St. Gregory The Great School

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  • Mission Statement St. Gregory the Great School fosters a caring Catholic Christian environment, which provides a, faith community and a challenging curriculum.
  • As a result, each student will recognize their abilities and will be prepared to take on a positive role in our society.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs Supportedmild learning differences
Year Founded1955
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students273 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade St. Gregory The Great School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio21:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size25 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(School Uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesPaid over 10/11 months.
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorPaulette Clagon
Admissions AssociateAngela Romo


Total Sports Offered9 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Flag Football, Football, Gymnastics, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
Flag FootballFootball,
SoftballTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Academic Decathlon, Altar Servers, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Skillbuilders, Student Council

Club or Organization:
Student Council

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School Notes

  • St. Gregory the Great School is a Catholic parish school serving the spiritual and academic needs of students in grades TK-8. Our current enrollment is 258 students. We have high expectations regarding the spiritual nourishment of our students as well as a rigorous academic preparation for a private high school. Our students are accepted with honors and in advanced placement classes in both private and public high schools; many have been the valedictorian at high school graduation.Educational field trips are offered with our partnership with World Strides. Our students  have experienced travel to Sacramento(Grade 4), Florida Keys (Grade6) and Washington, DC/New York (Grade8). We offer a variety of after school activities;Spanish, Art, Gymnastics, Tennis, Daycare, Flag Football, Volleyball, Basketball, Cross Country, Track and Field, Softball. Our campus is spacious with a softball field, three(3) full basketball courts, blacktop area for hopscotch, tetherball, handball and other playground games,We have the best Fish Dinners in the area every year during Lent. Our Technology Program includes ; a full computer lab, laptop carts, IPAD Program and a variety of programs that support high achievement for all learnersWe are so proud of our students and of our teachers. Come join us!
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Whittier
    Grades: PK-6 | 33 students
    3.3 miles
    6726 Washington Avenue
    Whittier, CA 90601
    (562) 945-1654
    3.3 PK-6
  • Whittier
    Grades: K-8 | 312 students
    3.1 miles
    7218 Pickering Ave
    Whittier, CA 90602
    (562) 698-0253
    3.1 K-8
  • Downey
    Grades: K-5 | 106 students
    5.8 miles
    8033 3rd St
    Downey, CA 90241
    (562) 861-1499
    5.8 K-5
  • Downey
    Immaculate Heart Academy
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 1-11 | 16 students
    5 miles
    8561 Via Amorita
    Downey, CA 90241
    (562) 861-8962
    5 1-11
  • Downey
    Grades: NS-8 | 328 students
    5.4 miles
    10441 Downey Ave
    Downey, CA 90241
    (562) 869-9969
    5.4 NS-8

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The average private school tuition in California is $11,569 for elementary schools and $20,000 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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