St Maria Goretti Elementary School

Tel: (562)425-5112
  • St. Maria Goretti School recognizes the parents as the primary educators of their children.
  • The administration, faculty, and staff accept the challenge to support parents by providing a solid educational program steeped in the atmosphere of Gospel values.
  • Our aim is that each student develops, within our diverse student body, a realistic self-image, learn according to their God-given ability, and grow in awareness of the needs of others.
  • We strive to accomplish this within the local, national, and global community of believers.

Upcoming Events and News

  • Trunk or Treat - 07/25/2017 - Please join us for a night of comunity at our annual Trunk or Treat!
    Costumes, Games, Food for Purchase, Contests, and Great Family Fun
    Date:  Friday, October 27, 2017
    Time:  5:30 pm to 8:00 pm
    Place:  St. Maria Goretti School
                 3950 Palo Verde Avenue
  • Pictures with Santa Claus - 10/28/2017 - Please Join us for Pictures with Santa Claus!
    Santa Claus, Games, and Food for Purchase
    Date:  Sunday, December 3, 2017
    Time:  9:00 am to 11:00 pm
    Place:  St. Maria Goretti School
                 3950 Palo Verde Avenue
                 Long Beach, CA 9080
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  • Eagle For a Day - 12/04/2017 - Come and experience St. Maria Goretti School as an EAGLE (School Mascot) for the Day.  If you are considering sending your child to Catholic School this is a great way for your children to try it out.
    Date: Monday, February 12, 2017
    Time: 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1957

Student Body

Total Students177 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 43%
Students by GradeSt Maria Goretti Elementary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio18:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size18 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$5,318
Tuition Notes $388 month – Includes discounts for Fundraising, Service Hours, and Carnival Hours$433.35 month – Includes discounts for Fundraising & Service Hours$438 month – Includes discount for Fundraising$415.27 month – Includes discount for Service Ho
Admissions DirectorKathleen Hernandez


Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBasketball, Football, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballFootball,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Computers, Music Lessons, Spanish Computers, Music Lessons, Spanish,

School Notes

  • Schoolwide Learning Expectations are "EAGLES" . . . an EDUCATED student who demonstrates grade-level appropriate knowledge and skills in all subjects taught. A . . . an AWARE student who shows respect toward all of God's creations and sensitivity to the needs of others. G . . . a GENEROUS student who gives willingly and unselfishly to others. L . . . a LOVING student who is loyal to God, country, family, friends, and treats others as he/she wants to be treated. E . . . an ENTHUSIASTIC student who participates actively in his/her education, both in and out of the classroom. S . . . a SPIRITUAL student who demonstrates proper reverence for God and the Church and participates actively in the Catholic faith.

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