The mission of Saints Simon and Jude School is to instill in our students personal excellence, academic proficiency, and Gospel values within an active parish-centered community extending to the community at large.
The philosophy of Saints Simon and Jude School centers on four ideals; forming Catholic values; striving for academic excellence and a quality education; fostering the unique potential of each student within a Catholic identity; developing faith through service to others and active membership in a Catholic parish community.
Our schoolwide learning expectations reflect our commitment to educate the whole child spiritually, academically, social/emotionally, physically, and globally.
We strive by personal example and values incorporated into our daily teaching to give our students a model of life centered on our resurrected Christ.
We recognize that parents are primary educators of their children; thus, we design our programs to complement Catholic family values. We encourage each student to achieve personal and academic excellence.
Our curriculum recognizes individual differences in gifts, abilities, and learning styles.
In each classroom, teachers focus on creating a faith community based on prayer, service, and parish involvement.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 488 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Sts Simon & Jude School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1968
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
488 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
32%
State avg.: 48%
Students by Grade
Sts Simon & Jude School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

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

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
$6700-$7700 annually
Admissions Director
Sharon Daniels

Sports

Total Sports Offered
6 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Chess, Choir, CJSF, Drama (Christmas Pageant), Handbells, Student Government, Yearbook

School Notes

  • Sts. Simon & Jude School 20400 Magnolia Street Huntington Beach, CA 92646 714-962-4451 If you would like to schedule a tour of Sts. Simon & Jude School, please call the office to make arrangements for your visit to our campus. You can also send an e-mail request for information to Kathy Unverferth, Administrative Assistant, at kunverferth@ssj.org This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Applications for enrollment are now being accepted on a limited basis as space becomes available in grades K through 8. Please call the school office to have an application mailed to you.

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  
Small class sizes allows more involvement with the children
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5  
A great school. My children are very happy there which is the most important thing. In addition, the academics are challenging and the teachers are kind.
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5  
SSJ is an amazing school!
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 488 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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