of Loretto School embraces a philosophy that places the highest priority on each child's relationship with God and on each child's self esteem. The faculty and staff, as facilitators of learning, are dedicated to providing the quality of education that encourages self-expression, embraces diversity, and balances independent thought with cooperative effort. We strive to accomplish these goals in a Christ-centered atmosphere, rich in Catholic tradition, outstanding in intellectual challenge. Our Lady of Loretto School seeks to instill in students a sense of social conscience, personal commitment, and Christian action. Drawing from the strength of their foundation in Catholic values, students will be empowered to assume responsibility for personal and moral decisions in an increasingly complex and demanding world. Our Lady of Loretto School is committed to forming whole persons who can apply the Gospel values; recognizing parents and guardians as the primary educators of the students; involving the students as active members of the Christian community; developing self-esteem and respect for the dignity of others; enabling the students and staff to grow in their love and knowledge of Jesus and the Gospel teachings within curriculum and extracurricular activities; and presenting students with an awareness of cultures and encouraging them to express their own inherent uniqueness.

Profile last updated: 10/13/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is North Bay Academy of Communication and Design (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Montessori School Of Novato (1.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Montessori School Of Novato (1.4 miles away)
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