Old Mission School

Old Mission School offers classes in transitional kindergarten, kindergarten and grades one through eight.
Old Mission Catholic School, in partnership with our parent community, fosters academic excellence while embracing faith-based teachings in a safe, healthy, and ethical environment.
The philosophy of Old Mission Catholic School focuses on working cooperatively to develop three ideals: spirituality; integrity; and academic excellence.
We work collectively to achieve an innovative and disciplined school environment.
While emphasizing core curriculum, we encourage discovery, challenge, high academic standards, and service to others.
We strive to be for one another a model of Christ-centered integrity.
Each child has a right and responsibility to reach his or her full potential as a child of God - spiritually, intellectually, physically, socially, and emotionally.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 330 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,375
  • Acceptance rate: 97%
  • Average class size: 35 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Old Mission School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for:

Category
Attribute
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Year Founded
1876

Student Body

Total Students
330 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
30%
State avg.: 51%
Students by Grade
Old Mission School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
5%
Average Class Size
35 students
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
Uniforms required for grades 1-6. Dress code adherence for grades 7 and 8.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Elementary/Middle school: $7,375 Elementary/Middle school (second child): $6,637.50
% on Financial Aid
30%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$1,200
Acceptance Rate
97%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Jen DeClark

Sports

Total Sports Offered
4 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Band

Club or Organization:
ASB, Mock Trial, STEM Enrichment Opportunities

School Notes

  • Old Mission School offers classes in transitional kindergarten and kindergarten and grades one through eight. Old Mission Catholic School, in partnership with our parent community, fosters academic excellence while embracing faith-based teachings in a safe, healthy, and ethical environment. The philosophy of Old Mission Catholic School focuses on working cooperatively to develop three ideals: spirituality; integrity; and academic excellence. We work collectively to achieve an innovative and disciplined school environment. While emphasizing core curriculum, we encourage discovery, challenge, high academic standards, and service to others. We strive to be for one another a model of Christ-centered integrity. Each child has a right and responsibility to reach his or her full potential as a child of God - spiritually, intellectually, physically, socially, and emotionally.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Old Mission School cost?
Old Mission School's tuition is approximately $7,375 for private students.
What is the acceptance rate of Old Mission School?
The acceptance rate of Old Mission School is 97%, which is higher than the national average of 84%.
What sports does Old Mission School offer?
Old Mission School offers 4 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Cross Country, Track and Field and Volleyball.
What is Old Mission School's ranking?
Old Mission School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for: Largest student body and Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for Old Mission School?
The application deadline for Old Mission School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 330 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,375
  • Acceptance rate: 97%
  • Average class size: 35 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in San Luis Obispo County, CA is $5,904 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in San Luis Obispo County, CA is 90% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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