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.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 420 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $822
  • Acceptance rate: 100%
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Saint Jeanne De Lestonnac School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Based on individual
Year Founded
1961
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Cost Notes
No summer program currently offered.

Student Body

Total Students
420 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
52%
State avg.: 48%
Students by Grade
Saint Jeanne De Lestonnac School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
98%
Average Class Size
20 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(Student uniforms required grades Pre-8)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Grades 1-8 per month for 10 months.Preschool - Kindergarten $876 per month for 10 months. The tuition fee for preschool through ­kindergarten includes snacks, lunch and 7:30 am - 5:30 pm extended care.
Acceptance Rate
100%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Allison Spillman
Admissions Associate
Sr. Cecilia Duran, O.D.N.

Sports

Total Sports Offered
5 sports

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.
Profile last updated: 09/21/2021

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (4 reviews)
5  
Great school. They use common core curriculum and keep religion separate from other subjects. I was concerned there would be an over influence of faith, but the teachers are all lay-persons and school is welcoming to all faiths. Exclusive use of iPads, no paper or pencils, including at the kindergarten level - children are well prepared for the future of technology.
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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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5  
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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5  
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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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 420 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $822
  • Acceptance rate: 100%
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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