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258 North Union Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90026

(213) 483-5251
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April 28, 2015
Parents please stop wasting your money and keeping your child from being properly educated. My daughter attended this school from Kinder thru 4th grade. I took her out because I felt I was not getting my money's worth and my daughter was not being taught to her fullest potential. My daughter has attended Gabriella Charter School for 3 years (5th -7th currently) and she challenged, encouraged, empowered and is a straight A student. Loretto cares more about the money than the students, please be aware.

- submitted by a parent

September 25, 2014
I see that the principal Brito is not being the principal we thought she was going to be good. she is mean and has a parents and students who she prefers. now a parent is working there and treats the students very bad. I see staff crying cause she is mean and that is not right. the academia is suffering a lot. I would like to have my child some other place but she has friends here. My family wants to leave. A parent told me to put stuff here because people know. I miss how it use to be, friendly and happy with Ms. Suelto and Ms. Sarmento We need her to go.

- submitted by a parent

September 06, 2014
The school just keeps getting worse. The principal has no shame. At graduation she gave the same speech as the 8th grade teacher. I guess they must be teaching the kids to copy each others work since thats what she did. She's rude to the kids and yells at them. She even yells at the employees and talk behind thier backs and does the same with parents. Its sad that great teachrers left, but i don't blame them for doing it, who would want to be there.

- submitted by a parent

August 13, 2014
Wow, not sure how much the school has changed but from the looks of the other reviews it changed a lot. I first attended this school back in 1997 and the staff and teachers were all great. I learned a lot, everything was organized and such.

- submitted by a community member

July 31, 2014
School year starts with a bang under Mrs. Brito and ends with a whimper. What a disappointment. The school has not change under the new principal's leadership.

- submitted by a parent

February 25, 2014
The school has NOT IMPROVED! The school is not academic at all. Class time is being effected with different activities. How are students able to learn if they are performing dances and etc. There is no consistency. Parents don't know what is going on until just a few days before, calendars are not given out ahead of time, and school gets cancelled with only 2 days notice twice in the same month. The last few positive comments written had to have been written by the principal herself because that is how she talks. This is not an academically prosperous environment at all.

- submitted by a community member

February 04, 2014
The school has improved and glad we stayed. Principal Brito is doing an excellent job! She has a very professional demeanor, very approachable and has the passion to make the school even better in the years to come. Teachers are great. Having a Doctor in the faculty is a huge plus on top of rest of the qualified Teachers in all grade levels. Our child learns how to read as early as Pre-K. Mrs. Pi a is one of the wonderful teacher! The school has a new website and it has improved a lot. There is more parents, faculty and community participation going on. Choir, Karate, Art, Dance, Sports activities are some of the enrichment programs the school made available for the students. There is no other way for this school but moving up!

- submitted by a parent

January 28, 2014
Great school! I am a proud parent of child that attends Our Lady of Loretto and I have seen the change from the previous Principal Mrs. Sarmiento to the new Principal Mrs. Brito. If I was to make an analogy I would have to choose night and day. The school underwent a period of darkness when the old principal Mrs. Sarminto ran the school. About the time when I was contemplating pulling my child out of Loretto, the news were given that Mrs. Sarmiento had resigned and there was a new principal appointed. My husband and I decided to give this new principal a try and boy we were surprise! To start the school year we had the wonderful surprise that our Lady of Loretto finally had central air. The school was repainted and the carpets were clean and floors were shinning. Thank you Mrs. Brito for accomplishing in your short term what we were told it could not be done to that school all these years.

- submitted by a parent

January 09, 2014
The school is changing dramatically: principal, teachers and the facilities as well. Classes are well taught. Though, it still needs time for a complete make over.

- submitted by a community member

November 07, 2013
Horrible school!! Last principle left and this new one Mrs. Brito is worse. Always screaming at the children and has no patience for kids! Academically they don't challenge kids and it is a "bootleg" version of a private school. Teachers and principal need their credentials reviewed. Sorry to say.

- submitted by a parent

May 29, 2013
Terrible. Heard the principal is leaving, hopefully the next one will be able to turn it around.

- submitted by a community member

February 03, 2013
This school needs a lot of help. Everything is unsatisfactory. You would want to send your child where the focus is improving student learning!

- submitted by a community member

June 13, 2012
What has happened to the standards of this school? It has gone down. Quality has gone low and families are leaving. School is under enrolled. Uniform policy, academic & programs got worse. Lost the traditional way of motivating students by means of medals, trophies and awards. A lot of backstabbing & cussing among staff??? A change of leadership should be addressed ASAP. I hate to see my former school go down the drain. WHAT HAPPENED?

- submitted by a community member

April 28, 2010
The Principal, Miss Suelto, has made a great impact in this school. She has raised the standards of the school by increasing scores for student achievement, creating a website, creating a Development Board, making structural renovations, encouraging her teachers to get credentialled and awarding students for their great work in different subjects. My two children are so happy all the time coming home with certificates, medals and trophies. Although the school doesn't have a gym or a pool, my daughter has received medals in swimming and art competitions. Parents should always be with their children as Miss Suelto says, to develop their potentials to the fullest. Thanks and congratulations for a job well done at Loretto, Miss Suelto!!!

- submitted by a parent
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September 16, 2009
I proudly say that my two daughters now attend this wonderful school, not everything is perfect, but education is great.

- submitted by a parent

August 11, 2009
The teachers are great at the school. My daughter attended 6th grade and she has done remarkably well. The teacher really cares about the students. Writing and reading was a target, everyday she came and talked about many things she learned. Loretto Elementary is a great school, i feel safe taking my daughter there. It's convenient for me and my family.

- submitted by a parent

July 15, 2009
I can only commend the Principal and her teachers. The school tuition fees and their fundraisers are just fine. You want the best, Loretto is where you should enroll your child. I feel that my child is always safe, excelling and always disciplined. I feel great to be part of this school. I highly recommend it.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
April 03, 2009
I am a proud parent of Our Lady of Loretto School. My oldest son graduated from Loretto last year with Excellence. I still have two attending this year. I enjoy the great family atmosphere Loretto has to offer. The administration, teachers, and staff are wonderful.

- submitted by a parent

March 15, 2009
for me it is an excellent school,my son is a succesfull student.He has very good grades he is going to Loyola Hihg School.

- submitted by a parent

November 19, 2008
I dont like this school they charge so much and my step-son was so behide.Thats why we decided to move him to another school.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
May 24, 2008
My son has been a student at Loretto for 5 years. It may not be aperfect school but my son has enjoyed his stay here. Most of the teachers are great, helping the students develop their potential. Last year, my son represented his school at the Screen Actors Guild writing contest and won 4th place in his age group. The school and teachers have inculcated in my son a love for reading and writing. Every week, they are required to write a book report.The school has also given them a sense of history. A few weeks ago, their 4th garde class went on a field trip to Mission san Juan capistrano.

- submitted by a parent

February 21, 2008
I am a proud parent of Loretto. This private school is up to date. The school uses GRADELINK and I am able to view my daughter's grades anytime and anywhere I am. The teachers at Loretto are great, professional, and respectful. They follow the curriculum standards based from task descriptions and grades viewed in Gradelink. I admire the leadership of this school. I want my daughter to graduate at Loretto, the best catholic school!

- submitted by a parent

September 19, 2007
As a school leader, I am so pleased and I feel the need to give more to our students. I am proud of this year's line-up of faculty and staff, for without them, the spirit of the team, will not be complete. This school year, our enrollment has gone up to 215, despite some external factors causing barriers, our number continues to rise and this is an indicator of the school's strength.

- submitted by a teacher

July 21, 2007
The school maintains its quality education by the constant supervision and governance of its principal, Miss Fidela Suelto. The teachers like Ms. Isabel Igoa Kuhn, Mr. Michael Solis, mr. Loaiza and Ms. Martinez are so committed in their delivering of standards, use of learning approaches for individual student needs and a regular evaluation of their assessment scores. They do have a teacher whose ability to handle the Loretto Children's Choir is superb. They have won the BRAVO Great Arts Program Award, an award given by the Music Center Group in downtown Los Angeles area. The school provides Piano, Voice, Guitar and Choir lessons. Sports, Karate, Latin Dance, Altar- Servers' Society, Tutoring Program, Safety Patrols' Program, Student Council, Academic Decathlon are some of their best extra-curricular activities. the level of parent involvement is high. Loretto parents support the goals of the principal. Their efforts contribute highly to various fundraisers for special educational purposes.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
December 27, 2006
Our Lady of Loretto is an amazing school. The area is great, the teachers are so nice and the students are very polite. They have great activities for the student body, such as dances, spirit week, and alumni reunions. But, OLL also teaches the importance of religious belief. Being a Catholic school, going to Mass for major religious holidays is anything but new. The after school programs for the children are excellent. The activities are martial arts, choir, sports, dance, instrument lessons, and student council. Surely, the students enjoy the curriculum. Our Lady of Loretto is the perfect choice to start anyone's bright future!

- submitted by a parent

June 17, 2006
This school is a great school. It has been around since 1911. The school's SLE's is to make Life long learners. Thie school's uniform is blue and white. the principal and teachers work together and students are active. It is were everything special begins.

- submitted by a parent

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Our Lady Of Loretto Elementary School
258 North Union Avenue, Los Angeles, CA  90026
(213) 483-5251
Last modified Our Lady Of Loretto Elementary School is a Private school that serves grades K-8
Our Lady Of Loretto Elementary School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 29 reviews. Top