St. Catherine Laboure School

St. Catherine Laboure Parish School is a Catholic school offering kindergarten through 8th grade curriculum and welcoming to all faiths.
We serve the families of Torrance, California, and the surrounding cities.
The school seeks to build a community of faith, to understand the gifts of our students, to integrate the teachings of the Church, to foster respect, to lead by example, and to appreciate parents as the primary educators of the students in our care.
St. Catherine Laboure Catholic School provides a diverse and challenging curriculum in a community rooted in the teachings of Jesus Christ and the traditions of the Catholic Church.
Lesson plans for all academic subjects are constructed within the framework of the State of California Curriculum Content Standards.
St. Catherine Laboure School provides a safe, nurturing environment in which students are inspired to develop their talents, to serve others, and to make a difference in the world.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 483 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Top Rankings

St. Catherine Laboure School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for:

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students
483 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
99%
State avg.: 51%
Students by Grade
St. Catherine Laboure School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
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. Catherine Laboure School's ranking?
St. Catherine Laboure School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for: Highest percentage of students of color and Largest student body.
When is the application deadline for St. Catherine Laboure School?
The application deadline for St. Catherine Laboure School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
In what neighborhood is St. Catherine Laboure School located?
St. Catherine Laboure School is located in the Northwest Torrance neighborhood of Torrance, CA. There are 3 other private schools located in Northwest Torrance.

School Reviews

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This is a great school for parents looking for a no frills, solid education. The principal runs the school with a genuine heart for the kids and their education. The teaching staff is great and there's a definite sense of community at this school. As the other reviewer said, there are no fancy facilities, but our child has learned so much in the last year and now halfway through this school year. The class sizes average around 25 with two classes for each grade. The school also offers many extra curricular activities; sports, arts, music. Great school. Great community! Can't rave about it enough!
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 483 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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The average private school tuition in Los Angeles County, CA is $16,471 for elementary schools and $21,177 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Los Angeles County, CA is 83% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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