St. Andrew Catholic School

5.00 5 1 (2 reviews)
Tel: (626)796-7697
  • Saint Andrew School has been an educational presence in Pasadena since 1897, providing a student-centered curriculum which educates the whole child.
  • Throughout the years, Sisters of the Holy Names and dedicated lay women and men have integrated Catholic values in all areas of the curriculum.
  • The school community believes that learning is most effective in an atmosphere of faith, love, respect and family-spirit.
  • Faculty, priests, students and parents recognize and value diversity in persons, cultures, experiences, methods of learning and ways of doing things.
  • This atmosphere fosters a love of learning which enables students to become adults who make ethical and moral decisions and contribute meaningfully to society.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other religious school association(s)
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1897

Student Body

Total Students268 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
55%
State avg.: 43%
Students by GradeSt. Andrew Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio22:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size23 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$4,500
% on Financial Aid
50%
Average Financial Aid Grant$1,000

Sports

Total Sports Offered11 sports
SportsBasketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Flag Football, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballBowling,
CheeringCross Country,
Flag FootballFootball,
GolfSoccer,
SoftballTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Academic Decathlon, chess club, cooking, crafts, jazz hip hop dance, karate, select children chorus, spelling bee

School Notes

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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  7/24/2015
St. Andrews is a great school, if by great school you mean a false sense in social status then yes. Compared to other schools in the area both private and non, based solely on academics this school does not hold a candle to knowledge. Having gone here then transferred to a public school I quickly realized that I was far behind my peers, it took me years to fully comprehend why this was. This school focuses mostly on their religion than facts and basic (in my opinion) education. As a Catholic I see the appeal of putting your child in a Catholic private school but as a parent and past student I will take my chances on a better school elsewhere. The church on the other hand is my congregation and will most definitely recommend being part of it.
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5  7/9/2012
St. Andrew offers children a good catholic education, access to local cultural sites, computer lab, buddy program, loving teachers and real world mix of students for one of the lowest tuitions in the area (and only require 10hrs of parent volunteer time compared to others who require 40hrs). I encourage you to tour the school and see if it is the right fit for you child. They do not have a waiting list and accept students from Kinder through 7th grade.
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