St. John of the Cross Catholic School

Your pathway to Catholic High School and College
8175 Lemon Grove Way, Lemon Grove, CA 91945
East County

Your children can excel at St. John of the Cross Catholic School

8175 Lemon Grove Way
Lemon Grove, CA 91945

Phone: 619-466-8624

St. John of the Cross Catholic School is a preschool through eighth grade Catholic elementary school rich in academics and faith formation, known throughout the diocese for its competitive sports teams and embodies the Gospel of Jesus Christ, which is the framework that guides the staff and student body in all its pursuits. As a school community we live and teach the Corporal Works of Mercy through community outreach programs to the local community and beyond. Staffed by the Mercedarian Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament and under the guidance of our pastor, Father Peter Navarra, St. John of the Cross is the quintessential Catholic School.

Gregory Krumm, Principal

Father Peter Navarra, Pastor
St. John of the Cross

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Outside the Classroom

We offer clubs and activities including: Chess, Arts and Crafts, Theater, Choir, Journalism, Music, Technology, Engineering, Foreign Language

Our Competitive Spirit

We offer athletics including: Soccer, Volleyball, Basketball, Football, Track and Field

The World Around Us

Students at St. John of the Cross Catholic School have the opportunity to learn additional languages including: English, Spanish

Our Learning Environment

Our learning environment features: Library, Computer Lab, Science Lab, Art Room, Music Room, Sports Field, Playground, Blacktop Activity Area

We are all created equal.

We have served students gifted with: English as a Second Language, IEP, Learning Difficulties, Speech and Language, Autism

Let's make it work.

Our tuition assistance will be awarded first-come first-served on the basis of financial need. The awards are based on household size and income, with grants up to a third to the total cost of tuition with a maximum of four recipients per family.

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We are sad to inform you that the Director for the Catholic Sports League, Paul Stabile, passed away yesterday morning. Paul worked at the School of the Madeleine and with the Diocese for 20+ years. He leaves behind a wife and four children. Our prayers go out to the Stabile family and to the School of the Madeleine community. ... See MoreSee Less

We are sad to inform you that the Director for the Catholic Sports League, Paul Stabile, passed away yesterday morning.  Paul worked at the School of the Madeleine and with the Diocese for 20+ years.  He leaves behind a wife and four children.  Our prayers go out to the Stabile family and to the School of the Madeleine community.

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SJC is proud to announce that Author Sid Shapira will address our students on Monday, January 28th and present his award-winning children's book "Danny Dog".
Danny Dog is a 2015 winner of a Family Choice Award which recognizes the best in children's and parenting products. The book was also named to Red Rover Readers list of “Recommended Books with Humane Themes.”
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SJC is proud to announce that Author Sid Shapira will address our students on Monday, January 28th and present his award-winning childrens book Danny Dog. 
Danny Dog is a 2015 winner of a Family Choice Award which recognizes the best in childrens and parenting products. The book was also named to Red  Rover Readers list of “Recommended Books with Humane Themes.”Image attachment

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Save the date:  Friday, February 1st.

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In behalf of Father Joe's Village, Sister Mary Kiely, and St. John of the Cross Catholic School, we thank all who donated much needed blankets, socks, and towels to the needy.
God Bless all of you.
"No one ever became poor by giving"
Anne Franke
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St. John of the Cross School OPEN HOUSE on Sunday, January 27th, 2019. ... See MoreSee Less

St. John of the Cross School OPEN HOUSE on Sunday, January 27th, 2019.

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HAPPY AND BLESSED NEW YEAR CRUSADERS!!!
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