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St. Didacus Elementary School

Private | K-8 | 171 students

 

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Posted August 20, 2013

Both my Kids and I love this School my Daughter graduated from St. Didacus and my Son currently attends,they both did.extremely well.The Teachers are caring and encourage the kids to their best!
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Posted May 23, 2013

This School is the Best...I'm really happy to see how much my son been learning.
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Posted January 24, 2012

This school gives a good quality Catholic education for the money! Teachers and New principal really care about their students. I agree they can increase their enrollment if they fix the outside of the school. Overall, good school.
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Posted November 8, 2011

bothes of my kid"s go to this school . i'm a proud parent my boy's are doing great in this school. And the teacher are the best .
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Posted August 22, 2009

I was very happy and loved Mrs. Angie Gonzales 5th grade teacher .She really motivated our kids.However the office staff and business office need to be more professional and nicer to paying parents.Concerns and issues should be dealt with promptly and efficiently
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Posted January 21, 2009

My child attends this school. The teacher is great. She motivate students. The school offers a safe and caring environment.
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Posted July 20, 2008

my child just graduated from 8th grade. the school was fine, but the office staff could learn to be nicer to the parents that are having money problems.
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Posted July 18, 2008

if you are looking for a good all day preschool program in the sylmar area you should check out st. didacus preschool with mrs. beaulieu. the children learn kinder and some 1st grade work in a loving environment.the preschool is a separte program from the elementary school.
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Posted April 5, 2007

Both my children attended this school, however, as soon as my oldest finished with junior high. I removed my youngest son and placed him in public school. All they do is ask for money and if you are an involved parent your child is a star.
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Posted June 26, 2006

This schoolis such a disappointment...I sent my kids her becuase I thought the teahcers would be above the public scholl sector I was so wrong. The office staff is rude and aggressive they even seem to rule the Principal at times. They are conmstntly asking for money and their discipline in the class is unbelievable. They do not teach it and it is not consistent or fair.
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Posted February 8, 2006

The school slowly has become a great disappointment. The school has outstanding elementary teachers. Unfortunately, I can not say the same for the Junior High level. There are a few that are great. Thank you to the Science teacher, my child has learned and has enjoyed the way you teach. I find that some of the teachers do not have total control in the classroom. I do not hold the teachers solely responsible, the parents need to show these children discipline. Some children can not learn or focus in a classroom with disruptive behavior. There must be more structure.
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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 83% 52%
Two or more races 10% 3%
White 4% 26%
American Indian/Alaska Native 2% 1%
Black 0% 6%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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  • Fr. Robert Garron
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  • Roman catholic
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14325 Astoria Street
Los Angeles, CA 91342
Phone: (818) 367-5886

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