The School of Saint Leo the Great is a parish school dedicated to a philosophy of education that works to serve its families in their primary responsibility to educate their children.
We recognize the dignity of each person and the equal right to an education and foster the development of the whole child.
The School of Saint Leo the Great, an educational ministry of the Church of Saint Leo the Great, is a pre-kindergarten to eighth grade Roman Catholic elementary School.
This parochial school serves Oakland and surrounding communities and is open to families of any faith who accept its philosophy and mission.
We work with families in their primary responsibility to educate their children by providing a strong academic curriculum and a rich extracurricular program.
We offer a safe environment and promote age-appropriate religious, social, cultural and physical values.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 252 students
  • Average class size: 22 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
dyslexia, mild learning differences
Year Founded
1948
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
252 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
100%
State avg.: 48%
Students by Grade
School Of Saint Leo The Great Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
95%
Average Class Size
22 students

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

Sports

Total Sports Offered
4 sports
Source: Verified school update

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 252 students
  • Average class size: 22 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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