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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Congratulations to our Greater San Diego Science and Engineer Fair Award winners:
Mariana Dalton 2nd place (Behavior & Social Sciences).
Gabriel Rodriguez 2nd place (Microbiology).
Sofia Noce 3rd place (Behavior Management & Social Sciences).
Alejandro Almada 4th place (Plant Sciences).
Frida Luna and Elizabeth Perez-Arechiga 4th place (Environmental Sciences) & Honorable Mention (Price Pottenger Company).
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Congratulations to our Greater San Diego Science and Engineer Fair Award winners:
Mariana Dalton 2nd place (Behavior & Social Sciences).
Gabriel Rodriguez 2nd place (Microbiology).
Sofia Noce 3rd place (Behavior Management & Social Sciences).
Alejandro Almada 4th place (Plant Sciences).
Frida Luna and Elizabeth Perez-Arechiga 4th place (Environmental Sciences) & Honorable Mention (Price Pottenger Company).

 

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Alejandro Almada.  Merit Scholarship Award winner at Mater Die HS.

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Happy birthday Sr-Teresa Gomez. Many blessings for your birthday.

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Happy 75th Birthday Sister Teresa!!! May God Bless You always!!!

 

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Happy birthday Sister Teresa!!

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Congratulations to our Faith Formation Team, Sister Teresa and Ms. Doyle. ACRE test scores: 90% 8th grade and 88% 5th grade. Some of the best scores in the nation. ... See MoreSee Less

Congratulations to our Faith Formation Team, Sister Teresa and Ms. Doyle.  ACRE test scores: 90% 8th grade and 88% 5th grade.  Some of the best scores in the nation.

 

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Congratulations Crusader of the Month Award winners for February!!!

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Our Kindergarten at Casa del Prado Theater to watch Moana (Junior Theater).

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Congratulations to our JV Girls team.  3rd Place this seaon.  Thank you Coach Dino and Coach Estrada.

 

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Buena suerte hija bendiciones para TODOS Love you xoxoxo

We had a great season and I look forward to continue watching your development ladies. You are a true inspiration to all. Always be a Crusader!!!

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