St. Anne School

32451 Bear Brand Road
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677-0926
     Tel: (949)276-6700
Grades: NS - 8 | 810 students
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The path to a bright future begins each day in the classrooms at St. Anne School.
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Here, our students receive one of the most important lessons of all – a lifelong love of learning.
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Our private, Roman Catholic school, recognized by the Diocese of Orange, provides an introduction to the educational, academic, social, and religious disciplines that create a strong sense of self and prepares our students for future success.
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As your family will discover, everything we do here is true to our core values of faith, character, community, excellence, and balance.
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In an atmosphere of support and close personal attention, we work in partnership with parents to help each child realize his or her full potential.
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We set high standards for our students and provide them with superior teachers, facilities and technology to meet them.
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St. Anne offers a broad range of classes and extracurricular opportunities to ensure that each student grows into a well-rounded, resourceful, and curious individual – a whole child.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other religious school association(s)
National Association for the Education of Young Children
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Western States Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 8
Year Founded 1992
Awards  Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2004

Student Body

Total Students 810 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 18%
State avg.: 43%
Students by Grade St. Anne School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 62 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 27%
Average Class Size 25 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Grades K to 5: $11,760 per year; Grades 6 to 8: $12,300 per year; Preschool: $6,290 to $11,690 (2, 3, and 5 day options available)
% on Financial Aid 10%


Total Sports Offered 9 sports
Sports Basketball, Cheering, Flag Football, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Surf Team, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
Flag FootballLacrosse,
Surf TeamTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 27 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Arts and Crafts, Associated Student Body, Book Club, Brain Teasers Club, Ceramics, Chess Club, Cooking, Dance, Digital Media Art, Drama, Drawing, Future Problem Solving, Instrumental Music, Jewelry Making, Kids on Stage, Mad Science, National Elementary Honor Society, National Junior Honor Society, Orchestra, Painting, Photography, Rachel's Challenge Club, STAR (a student homework program), Show Choir, Surf Club, Where Everyone Belongs (WEB) Club, Year Book Book Club, Ceramics, Chess Club, Cooking, Dance, Drama, Drawing, Jewelry Making, Kids on Stage, Mad Science, Orchestra, Painting, Photography, Show Choir, Surf Club, Year Book, Arts and Crafts,
Associated Student Body,
Brain Teasers Club,
Digital Media Art,
Future Problem Solving,
Instrumental Music,
National Elementary Honor Society,
National Junior Honor Society,
Rachel's Challenge Club,
STAR (a student homework program),
Where Everyone Belongs (WEB) Club,

School Notes:

St. Anne School is an independent, Christian school founded in 1992 by a group of parents and clergy from the South Orange County community. St. Anne provides a traditional education, combining time-proven concepts of instruction and discipline with modern technologies and a contemporary understanding of childhood learning processes - in a safe atmosphere of support, encouragement, and close personal attention. The school encourages a balance of the students' experience among academics, spirituality, physical well-being (including athletics), family involvement, and service to church and community. It instills in students an awareness of themselves and others as well as their civic responsibility to both community and country. Toward this end, St. Anne promotes economic and ethnic diversity in its student body. The School prepares the student to succeed with future responsibilities in education and society through the development of educational, academic, social, and religious discipline. St. Anne helps all students identify their unique God-given talents and broaden and strengthen those gifts and interests so they may pursue vocations. St. Anne believes education is a life-long process, of which formal schooling is an essential part.

St. Anne School is a private, Roman Catholic school recognized by and within the Diocese of Orange, that delivers authentic religious formation in accordance with the Magisterium of the Church, unparalleled academics and broadening extracurricular opportunities designed to challenge, educate, and nurture the whole child in an atmosphere of support and close personal attention, in partnership with parents.

To develop future generations of creative thinkers, innovative problem solvers, effective communicators and emerging leaders, guided by the Catholic faith, to influence our local and global communities for the greater good.

Profile last updated: 01/31/2014

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School Reviews

2 months ago
The St. Anne School is very well-rounded. The staff, administrators and teachers provide a wonderful and safe environment for my child to learn. They are able to explore and develop as well because of this environment.
- Posted by Parent
4 months ago
The St. Anne School offers excellent academics with great teachers. The curriculum and programs are diverse and interesting. It is a great school that provides for the whole child.
- Posted by Parent
7 months ago
My daughter started at the St. Anne Preschool in September and absolutely loves going to school! The teachers are phenomenal and each day she comes home excited to share all that she learned - talking about working on the computer, singing songs about the days of the week (and itsy spiders), how she played dress-up with her friends.... I was hesitant to start her in school this fall as she isn''t even 3 yet but am so grateful that we decided to start her at St. Anne when we did. It has been such a rewarding experience!
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