La Purisima Catholic School

  • The teachers, staff and parents of La Purisima Catholic School are dedicated to provide for the formation of the whole child; spiritually, morally, physically, emotionally, and academically.
  • We strive to help our children become disciples of our Church and confident, responsible and creative leaders of our community. Teachers and staff partner with the parents, as the primary educators of their children, to instruct our students in an atmosphere of cooperation that respects individual differences and cultural traditions.
  • Through a Christ-centered program, we endeavor to provide opportunities for our students to acquire the skills needed to meet the demands of the present, while preparing them for the challenges of tomorrow.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1965

Student Body

Total Students138 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade La Purisima Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size20 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(school uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$7,450
Tuition NotesNo additional fundraising or classroom cost except 8th grade graduation fee
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$1,000
Admissions DirectorRosa Ramirez
Admissions AssociateViridiana Serrano


Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBasketball, Flag Football, Softball, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballFlag Football,
SoftballTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:

Arts and Music Programs:
Art and Music Program, Choir
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Orange
    Grades: NS-8 | 286 students
    3.1 miles
    300 E Taft Ave
    Orange, CA 92865
    (714) 637-6822
    3.1 NS-8
  • Orange
    The Childrens House
    Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
    Grades: NS-PK | 140 students
    2.5 miles
    1400 E Taft Avenue
    Orange, CA 92865
    (714) 974-7210
    2.5 NS-PK
  • Orange
    Grades: 6-12 | 85 students
    0.3 miles
    4100 E. Walnut Avenue
    Orange, CA 92869
    (714) 633-4774
    0.3 6-12
  • Orange
    Grades: PK-8 | 414 students
    2.8 miles
    530 S Glassell St
    Orange, CA 92866
    (714) 538-6012
    2.8 PK-8
  • Orange
    St. John's Lutheran School
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    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Grades: PK-8 | 790 students
    2.5 miles
    154 S Shaffer St
    Orange, CA 92866
    (714) 288-4400
    2.5 PK-8

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
We have 2 sons that graduated from LP (2011 and 2016) and our daughter will graduate in 2020. LP is a top notch school with teachers that love and care for their students as if they were their own. Definitely a 5 star school!
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Our family has been at La Purisima since 2005, when our oldest started kindergarten there. We have two kids currently enrolled at LP and two graduates. Our older kids were prepared strongly at LP for their high-school education in Catholic high school: both have excelled as honors students at Mater Dei. LP is a small school with a lot of personal attention, but our kids felt ready for the big-school environment of Mater Dei when they graduated. As for the little ones who are still at LP- it`s a great education with enough individual attention to respond to the kids as the people and learners they are. Our child with inattentive type ADHD had ample assistance managing his tendency toward disorganization, and our kids who tend to dive in and do extra have always been encouraged and supported by their teachers. The family environment of the school is really special-our kids know not only most of the kids in the school, but also their parents and grandparents. Families really support each other in times of need. The school is also beautifully and comfortably diverse, with a lot of kids with multi-ethnic backgrounds. Our kids have made great friendships with terrific kids whose families share our values of faith, service, and education. We couldn`t have asked for a better home for them to grow and learn.
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