St. Junipero Serra Catholic School

Tel: (949)888-1990
Grades: PK-8 | 990 students
St. Junipero Serra Catholic School is valued as a leading Diocesan Catholic Parish Elementary School located in South Orange County.
Motivated by the teaching of Saint Junipero Serra and the persevering spirit of our founding families, we nurture our students to live and model their Catholic faith as servant leaders of Christ.
Guided by the Holy Spirit, St. Serra students are encouraged to use their God-given gifts and talents to serve the challenges of this ever-changing world.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD Support Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Many types of Learning Differences are supported. Please call for more information.
Year Founded 1995
Awards  Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2008

Student Body

Total Students 990 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade St. Junipero Serra Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 58 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 28 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $9,284
Tuition Notes Preschool - $3014-6292 (3 & 4-year old programs)
Admissions Director Shirley Merchant
Admissions Associate Suzette McCauley

Sports

Total Sports Offered 6 sports
Sports Basketball, Flag Football, Lacrosse, Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballFlag Football,
LacrosseSoccer,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 12 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art Classes, Campus Ministry, Chess Classes, Choir and Handbells, Computer Science Class, Dance Classes, Engineering Fundamentals Using Legos, Golf Squad, Piano Lessons, Robotics Classes, Student Council, Super Soccer Stars Art Classes, Chess Classes, Dance Classes, Golf Squad, Piano Lessons, Campus Ministry,
Choir and Handbells,
Computer Science Class,
Engineering Fundamentals Using Legos,
Robotics Classes,
Student Council,
Super Soccer Stars,

School Notes

  • Rooted in faith and vision, the community of Serra Catholic School welcomes children from the parishes of St. Kilian, San Francisco Solano, Santiago de Compostela, and Holy Trinity. Inspired by the Gospel values and in a Christ-centered enviornment, we promote student success through challenging programs that meet the diverse learning needs and unique potential of the whole child.  We aspire to provide the foundation of our students to become compassionate Catholic leaders of the future living our Schoolwide Learning Expectations on a baily basis: a Catholic faith-filled life and missionary spirit, a life-long love of learning, a reverence for one`s own physical being, a positive and realistic self-image, and a willingness to share one`s God-given gifts.
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