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

Fr. Jose Luis Muro, 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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