St Catherine Laboure School

3846 Redondo Beach Blvd,
Torrance, CA, 90504-0905
Tel: (310)324-8732
Grades: PK - 8 | 400 students
St. Catherine Laboure Parish School is a Catholic school offering kindergarten through 8th grade curriculum and welcoming to all faiths.
We serve the families of Torrance, California, and the surrounding cities.
The school seeks to build a community of faith, to understand the gifts of our students, to integrate the teachings of the Church, to foster respect, to lead by example, and to appreciate parents as the primary educators of the students in our care.
St. Catherine Laboure Catholic School provides a diverse and challenging curriculum in a community rooted in the teachings of Jesus Christ and the traditions of the Catholic Church.
Lesson plans for all academic subjects are constructed within the framework of the State of California Curriculum Content Standards.
St. Catherine Laboure School provides a safe, nurturing environment in which students are inspired to develop their talents, to serve others, and to make a difference in the world.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8

Student Body

Total Students 400 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 91%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade St Catherine Laboure School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1
National avg.: 13:1
Admission Deadline None / Rolling

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Gardena Academy (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cross Road Christian Academy (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Van Ness Nursery School & Kindergarten (0.7 miles away)
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  • Gardena Cross Road Christian Academy
    (Baptist)
    2818 Manhattan Beach Blvd
    Gardena , CA , 90249
    (310)327-3094
    (Baptist)
    0.3  mi  |  125  students  |  Gr.  K-8
  • 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)
    0.7  mi  |  17  students  |  Gr.  PK-KG
  • Gardena
    Gardena Christian Academy & Preschool
    (Assembly of God)
    16311 S Western Ave
    Gardena , CA , 90247
    (310)527-0348
    (Assembly of God)
    0.9  mi  |  110  students  |  Gr.  K-5
  • Gardena
    Gardena Academy
    Montessori School
    16219 S Western Avenue
    Gardena , CA , 90247
    (310)532-4850
    Montessori School
    0.9  mi  |  19  students  |  Gr.  1-11
  • Gardena
    Junipero Serra High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    14830 Van Ness Avenue
    Gardena , CA , 90249
    (310)324-6675
    (Roman Catholic)
    1.1  mi  |  600  students  |  Gr.  9-12

School Reviews

  • Recommended August 04, 2014 - This school has great teachers and great community of families. The transitional kindergarten teacher is exceptional! And has set the pace for the academic rigor for our child. I look forward to seeing my child grow and learn and our friendships develop in this school. - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended February 14, 2013 - This is a great school for parents looking for a no frills, solid education. The principal runs the school with a genuine heart for the kids and their education. The teaching staff is great and there''s a definite sense of community at this school. As the other reviewer said, there are no fancy facilities, but our child has learned so much in the last year and now halfway through this school year. The class sizes average around 25 with two classes for each grade. The school also offers many extra curricular activities; sports, arts, music. Great school. Great community! Can''t rave about it enough! - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended January 31, 2013 - This school nurtures a feeling of community among parents. Thus far, I have found the education solid and advanced, as most private schools offer. Classroom sizes are small with approx. 2 classes per grade. The principal is approachable and the teachers are wonderful! My child has been at this school for two years now and is advanced among general peers his age from other schools, which I accredit to the teaching. It''s a small community school. No fancy facilities, but the community of people are wonderful and the teachers care about their kids. I would highly recommend it to anyone who is looking for a catholic education. - Posted by Parent

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