School of the Madeleine is a private Catholic elementary school located in South Clairemont in San Diego.
It is the parish school of St. Mary Magdalene church. The school is staffed by a lay faculty dedicated to the Catholic Education of the students.
School of the Madeleine has a reputation for a strong religious and academic program and student success.
The mission of School of the Madeleine "Our love is not to be just words or mere talk, but something real and active." Students at School of the Madeleine are empowered to be committed to their Catholic faith, to become aware of their personal potential, and to mature spiritually, intellectually, socially, emotionally, and physically.
We achieve this by encouraging an atmosphere of respect, dignity, faith, love, forgiveness, and stewardship to the school, parish, and global community; providing an instructional climate which fosters academic success; presenting opportunities for our students to practice ethical and moral decision-making; and supporting the development of good habits of physical activity and wholesome attitudes toward personal health.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 603 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Top Rankings

School Of The Madeleine ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students
603 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
23%
State avg.: 49%
Students by Grade
School Of The Madeleine Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
27:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

School Notes

  • School of the Madeleine is a private Catholic elementary school located in South Clairemont in San Diego. It is the parish school of St. Mary Magdalene church. The school is staffed by a lay faculty dedicated to the Catholic Education of the students. School of the Madeleine has a reputation for a strong religious and academic program and student success. The mission of School of the Madeleine "Our love is not to be just words or mere talk, but something real and active." Students at School of the Madeleine are empowered to be committed to their Catholic faith, to become aware of their personal potential, and to mature spiritually, intellectually, socially, emotionally, and physically. We achieve this by encouraging an atmosphere of respect, dignity, faith, love, forgiveness, and stewardship to the school, parish, and global community; providing an instructional climate which fosters academic success; presenting opportunities for our students to practice ethical and moral decision-making; and supporting the development of good habits of physical activity and wholesome attitudes toward personal health.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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What is School Of The Madeleine's ranking?

School Of The Madeleine ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for: Largest student body.

When is the application deadline for School Of The Madeleine?

The application deadline for School Of The Madeleine is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 603 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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The average private school tuition in San Diego, CA is $14,132 for elementary schools and $24,703 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in San Diego, CA is 86% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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