St Stephen Martyr School

     Tel: (626)573-1716
        
   
Grades: PK - 8 | 213 students
St. Stephen Martyr School opened its doors in 1926 to provide the families of Monterey Park with an opportunity for their children to receive a Catholic School education.
Under the leadership of Fr.
Michael Conneally, four classrooms were opened and staffed by the sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary.
The school celebrated its first graduating class in 1928.The needs of the Catholic community in Monterey Park continued to grow.
As a result, a new church and convent were built.
New classrooms were added to the school until it became a fully enrolled 16-room school serving students in grades 1 through 8.
front When the 16-room configuration was completed in 1964, the school served 743 pupils.
By early 1980’s, enrollment was approximately 600 students.
St. Stephen Martyr uses a collaborative school model.
Shared participation from stakeholders such as parents, students, and the community allow us to gather diverse input and buy-in.
We have a formal Advisory School Board, Parent-Teacher-Organization, and Student Council.
Shared governance is important in accessing the talents and skills of our community to promote the well-being of our students.
At St. Stephen Martyr School, parents, teachers, students and staff form a learning and faith community committed to helping each student develop academic and communication skills, grow in understanding of Catholic faith, demonstrate Christ-like qualities of compassion, tolerance and respect, become life-long learners who demonstrate personal responsibility and commitment to the larger community.

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 213 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 97%
State avg.: 43%
Students by Grade St Stephen Martyr School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 9 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 24:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Ramona Convent (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Alpha-shen Preschool & Kindergarten (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Alpha-shen Preschool & Kindergarten (0.5 miles away)
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  • Monterey ParkAlpha-shen Preschool & Kindergarten
    Daycare / Preschool
    618 N Moore Ave
    Monterey ParkCA 91754
    (626)282-2011
    Daycare / Preschool
    0.5 mi | 70 students | Gr. PK-KG                      
  • Monterey ParkHappy Day School Inc
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    507 N Chandler Ave
    Monterey ParkCA 91754
    (626)282-2919
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    0.5 mi | 120 students | Gr. K                      
  • Monterey ParkIt's A Small World Preschool
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    333 N Alhambra Avenue
    Monterey ParkCA 91755
    (626)288-1000
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    0.6 mi | 19 students | Gr. PK-K                      
  • Monterey ParkEsther's Nest Children's School
    Daycare / Preschool
    315 N New Ave
    Monterey ParkCA 91755
    (626)288-0323
    Daycare / Preschool
    1 mi | 21 students | Gr. PK-K                      
  • Monterey ParkNew Avenue School
    126 N New Ave
    Monterey ParkCA 91755
    (626)280-5536
    1 mi | 260 students | Gr. PK-7                      

School Reviews

7 months ago
Preschool teachers are very kind and professional. They really know how to teach the children well. My child really had a great time in their class. Ms. Jessica director if preschool is very good with the children and patient. She takes time to speak to parents about any concerns you may have. Fun learning environment.
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