At Saint Leo the Great School we believe in the capacity of the individual to lead with compassion, learn with commitment, and act with courage.
Focusing on the needs of each child, we achieve our purpose by word and deed.
Students are inspired to achieve the highest standards in intellectual achievement through developmentally appropriate instruction that allows for individual differences and learning styles.
They are encouraged to be active participants in their commitment to God, kindness to each other, and pursuit of knowledge.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked NJ School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 590 students
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Saint Leo the Great School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New Jersey for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded
1960
Awards
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2018

Student Body

Total Students
590 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
4%
State avg.: 39%
Students by Grade
Saint Leo the Great School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
66 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
10%
Average Class Size
20 students

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

Sports

School Notes

  • The uniqueness of Saint Leo the Great School is its ability to draw strength from its traditions of excellence, to meet the needs of the 21st Century Learner, and to move students to a better understanding of our world and their obligation to contribute to its greatness through STEAM  (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) based curriculum .Saint Leo the Great students are inspired to achieve the highest standards in intellectual achievement, as well as to grow in their commitment to God and the development of their faith.The school`s success is reflected in our whole community`s devotion to the continued spiritual, academic, and personal growth of our students.
  • Saint Leo the Great School was recognized by the United States Department of Education in 2012 and again in 2018 as a National Blue Ribbon School.  In 2019, Saint Leo's was also recgnized once more by the U.S. Department of Education as a Green Ribbon School making it the first Catholic school to win the honor in the state of New Jersey.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What sports does Saint Leo the Great School offer?

Saint Leo the Great School offers 9 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field and Volleyball.

What is Saint Leo the Great School's ranking?

Saint Leo the Great School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New Jersey for: Largest student body.

When is the application deadline for Saint Leo the Great School?

The application deadline for Saint Leo the Great School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

School Calendar

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Date
School Closed
December 26, 2022 (Monday)
School Closed
December 27, 2022 (Tuesday)
School Closed
December 28, 2022 (Wednesday)
School Closed
December 29, 2022 (Thursday)
School Closed
December 30, 2022 (Friday)

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked NJ School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 590 students
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Monmouth County, NJ is $16,574 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Monmouth County, NJ is 83% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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