St Monica Catholic Elementary School

  • St. Monica Elementary School provides an atmosphere which is safe, peaceful and conducive to learning.
  • There is also a sense of community evident at the school wherein students, faculty and parents alike experience a positive, welcoming and safe environment.
  • We pride ourselves on our family spirit. This is often the thing that new parents and students comment on most after being here awhile.
  • Our students and parents experience a sense of belonging, a nurturing environment in which they can grow, and wherein they feel respected, cared for, and supported.
  • The school provide this vital dimension for children. A key component of this sense of community is our School Families program, which creates a family spirit at school, bridges the grade level gaps, and fosters leadership among our older students.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other religious school association(s)
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1930
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students309 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
32%
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade St Monica Catholic Elementary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio21:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%
Average Class Size33 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineFeb. 13 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$5,550
Tuition NotesCatholic rate $5550 Non-Catholic rate $7900
Admissions DirectorLynda Auer
Admissions AssociateAntje Moriarty
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Santa Monica
    Grades: K-6 | 281 students
    0.8 miles
    438 San Vicente Blvd
    Santa Monica, CA 90402
    (310) 451-1332
    0.8 K-6
    281
  • Santa Monica
    Grades: K-6 | 230 students
    0.7 miles
    1225 Broadway
    Santa Monica, CA 90404
    (310) 394-1313
    0.7 K-6
    230
  • Pacific Palisades
    Grades: PK-8 | 198 students
    3.4 miles
    17310 W Sunset Blvd
    Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
    (310) 454-7064
    3.4 PK-8
    198
  • Santa Monica
    Grades: K-12 | 1189 students
    1.4 miles
    1714 21st St
    Santa Monica, CA 90404
    (310) 829-7391
    1.4 K-12
    1189
  • Santa Monica
    Grades: PK-5 | 79 students
    1.6 miles
    3131 Olympic Blvd.
    Santa Monica, CA 90404
    (310) 479-8500
    1.6 PK-5
    79

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St. Monica Catholic Elementary was the other half of our parenting team! My children are both in graduate school now and they got a fantastic foundation at this school. We are profoundly grateful and highly recommend this school community.
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