If you're considering a private school education for your child, St. Mel Catholic School has been successfully educating students i grades TK-8th for 57 years. As a Catholic co-educational elementary and junior high school, St. Mel School is accredited by the Western Catholic Educational Association (WCEA) and is co-accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) .
Our goal is to educate "the whole child" in an atmosphere of faith, service and academic excellence. Our curriculum fuses current educational and pedagogical innovations with a rigorous traditional academic program. Teachers emphasize a core curriculum, along with Catholic identity and mission, and integrate these into student life through Student Learning Expectations (SLEs). The faculty continually strives to merge new ideas with current classroom strategies through cross-curricular and differentiated instruction, assessments, and project-based learning. This results in a faculty committed to academic excellence, and students who experience:
St. Mel School is proud to carry on the tradition of our founders, the Sisters of Mercy. Since the doors opened 57 years ago, St. Mel School has graduated outstanding young students who succeed in high school, college or their chosen vocation. Our graduates become contributing members of the world community through a well rounded education that focuses on service, faith and academic excellence.
St. Mel School is a close-knit community of faculty and staff, parents and students, and the St. Mel parish , dedicated to providing an education grounded in the Catholic tradition. Contact us at 916.967.2814 to schedule a private tour of our school.
Tuition assistance is available .
We look forward to welcoming you to the St. Mel family!