St. Leo The Great School

  • Saint Leo the Great School community leads by the example of Jesus, with respect and compassion for all, to foster faith and academic growth.
  • Founded in 1957, we have been instilling values and virtues in ourstudents for over half a century, educating Pre-School 3-Grade 8.
  • St. Leo has implemented a K-8 Lab Learner program to enhance science instruction. We have also purchased Google Chromebooks to increase technology education in the classroom.
  • ActivBoard technology is present in every classroom for hands on learning, which improves your child`s cognitive abilities and critical thinking skills.
  • Honors High School Algebra offered to qualified 8th graders and Adv.Math courses gr.5-8 (including Geometry) for those who qualify.
  • Three mobile labs and 15,000 volume media center assists with providing a multi-faceted learning approach to our science andsocial studies curriculum.
  • Spanish is offered in Kindergarten through 8th Grade.  St. Leo the Great offers a myriad of extracurricular activities, such as Robotics, Girls on the Run, Odyssey of the Mind, Art/Math Clubs, Drama, and Irish Dance
  • Our NVCYO Sports Program includes Basketball, Track & Field, Tennis,Volleyball, and Cheerleading.
  • We have an award winning Band program and a beginning and advanced Strings program.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2006

Student Body

Total Students384 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 26%
Students by GradeSt. Leo The Great School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling


Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

School Notes

  • Saint Leo the Great School is a dynamic learning environment rooted in Catholic faith and tradition. With Jesus Christ as our model and guide, we follow faithfully on a lifelong journey to grow and develop spiritually, intellectually, emotionally, socially, physically and culturally. We recognize each child as a creation of God made in His image with unique gifts and talents. Throughout the learning environment, educators incorporate Gospel values and foster a spirit of inquiry. We employ a variety of tools and techniques to challenge each child to achieve his or her full potential. In collaboration with parents, the child's primary educators, we provide a safe, nurturing atmosphere, infused with faith, morals and Catholic principles. Together, we prepare children to be faithful Catholics and productive citizens in a global society. We strive to teach as Jesus does --- with authority, compassion and love.
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