St. Matthew's Parish School

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St. Matthew's Parish School incorporates five core values laid out in the Character Covenant that is signed by every student and valued by every parent: Empathy, Fairness, Honesty, Respect, and Responsibility.
Learning to be of service to others is a vital part of our educational program, which is reflected in the School motto: Serve Lead Flourish.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Enrollment: 340 students
  • Average class size: 14 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 19
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

St. Matthew's Parish School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for:

Category
Attribute
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded
1949
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
340 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
14%
State avg.: 51%
Students by Grade
St. Matthew's Parish School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
14 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
Uniform for K-8

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 19
Tuition Notes
Current tuition ranges from $17,200 in the Preschool to $34,000 in Grade 8. Financial aid and supplemental aid are available. Admission decisions are made independent of financial considerations.
% on Financial Aid
12%
Admissions Director
Carinne Barker

Sports

Total Sports Offered
8 sports

School Notes

  • As an Episcopal school grounded in the values of inclusion, our community welcomes families of all faiths and cultures. St. Matthew's continues its tradition of inspiring a love of learning at every age and teaching children how to self advocate through our model of service leadership to help each child flourish to their true potential.From Preschool to 8th grade, the opportunities at St. Matthew's connect families for a lifetime. Building character in a purposeful way has been an integral part of a St. Matthew's education since its founding in 1949.
  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • James Kanoff - Founder of The Farmlink Project, which rescues surplus food from farmers and delivers it to food banks and families in need.
    • Ali Riley - Class of 2002 American-born New Zealand professional footballer, who plays as a defender for Angel City of the American National Women’s Soccer League
    • Katy Tur - MSNBC anchor, author, and broadcast journalist
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

Who are famous alumni from St. Matthew's Parish School?
St. Matthew's Parish School famous alumni include: James Kanoff, Ali Riley and Katy Tur.
Does St. Matthew's Parish School offer a summer program?
Yes, St. Matthew's Parish School offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.
What sports does St. Matthew's Parish School offer?
St. Matthew's Parish School offers 8 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Flag Football, Golf, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field and Volleyball.
What is St. Matthew's Parish School's ranking?
St. Matthew's Parish School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for: Largest student body and Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for St. Matthew's Parish School?
The application deadline for St. Matthew's Parish School is Jan. 19.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Enrollment: 340 students
  • Average class size: 14 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 19
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Los Angeles County, CA is $16,398 for elementary schools and $21,277 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Los Angeles County, CA is 83% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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