Ascension Catholic School

As educators at Ascension Catholic School, our mission is to enable students to realize their spiritual, intellectual, and social potential.
We provide our students with a peaceful learning environment and a strong Catholic community.
We teach our students to appreciate the value of education, the importance of faith, and to prepare themselves for their future.
We, as Catholic educators, recognize our responsibility to the students and parents.
We believe the parents to be the primary educators of their children, and further believe the school, home, and church must work together for students to reach their full potential.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 252 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Language-based or Mild Learning Differences

Student Body

Total Students
252 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
97%
State avg.: 51%
Students by Grade
Ascension Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
uniforms required everyday

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Tuition rates are negotiable. Bring all financial documents to school office so school administration can assess affordability.

Sports

Total Sports Offered
5 sports
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Frequently Asked Questions

What sports does Ascension Catholic School offer?
Ascension Catholic School offers 5 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Flag Football, Soccer, Softball and Volleyball.
When is the application deadline for Ascension Catholic School?
The application deadline for Ascension Catholic School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
In what neighborhood is Ascension Catholic School located?
Ascension Catholic School is located in the South Los Angeles neighborhood of Los Angeles, CA. There are 50 other private schools located in South Los Angeles.

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Ascension is one of the only elementary schools in Los Angeles with a free Music Program. It gives free guitar and piano lessons to children in good academic standing. Music is proven to help math skills, improve self-esteem, and help kids process emotions.
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 252 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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The average private school tuition in Los Angeles, CA is $17,450 for elementary schools and $23,342 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Los Angeles, CA is 80% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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