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K-8
Private
Lakewood, CA
Students enrolled: 181
Before care: Yes
After care: Yes

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3601 Saint Pancratius Place
Lakewood, CA 90712

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(562) 634-6310
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October 29, 2014
Our son recently started the EK program at St. Pancratius School and my husband and I couldn't be happier with our experience so far. The learning experience is exceptional to anything I've seen coming out of public schools. On a daily basis we, as parents, are invited into my son's learning and social experience at St. Pans on a level that has far surpassed my and my husband's expectations. One added note: we've recently joined the parish community of St. Pancratius as well as the school, and I am blown away by the support the parish lends to the school on a weekly basis. The parish and school community combined literally "took over" the Applebees in Lakewood a couple of weeks ago for a school eating-out fundraiser. When I complained to the manager that my service on that night was sub-par, the manager informed me that when they usually hold these fundraisers for schools and the like, that they usually only need to add one more server to handle the traffic, which is usually only 20 or so more people. St. Pans overran Applebees that night....and it was great to see!

- submitted by a parent
July 20, 2014
Think twice before you send your child to this school, you are better off going to public school.

- submitted by a parent
June 23, 2014
Leadership is not lost @ St. Pan, their new principal is steering the school back to the days where nuns ruled. I would normally applaud this, but new rules, regulations & infractions seemed to be handed out quite freely this past 2013-2014 school year. Please make note to read the parent handbook carefully before joining this school community. Be forewarned that some of the administrative staff have issues with listening to parents and we experienced graded work not being posted on website several time during the school year. With any school be ready to be your childs advocate, speak up and be heard. You are making a huge commitment to send your child to a private school and it should be a partnership between you, your child & the school community. Make all your efforts count!

- submitted by a parent
June 13, 2014
Where has the leadership gone. As a parent and alumni I do no recommend this school anymore. With the coming of the new principal came a lot changes (for the worse). She is not a mother and therefore tries to enforce tough changes on the kids. The teachers walk around and don't greet the parents who are paying for their salaries. I gotta say this year is my last.

- submitted by a parent
September 07, 2011
Service hours are way too high for working parents, there is far too many early dismissals and "off: school days, which make it very difficult for working parents to arrange daycare for "1" day! The school could use some remodeling and there is a lot of misc. fees and purchases needed throughout the year. Staff and teachers are great and caring! They make a good effort in teaching the children.

- submitted by a parent
June 16, 2011
I have been at this school now for 4 years. I have to say the education is excellent! The kids are all a communtiy with each other. It is a very safe enviroment. The tution is low compared to all the other private schools. The 40 service hours are not hard to complete. Both my husband and I work and they give many opportunities throughout the year. The Festivial in Sep is so much fun, We work it every year and get our hours and at the same time meet so many people. If you are looking for a great school you should call and take a tour! I have a 3rd and 1st grader and my youngest will be there in 2 years.!

- submitted by a parent
February 10, 2011
This school is OK, not to the nicest or newest buildings, in fact the whole school could use a little "face lift", new lunch benches, etc..but the education, as far as I've seen is at an acceptable level. The one thing that I find absolutely ridiculous is the number fo service hours required from the parents! 40 hours/year is A LOT for households with 2 full-time working parents. And if they are not completed by April, parents get charged $40/hr for the unserved hours, mind you tuition is pretty high and they aslo add a "fund-raiser" fee to each month...seriously thinking of switching my children to another school.

- submitted by a parent
June 09, 2010
Staff, teachers and parents have a close family relationship and camaraderie. I have 2 children, one will be graduating and the younger one will be in third grade. Love and always support our school.

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May 05, 2010
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- submitted by a parent
April 30, 2010
My daughters are the third generation attending school and community. It's a well worth sacrifice!!!!

- submitted by a parent
March 16, 2010
I am a current parent of St.Pancratius. I have two children that attend this school,as well as a niece and nephew. I think that the school is excellent. The students are well rounded. They have a great and new computer lab. They also have a computer in each classroom for the students to use. Many great activites for the students to get involved in. I feel the education is excellent. My daughter is in Kindergarten and can read very well. She is doing excellent in math. My son who is in 2nd grade is excelling in reading, math and history. Parents are very involved on all levels. Staff is great. Principal is excellent, great communication with students and parents. Father Joe the Paster is very invloved with the school. My nephew graduated and is excelling in HighSchool. My Niece is on the High Honor roll in 8th. I recommend this school!

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February 03, 2010
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October 07, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
October 22, 2008
I attended this school from K-8 and loved it. We had about 9 rigorous subjects and teachers that all cared. Sure, you might not get the perfect teacher everytime, but overall it was good. I loved the uniforms and wish I did not attend a public high school. Also, the grading system is rigorous because A's start at 94%, prompting kids to work harder. I loved this school and the faculty and principals were nice. I really enjoyed it on a whole.. a few kids were mean, but that's not the school's fault!

- submitted by a student
March 31, 2008
I sent my daughter to this school from 6th grade on and I am glad I did. The education level is higher. Her confidence level improved and she a lot more motivated. Overall I am happy with the school and staff as they offer education and moral values for today's kids. Love the uniforms too,

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November 06, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
July 09, 2007
School relies on computer program for Reading Comprehension grades. When the computer was not working students were basically penalized. I didn't see enough writing in the older grades. I was constantly surprised what my children said was discussed in classe. Not enough communication when there was a problem in a subject area. I always felt I found out too late that my child was not performing in a subject area. Nonsensical uniform rules. Principal very unresponsive to parental concerns regarding conflicts and uniforms. Saw discipline dispensed unfairly. Extracurricular activities available. Parents who put a lot of time into the school are unappreciated. I suspect that parents of younger grades are less involved than older grades. If I had to do it over again, I would have taken my kids out in the 5th/6th grade and sent them to another school for a change of scene.

- submitted by a parent
May 31, 2007
I sent all three of my children to St. Pancratius and they have all come out of it with the type of friendships and experiences that last a life time. The sense of community and family feeling is unlike any other around. -Chaunte

- submitted by a parent
January 03, 2007
I had my children attending this school and found myself unsatisfied with the administration. Poor administration and discipline were the two areas where I saw the biggest promblems. The staff is very personable and it seems to me it is them that run the school.

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November 20, 2006
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- submitted by a student
February 26, 2006
My child has attended this school from Kindergarten to his current year, 8th grade. It is a great school with a lot of parent involvement. The principal knows many of the parent's and children's names. The academics are excellent and the kids can get involved in many extracurricular activites in music, art, and sports. There is a feeling of family and community in the school.

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September 07, 2005
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August 18, 2005
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St. Pancratius Parish School
3601 Saint Pancratius Place, Lakewood, CA  90712
(562) 634-6310
Last modified St. Pancratius Parish School is a Private school that serves grades K-8
St. Pancratius Parish School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 23 reviews. Top