St. Gregory The Great School

  • 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.

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

Student Body

Total Students273 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 43%
Students by GradeSt. 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

Arts and Music Programs:

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!
Show me:
People Also ViewedPeople Also Viewed Nearby SchoolsNearby Schools
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Whittier
    Grades: PK-8 | 25 students
    3.3 miles
    6726 Washington Avenue
    Whittier, CA 90601
  • Downey
    Grades: K-7 | 112 students
    5.8 miles
    8033 3rd St
    Downey, CA 90241
  • Downey
    Immaculate Heart Academy
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 1-11 | 16 students
    5 miles
    8561 Via Amorita
    Downey, CA 90241
  • Downey
    Grades: PK-8 | 321 students
    5.4 miles
    10441 Downey Ave
    Downey, CA 90241
  • Whittier
    Grades: KG-8 | 225 students
    3.1 miles
    7218 Pickering Ave
    Whittier, CA 90602

School Reviews

Endorsements should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Endorse this school:
Recent Articles
January 22, 2018
Depending on their family circumstances, our Presidents received a wide range of primary and secondary schooling.
January 19, 2018
Depending on their family circumstances, our Presidents received a wide range of primary and secondary schooling.
January 19, 2018
A fascinating look at where our first Presidents went to school.
Request Information
I am a:      
Name of parent:
Student First name:
Student Middle name:
Student Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
Applying for financial aid?:
Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Did You Know?
The average acceptance rate in Whittier, CA is 95% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).