St. Irenaeus Parish School

Tel: (714)827-4500
  • St. Irenaeus Parish School is a diverse Catholic faith community.
  • Our mission is to provide a Christ-centered foundation that helps our students develop to their full potential spiritually and academically.
  • We challenge our students to excel today as students and tomorrow as leaders in their communities.
  • For each of our students in Transitional Kindergarten through Eighth grade, we strive to: *Provide a quality academic education.
  • *Model and instill commitment to Catholic values.  *Partner with our parents and the larger Parish in fostering on-going faith-formation and Christian service for our students and their families.

School Overview

Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1963

Student Body

Total Students360 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
75%
State avg.: 43%
Students by GradeSt. Irenaeus Parish School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio20:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
30%
Average Class Size22 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$5,800
Tuition NotesTuition varies depending on parishioner status and number of children in the family. Tuition is adjusted yearly.
Acceptance Rate
99%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorMrs. Lily LoBasso
Admissions AssociateLisa Sambrano

Sports

Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Flag Football, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
Flag FootballTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Band, Brain Builders - Super Structures, Cheerleading/Pep Squad, Chess Club, Choir, Student Government Band, Chess Club, Choir, Brain Builders - Super Structures,
Cheerleading/Pep Squad,
Student Government,

School Notes

  • Our school opened its doors for the first time in September of 1963. From that time our mission has been to provide our students with the best Catholic education possible. Our commitment to providing our students with a challenging academic program continues. Our students' academic preparation and achievements are reflected in their honors, awards, and successes in their high school and college years, and in their careers. We offer a variety of extra-curricular activities and programs including fine arts, Honors Math, Accelerated Reading and Math, Computer, PE, and Extended Day Care.

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