St. Mel Elementary School embodies the teachings, values and beliefs of the Catholic Church.
We serve our mission by providing a compassionate, nurturing atmosphere in which students develop a solid moral character, realize their fullest potential and share their gifts with others.
All that we do is rooted in love, the teachings of Jesus Christ, prayer and Eucharistic celebrations.
St. Mel Elementary School recognizes that parents have the primary responsibility to educate their children.
In partnership with them and the larger St. Mel community, the faculty and staff endeavor to develop all student's spiritual, academic, social, emotional, physical, and potential.
Students emerge from St. Mel Elementary School well prepared for their next step as active Catholics and contributing members of their community.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 549 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Top Rankings

St. Mel School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students
549 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
34%
State avg.: 49%
Students by Grade
St. Mel School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

School Notes

  • St. Mel Elementary School embodies the teachings, values and beliefs of the Catholic Church. We serve our mission by providing a compassionate, nurturing atmosphere in which students develop a solid moral character, realize their fullest potential and share their gifts with others. All that we do is rooted in love, the teachings of Jesus Christ, prayer and Eucharistic celebrations. St. Mel Elementary School recognizes that parents have the primary responsibility to educate their children. In partnership with them and the larger St. Mel community, the faculty and staff endeavor to develop all student's spiritual, academic, social, emotional, physical, and potential. Students emerge from St. Mel Elementary School well prepared for their next step as active Catholics and contributing members of their community.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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St. Mel School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for: Largest student body.

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The application deadline for St. Mel School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 549 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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The average private school tuition in Los Angeles County, CA is $15,558 for elementary schools and $19,676 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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