St Martin Of Tours Academy

  • Founded on September 1951, St. Martin of Tours Academy is a Catholic parish elementary school whose purpose is to provide students with moral and spiritual formation and a solid academic foundation.
  • Faith, culture and life are brought into harmony through a curriculum and system of education that equips students with skills for lifelong learning.
  • Each student is challenged to internalize values and prepare for life as a committed Christian who contributes to the needs for justice, love, and peace in the world.
  • With a student centered orientation, we strive toward the holistic development of each individual.
  • To this end, we employ a system of human growth and a learning process which insures that all students have equal opportunities to learn how to think, how to learn, and how to make responsible decisions in their own lives.
  • In this educational process, teachers work in close communication with parents.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1951

Student Body

Total Students247 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade St Martin Of Tours Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio19:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size25 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$5,500
Tuition NotesVarious tuition rates based on number of children, volunteer opportunities.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$2,200
Admissions DirectorDiane Hartley
Admissions AssociateAnne Pacheco


Total Sports Offered6 sports
SportsBasketball, Flag Football, Soccer, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter TrackBasketballFlag Football,
SoccerTrack and Field,
VolleyballWinter Track,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Chess Academy, CYT, Mad Science, Paul Effman Band Class, Woodshop Wizard, Yearbook class

School Notes

  • Parents can expect the best for their children at St. Martin of Tours Academy. Our teachers combine their talents and energy to create an educational program of recognized quality. Our goal is to lead each child to the fullness of human development and intellectual potential. We do this not only through formal instruction, but also by knowing each child individually. Care is taken to encourage self-esteem while providing a strong academic foundation for each student.  St. Martin of Tours Academy is a fully accredited elementary school from which students: Excel scholastically with a strong self esteem, are critical and precise thinkers, take initiative and are independent and comfortable with challenging academic risks and are confident in our Catholic values. A Catholic education is an advantage for life. Discover how St. Martin of Tours Academy is unique with an educational system integrating spiritual and human development, life skills, and intellectual challenge. We employ a system of human growth and a learning process called Pilon Workshop Way which ensures that all students have equal opportunities to learn how to think, how to learn and how to make responsible decisions in their own lives. We base our philosophy of education on the premise that all persons are created equal in worth as human beings. In justice, children have a right to grow to the fullest potential in an atmosphere of utmost reverence and respect. Diane Hartley Principal
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    San Diego, CA 92115
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    San Diego, CA 92105
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    3.4 miles
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    San Diego, CA 92120
    (619) 583-6270
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