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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Welcome Back Crusaders!!! Our Faculty and Staff are very excited to begin our new school year. It's going to be great!!! ... See MoreSee Less

Welcome Back Crusaders!!!  Our Faculty and Staff are very excited to begin our new school year. Its going to be great!!!

 

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So many faces we love in this picture! 😍 We are so exited!! Can’t wait till Monday to give you all a big hug! We are coming home!! SJC ❀️

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St. John of the Cross at the 2019 Religious Convocation @ USD with Bishop McElroy.

 

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SJC Middle School bathrooms got new paint and are being remodeled. ... See MoreSee Less

SJC Middle School bathrooms got new paint and are being remodeled.

 

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For a School that strives to lead students to positive learning experiences, that embraces Catholic doctrine, high academics, and prepares students to be leaders in our families, church, and global communities, we invite you to join:
St. John of the Cross Catholic School
8175 Lemon Grove Way, Lemon Grove, CA
Inquire within (9:00am-Noon, M-Fr.) or call 619-466-8624 for tours, questions, or availability.
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For a School that strives to lead students to positive learning experiences, that embraces Catholic doctrine, high academics, and prepares students to be leaders in our families, church, and global communities, we invite you to join:
St. John of the Cross Catholic School 
8175 Lemon Grove Way, Lemon Grove, CA
Inquire within (9:00am-Noon, M-Fr.) or call 619-466-8624 for tours, questions, or availability.

 

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What every child should know as they begin the new school year.
Consider St. John of the Cross Catholic School. 8175 Lemon Grove Way, Lemon Grove, CA 619-466-8624.
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What every child should know as they begin the new school year.  
Consider St. John of the Cross Catholic School. 8175 Lemon Grove Way, Lemon Grove, CA  619-466-8624.
Go Crusaders!!!

 

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Our new Solar panels are up and running.  We are connected.

New flooring has been installed in Mrs. Grimes' First Grade class (replacing the old rug). Looks great!!! ... See MoreSee Less

New flooring has been installed in Mrs. Grimes First Grade class (replacing the old rug).  Looks great!!!

 

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Sophia is very excited to star 1st grade- the room looks great !

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A nice area rug up front should soften up the place.

For a School that strives to lead students to positive learning experiences, that embraces Catholic doctrine, high academics, and prepares students to be leaders in our families, church, and global communities, we invite you to join:
St. John of the Cross Catholic School
8175 Lemon Grove Way, Lemon Grove, CA
Inquire within (9:00am-Noon, M-Th.) or call 619-466-8624 for tours, questions, or availability.
... See MoreSee Less

For a School that strives to lead students to positive learning experiences, that embraces Catholic doctrine, high academics, and prepares students to be leaders in our families, church, and global communities, we invite you to join:
St. John of the Cross Catholic School 
8175 Lemon Grove Way, Lemon Grove, CA
Inquire within (9:00am-Noon, M-Th.) or call 619-466-8624 for tours, questions, or availability.

 

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Our new 3rd grade classroom is ready!!! ... See MoreSee Less

Our new 3rd grade classroom is ready!!!

Our brand new 3rd grade classroom has fresh paint and shinny clean floors. Ready for our students in August. ... See MoreSee Less

Our brand new 3rd grade classroom has fresh paint and shinny clean floors.  Ready for our students in August.
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