Verbum Dei High School

  • At Verbum Dei, our Catholic college preparatory high school in the Jesuit tradition with an innovative Corporate Work Study Program, we are committed to holistically educating and developing students of southern Los Angeles to become leaders who are intellectually competent, spiritually rooted, and socially conscious.
  • As a Jesuit sponsored school, Verbum Dei embraces educational characteristics as primary goals which promote the formation of young Verb Gentlemen who already do and can ever more so in their future make a real difference within a society that generally can be so out-of-touch with each other.

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School Overview

School TypeSchool with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Jesuit Secondary Education Association (JSEA)
National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other religious school association(s)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12

Student Body

Total Students312 students
Student Body TypeAll-boys
% Students of Color
99%
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Verbum Dei High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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