St. Leonard Community School

  • Our Mission: St. Leonard Parish School teaches Catholic values and educational essentials to preschool through eighth grade children. Together, with parents and guardians, we develop young people to become good stewards of God's gifts and teach them the intellectual and leadership skills necessary for success in life.
  • Our Vision: To be the school of choice for families seeking a personalized and innovative approach to learning.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Contact School
Year Founded 1957

Student Body

Total Students 194 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
10%
State avg.: 13%
Students by Grade St. Leonard Community School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
90%
Average Class Size 16 students
Number of AP Courses 1 courses
Advanced Courses Algebra I
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(http://www.stleonardlouisville-school.com/upload/1213%20Handbook.pdf)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Contact office for tuition rates
% on Financial Aid
10%
Average Financial Aid Grant $45,000
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Laura Emly
Admissions Associate Mary Parola

Sports

Total Sports Offered 11 sports
Sports Archery, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Flag Football, Football, Golf, Soccer, Swimming, Track and Field, VolleyballArcheryBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
Flag FootballFootball,
GolfSoccer,
SwimmingTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 12 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. "House" Captains, Archery Club, Boy Scouts of America, Drama Club, Environmental Club, Girl Scouts of America, Governor's Cup Academic League, Kentucky Youth Assembly participation, Middle School Dance, Quick Recal Academic League, Writing Club, Yearbook Staff Archery Club, Drama Club, Writing Club, Yearbook Staff, "House" Captains,
Boy Scouts of America,
Environmental Club,
Girl Scouts of America,
Governor's Cup Academic League,
Kentucky Youth Assembly participation,
Middle School Dance,
Quick Recal Academic League,

School Notes

  • Conveniently located on Zorn Avenue in East Louisville's historic Crescent Hill. Easy access from I-71 (Y-Care extended day services available until 6 pm daily).  We welcome you to visit Saint Leonard Community School where small classes mean BIG futures!
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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  5/17/2016
I love the small community and class sizes at St.Leonard Parish School. My daughters have been there for 8 & 9 years now and it has been such a positive experience. They have received an excellent education and have been challenged to be the best students that they can be. The teaching staff is wonderful and dedicated to meeting each individual student's needs. It is a wonderful place that I consider a "hidden gem" in Louisville!
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5  5/17/2016
We are very pleased with the teachers and staff at St. Leonard's. My daughter receives personal attention due to the size of the classroom. She feels comfortable and enjoys going to school. We know most of the parents and teachers because we all focus on our students experience and education. I would recommend St. Leonard's to anyone!
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5  7/24/2015
St. Leonard is an excellent school. Teacher to child ratio is low. The principal, teachers, and other staff clearly have positive, supportive relationships. Teachers are caring and skilled. Children establish long-term, caring relationships with more than just their current teacher. Communication with and participation by parents is encouraged and supported. Parents know other parents well. Academic expectations are high AND arts, sports opportunities are abundant. Use of technology is on par with larger, Catholic/private schools. My children are happy to wake up and go to school.
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