Saint Bonaventure School operates as a service to the parishioners of Saint Bonaventure Parish.
St Bonaventure School provide a Christ-centered, academically excellent, and safe school environment in which all children can achieve their maximum God-given potential.
We hold that our religious identity is the heart of our school.
Staff, students and parents strive to model a strong and challenging faith.
We seek an enduring faith community based on Jesus command to love one another.
Saint Bonaventure School is a lived experience of Church beliefs, traditions, and sacramental life, bringing the students to Christ.
We commit ourselves to a challenging curriculum that integrates the subjects of religion, language arts, mathematics, science, social studies, the arts, technology and health/physical education with themes rooted in Gospel values and Catholic tradition.
We foster a supportive and challenging climate that affirms the dignity of all persons within the school community.
An essential dimension of our school philosophy is a focus on the needs of the whole person.
Recognizing that today's students are tomorrow's leaders, Saint Bonaventure School balances high expectations with respect for individual differences.
Students are encouraged to manage their lives effectively, assume responsibility for their actions or failure to act and internalize positive healthy attitudes of personal value and self-worth.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 627 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Top Rankings

St. Bonaventure ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for:


School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2006

Student Body

Total Students
627 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 49%
Students by Grade
St. Bonaventure Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

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

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Frequently Asked Questions

What is St. Bonaventure's ranking?

St. Bonaventure ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for: Largest student body.

When is the application deadline for St. Bonaventure?

The application deadline for St. Bonaventure is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

School Reviews

My son, who graduated from Saint Bonaventure School ("SBS") in June, was at SBS from kindergarten through 8th grade. No regrets; in fact, I have nothing but praise for the school. As you would expect from a Catholic school, he received an excellent, faith-based education that no doubt in my mind prepared him well for the rigors of high school and the challenges that come with the teenage years. He is attending Servite High School, which has a demanding curriculum, and he is thriving. The discipline instilled in him at SBS is serving him well in high school. Besides the academics, SBS provides a great platform for children to grow in an environment that is friendly, safe and supportive. He developed many strong friendships with his classmates at SBS, many of which I believe will endure. The kids there were great kids; I never once felt any hesitation in allowing him to visit and hangout with any of his classmates They were certainly positive influences. The SBS community of teachers, staff, parents and students was truly something special to be part of; in many ways; it felt like being part of an extended family. The members of this community are always there when you need them. I would encourage any parent thinking of sending their child to SBS to send them.
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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 627 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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The average private school tuition in Huntington Beach, CA is $10,843 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Huntington Beach, CA is 81% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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