St Columban School

10855 Stanford Ave
Garden Grove, CA 92840-0928
Tel: (714)534-3947
Grades: PK-8 | 252 students
At St. Columban School we offer a full curriculum with a commitment to provide basic skills, critical thinking and effective communication to your children.
An emphasis on Catholic values challenges students to understand and seek peace, social justice and freedom.
The kindergarten through 8th grade program is enhanced by a technology program, extensive library, intramural sports, music and scouting programs.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs Yes

Student Body

Total Students 252 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade St Columban School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1
National avg.: 13:1
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Designated School Uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling


Total Sports Offered 2 sports
Sports Basketball, VolleyballBasketballVolleyball,

School Notes

  • Our Mission: St. Columban School is a parochial school that provides Catholic religious formation and a quality academic education to Kindergarten through Eighth grade students. Building upon the legacy of the Religious Sisters of Charity, our fully accredited parish school empowers students to give witness to the Gospel in love and service and become responsible members of the Church and community.
  • Comprehensive K-8 Curriculum: Religion, Language Arts (Reading/Literature, English/Composition, Spelling/Vocabulary) Mathematics (Algebra 7-8), Science, Social Studies, Technology, Music, Library Science and Physical Education are components of our core program.
  • Student Enrichment: Students have various opportunities to develop their talents. Leadership skills are enhanced through participation in Student Council, Green Team, Peace Keepers, and Drama. Additional programs (Choir, Field Trips, Guest Speakers, Athletics) give students the opportunity to meet the Schoolwide Learning Expectations.
  • Learning Support ~ Resource Program: This program is a specialized element of the school intended to further assist students to learn in a manner that is most beneficial to them.
  • School Chaplain: The Chaplain is available on a regular basis to students and parents.
  • School Lunch Program: A catered and nutritious lunch program is available Monday through Friday.
  • Extended Day Care Program: Daycare is available before school (7:00 a.m.) and after school (Monday through Friday, dismissal to 6:00 p.m.). Supervised assistance is provided for homework, outdoor play and crafts.
  • Location: The school is adjacent to St. Columban Church, within two blocks of historic Garden Grove and near all Orange County Freeways.
  • Our Staff: The school is staffed by credentialed teachers and principal, teacher aides, and specialize teachers in Technology, Music and Physical Education. With a Teacher and Instructional Aide in Kindergarten through Third Grade, there is a 20 to 1 student to adult ratio.

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school is Padre Pio Academy (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Olaf Preschool (0.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Children Of Light Preschool (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Garden Grove
    St. Olaf Preschool
    Daycare / Preschool (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (formerly AELC, ALC, or LCA))
    Grades: K | 42 students
    0.7 miles
    12432 9th St
    Garden Grove, CA 92840
  • Garden Grove
    Children Of Light Preschool
    Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
    Grades: PK-KG | 45 students
    0.9 miles
    12672 Brookhurst St
    Garden Grove, CA 92840
  • Garden Grove
    King Of Kings Lutheran Elementary School
    (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
    Grades: PK-8 | 80 students
    1 miles
    13431 Newhope St
    Garden Grove, CA 92843
  • Garden Grove
    Precious Years Children's Center
    Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
    Grades: PK-K | 24 students
    1.3 miles
    9691 Bixby Avenue
    Garden Grove, CA 92841
  • Garden Grove
    Padre Pio Academy
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: K-12 | 54 students
    1.4 miles
    9621 Bixby Ave
    Garden Grove, CA 92841

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