• Just a few reasons why you should choose

     St. Mel School

    • Credentialed and Experienced Teachers
    • Teacher Aides in grades Kindergarten through Fifth Grade
    • Parent involvement welcomed and encouraged in all grades
    • Differentiated Curriculum, small reading and math groups
    • Specialized teachers in core subjects
    • Inclusion Program
    • Los Angeles Archdiocesan Academic Decathlon local and state-wide successes
    • Mock trial Team reached Quarterfinals in their first year of competition
    • State of the art technology              
                       iPad Air for each student

    Computer lab and mobile lap top cart

    SMART boards in each classroom

    • Good communication and grade reporting with a dedicated School Website and Gradelink Grade reporting
    • Full time Music, Art, Creative Writing and Physical Education teachers
    • Weekly visits to Library and Computer Lab
    • "Buddy Program" – older students are paired with younger students for Mass and special activities
    • Public Speaking Opportunities:  Class Mass and plays allow children an opportunity to fully participate in the Mass and “perform” in front of an audience starting in Kindergarten
    • "Faith Families"– children of each grade are put together in small groups led by 8th grade students.  They discuss spirituality, faith and real life topics
    • Strong family community
    • After school enrichment and sports programs, choir, bell choir, drama, baseball, football, volleyball, basketball, soccer, softball, golf, field hockey, swimming, homework club, chess club, Lego robotics 
    • Before and after school day care
    • Student Council with grade representatives from kindergarten through 8th grade
    • Secure Campus – full time security guard, locked campus and video surveillance
    • Full time Health Office staffed by registered nurses
    • Beautiful campus with open spaces, large athletic field and year round maintenance and cleaning crew