Saint Jeanne De Lestonnac School

  • Inspired by the charism and mission of the Sisters of the Company of Mary our Lady, Saint Jeanne de Lestonnac School`s shared vision is to assist our students in developing a vibrant relationship with Jesus Christ, as they strive to achieve excellence in education, and live a life of service according to the Gospels.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
National Association for the Education of Young Children
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedBased on individual
Year Founded1961
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students420 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
52%
State avg.: 44%
Students by GradeSaint Jeanne De Lestonnac School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
98%
Average Class Size20 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Student uniforms required grades Pre-8)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesGrades Preschool-Kindergarten Tuition $740.00 per month (based on 10 months) Preschool and Kindergarten Youngest (or only child)..........$8200 Each sibling..........$7700 The tuition fee for preschool ­kindergarten students includes snacks, lunc
Acceptance Rate
100%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorLeah Lee
Admissions AssociateSr. Cecilia Duran, O.D.N.

Sports

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

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.National Junior Honor Society, Orange County Academic Pentathlon

Club or Organization:
California Junior Scholastic Federation

Arts and Music Programs:
Choral and Band, Spring Musical and Talent Shows

School Notes

  • Saint Jeanne de Lestonnac School brings together the faith, talent, gifts, and the dedicated lives of religious and lay collaborators as educators who are committed to creating, nurturing, and sustaining a Catholic, Christian environment for all students placed under their care.  In teamwork, they join forces to implement a comprehensive educational program designed to promote the spiritual, moral, social, cultural, and psychological growth, as well as the intellectual, aesthetic, and physical development of each student. Together with the parents, who are the primary educators of their children, faculty and staff members unite in striving to build, strengthen, and live our beliefs as Catholics, so that each child will develop a vibrant awareness of God's presence in their daily life and experience a meaningful personal relationship with Jesus Christ. In the various aspects of growth, the school is focused on meeting the students at their respective levels of ability and achievement and endeavors to provide them with skills and encouragement where each child can grow to her/his full potential. In this affirming atmosphere each child is challenged to effectively grasp the available opportunities for growth with the knowledge, wisdom, and spiritual integrity that she/he has learned as vital components of the Educational Project of Saint Jeanne de Lestonnac.

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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  
Both of my daughters went to St. Jeanne`s and received and excellent intellectual, moral and integral education. They have maintained their friends and teacher contacts throughout their college years and I am so gratified that they were able to attend this school. My recommendation could not be higher.
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Saint Jeanne de Lestonnac School offers a nurturing environment for its students. The small class sizes and appropriate use of technology enable teachers to truly individualize learning. As a Catholic school, values and character are as much a part of the curriculum as academics, and students are encouraged to be well rounded through participation in extra curriculars like sports and drama. Saint Jeanne's graduates are young men and women of character and achievement.
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Great school. We love the Sisters and the faculty. The school offers so much in terms of curriculum, challenge, and technology. We are so happy to be part of this great school.
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