St Maria Goretti Elementary School

3950 Palo Verde Ave
Long Beach, CA 90808-0908
Tel: (562)425-5112
Grades: K-8 | 138 students
St. Maria Goretti School recognizes the parents as the primary educators of their children.
The administration, faculty, and staff accept the challenge to support parents by providing a solid educational program steeped in the atmosphere of Gospel values. Our aim is that each student develops, within our diverse student body, a realistic self-image, learn according to their God-given ability, and grow in awareness of the needs of others.
We strive to accomplish this within the local, national, and global community of believers.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-8
Year Founded 1957

Student Body

Total Students 138 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade St Maria Goretti Elementary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 9 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 18 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $4,675
Tuition Notes $315 month – Includes discounts for Fundraising, Service Hours, and Parish Support $344 month – Includes discounts for Fundraising & Service Hours $374 month – Includes discount for Fundraising $395 month – Includes discount for Service Hours $425 mo
Admissions Director Mary Ann Fitzpatrick


Total Sports Offered 5 sports
Sports Basketball, Cheering, Football, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
FootballTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Computers, Irish Dance, Make It Take It Crafts, Music Lessons, Spanish Computers, Irish Dance, Music Lessons, Spanish, Make It Take It Crafts,

School Notes

  • Schoolwide Learning Expectations “EAGLES†E . . . an EDUCATED student who demonstrates grade-level appropriate knowledge and skills in all subjects taught. A . . . an AWARE student who shows respect toward all of God’s creations and sensitivity to the needs of others. G . . . a GENEROUS student who gives willingly and unselfishly to others. L . . . a LOVING student who is loyal to God, country, family, friends, and treats others as he/she wants to be treated. E . . . an ENTHUSIASTIC student who participates actively in his/her education, both in and out of the classroom. S . . . a SPIRITUAL student who demonstrates proper reverence for God and the Church and participates actively in the Catholic faith.

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school is Saint Joseph High School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lakewood Christian Schools (1.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Lakewood Christian Schools (1.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Long Beach
    Grades: PK-8 | 444 students
    1.5 miles
    5336 E Arbor Road
    Long Beach, CA 90808
  • Long Beach
    Grades: PK-KG | 40 students
    0.5 miles
    3908 Woodruff Ave
    Long Beach, CA 90808
  • Lakewood
    St. Timothy Lutheran School
    Daycare / Preschool (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (formerly AELC, ALC, or LCA))
    Grades: NS-PK | 29 students
    1.1 miles
    4645 Woodruff Avenue
    Lakewood, CA 90713
  • Long Beach
    Grades: KG-8 | 316 students
    1.3 miles
    3330 N Bellflower Blvd
    Long Beach, CA 90808
  • Long Beach
    Grades: KG-8 | 205 students
    1.7 miles
    5133 E Arbor Rd
    Long Beach, CA 90808

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