St. Mel School is proud to carry on the traditions from our founders, the Sisters of Mercy. Since the doors opened 50 years ago, St. Mel School has graduated outstanding young students on their way to being successful high school students. We are a TK- 8th grade Catholic co-educational elementary and junior high school located in Fair Oaks, California. 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 enrollment for the 2013-2014 school year is 288 students.
We are dedicated to serving our student body and their families by providing an education grounded in the Catholic tradition. We want our graduates to become valuable members of the greater community by integrating faith with academic excellence.
St. Mel Catholic School is accredited by the Western Catholic Educational Association (WCEA). WCEA accredits Catholic elementary and secondary schools in nine western states (26 (arch) dioceses) and the US Territory of Guam. WCEA co-accredits and is in partnership with three Regional agencies (WASC, NAAS, NCA CASI) and two private agencies (CAIS and HAIS). WCEA began in 1957 in San Francisco and has a long and successful history of assisting school improvement through the accreditation process.