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Saint Jeanne De Lestonnac School

Private | K-8 | 341 students

 

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Posted March 10, 2014

We've enjoyed the sense of community at the school. The parents are very supportive and welcoming. The students are very respectful of Teachers, parents, and each other.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 6, 2014

Esta escuela es magn fica , gran apoyo moral, mi esposo es futbolista y nos cambiaron debido a su trabajo a California , mi hija ven a de un colegio mexicano casi no hablaba ingl s y estaba triste , ah la apoyaron y ayudaron a salir adelante, gracias a sidrer a mary helen y dr mincle , sister Mar a todos son un amor gracias
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 27, 2013

Saint Jeanne de Lestonnac School is a wonderful place to send your children. In addition to small class sizes and cutting edge use of technology,, Saint Jeanne's helps its students become well rounded individuals. After school music, theater and sports participation are encouraged, and character and values are discussed and reinforced. Saint Jeanne's is a supportive, loving community where your student will flourish.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 3, 2013

Overal quality at St. Jeanne in terms of academics, campus, teachers and students is excellent.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 17, 2012

We are a new family to SJDL this year and while the academics are not super strong, we love everything else the school has to offer. The reason why we moved from public school was to have smaller class sizes, a second language, music and art on a regular basis - and to focus on the whole child, and not just on academics.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 2, 2011

Our child switch from public to St. Jeanne for the religion classes and academics, because on paper the academics core look great. While the religion aspect was good, the academics were not. My child experience a lot of kids behind grade level and core class moved slow. My child said throughout the day children were disruptive in the classroom and my child said teachers were angry a lot due to bad behaving kids. We were surprised, how much we were paying a year in tuition, it was not worth the headache. It is a beautiful campus and we were drawn into it. We left after a year due to academics being behind. Once we told them we were leaving they went from being kind to not very friendly. And they do not want to hear our opinion because we were new. We saw a lot of blind eyes to kids that were there for years, even though they behave badly. We did not experience what the other reviews wrote. I saw a lot of emotionally behind grade level children, and competitive parents. I am short and I volunteered a lot. Teachers forgot I was there and I heard what my child was talking about first hand.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 25, 2010

This is the best school that my son attending. He is in 3rd grade and doing well. I live in Tustin close to 5 freeway so public school is not great. I don't have a lot of money and I try to work hard so I can pay for his tution. We take it year by year and it has been almost 3 years gone by. We have another 5 years to go. I like the reading program that St. Jeanne offers. It makes the kids read, read and read all weekends.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 22, 2008

I attended St. Jeanne's, and returned to the school with my own children. Now in another state, at another school, I can say with conviction that St. Jeanne's is the best school - scholastically, socially, and emotionally - that a child could ever attend. For parents, there is nothing like St Jeanne's. the spirit of family is unmatched by other schools. Academically, my oldest daughter is in high school and is taking Pre-AP geometry her freshman year (She is in all Pre-AP classes - including Spanish II). She is light years ahead of her freshman & sophomore classmate. Mrs.Nagel is an exceptional math teacher. Thank you to St. Jeanne's for all that our nuns, teachers, and administrators have given us over the years. I - and my children - are far better because of this school. Oh, and Sr. Belin and Sr. Carmen make the best school lunches in the world!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 12, 2008

Absolutely a great school! My child is HAPPY and learning so much! I love the faculty. They are kind and well versed!
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Posted January 7, 2008

We have two daughters at St Jeanne's and cannot say enough about the quality of education they are getting. Every teacher we have encountered is top-notch. The Catholic Community of St Jeanne's is outstanding. Worth every penny.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 26, 2007

This school offers more than just a great education. It offers security and a religious foundation. The students that come out of this school are respectful, confident, and have wonderful life skills. It has a solid education program. The middle school has made many changes and has a solid educational program especially in science, religion and math. Most students end up doing very well in high school because of the strict discipline and homework implemented at the school. The tuition is well worth it and my children are wonderful students.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 13, 2007

Anyone who complains about the tuition, discipline etc. should look for another school. Public schools don't compare with the quality and wonderful atmosphere you get at St. Jeanne's. The teacher/student ratio is wonderful. We can talk with the teachers on a daily basis, if we have any concerns regarding our childrens progress. It is the best school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 4, 2006

Hi--I am the music teacher at St. Jeannes. The community here is amazing! Very close friendships, and the students are constantly challenged to be thier best in every aspect of life--acedemically, in sports, the arts, and spiritually. We have the most supportive administration and they're 'hands on' with each child! No one slips though the cracks. Come visit and take the tour!
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted February 14, 2005

Questionable education value for the money. Administrators seem intent on maintaining the status quo despite obvious problems. Many parents ultimately wind up withdrawing kids and sending them to public school.
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Posted December 9, 2004

This school only good for kids in elementary. On higher level they don't have qualified teachers to teach up to date materials or to meet state standards. It's an ashame since they raised so much money every year and did not invest in the fundamental academic basics for the future of the school reputation and for the sake of the students.The math teacher is usually substituted or aided by the principal who is not specialized on the subject.If they listened and called out for help things could have changed to make them become a good choice for a middle school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 27, 2004

This school has many positive elements, but parents should be warned: for many years, a math program has been in place that has been the subject of parental outcry and ridicule, and the administration of school has turned its back on the tuition payers time and time again.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 12, 2004

This school is so petty when it comes to discipline. They have this 'firm' belief that they are molding our kids into fine, respectable young adults but they are instead giving them a dislike for authority. Now I am a strong believer in discipline, but what they get children in trouble for is just so stupid. For instance, the students must wear 'normal' length socks but then fold them over so it looks like that of a little girl's. And if they are caught without just one unrolled they get a detention. And with our tuition money that we (the parents) pay and fund raiser money that we raise, the money just goes to the nuns' convents and the new school in Temecula. When confronted with this they embarrasingly shy away. They pay the teachers very little as well so naturally, the quality of teachers is very poor.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 31, 2004

As far as tuition for private schools is concerned, this school is worth every penny. The academics and discipline are excellent.
—Submitted by a parent


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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 49% 26%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 25% 11%
Hispanic 25% 52%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Black 0% 6%
Two or more races 0% 3%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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  • Sr. Sharon Maria Lamprecht, ODN
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  • Roman catholic
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16791 East Main Street
Tustin, CA 92780
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