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Our Lady Of Talpa

Private | K-8 | 227 students

 

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Situated in an inner city neighborhood. The median home value is $220,000. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,330.

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Posted January 27, 2010

As a Talpa parent I feel the school environment is safe, the curriculum is competitive and the teachers are enthusiastic and devoted to the students. Students have a variety of sports to choose from throughout the year, as well as other clubs and extracurricular activities in which to be a part of. Parents are friendly and one always feels welcomed at the school especially when the Principal and Vice-Principal know all parents on a first name basis. I am exceptionally proud to have made the right choice for my childrens education.
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Posted January 19, 2010

I feel really good about the education my children are receiving a Talpa. The teacher are very helpful and available for the students and parents if needed. As a parent there are many different ways and opportunities to get involved in my children's learning as well as being a part of the Talpa family. Parents are very friendly with each other and other children, not just the ones in their child's classroom.
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Posted January 5, 2010

As a current student, I love this school, all the teachers are very nice and helpful, and we learn so much. We are a big family.
—Submitted by a student


Posted October 25, 2009

The greater percentage of teachers at this school have a lot of energy and are great teachers.


Posted January 28, 2009

This is a Great Elementary school in Boyle Heights (East Los Angeles). School needs plenty of help with contributions and donations in giving these boys and girls a chance they deserve. If anyone is interested Talpa has a golf tournament in September.


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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 100% 52%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 11%
Black 0% 6%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Two or more races 0% 3%
White 0% 26%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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  • Sr. Adella Armentrout
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  • Coed
Affiliation
  • Roman catholic
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  • NCEA

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  • Archdiocese of Los Angeles
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411 South Evergreen Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90033
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