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A Century of Quality Catholic Education

St. Cecilia School is a co-educational archdiocesan Catholic elementary school in South Los Angeles, educating more than 200 students, grades kindergarten through eighth. Saint Cecilia School is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and the Western Catholic Educational Association.

Who We Serve

St. Cecilia parish school has continuously served a changing population for over 100 years. Currently, the student body draws mostly from nearby South Los Angeles communities and is approximately nine-tenths Latino with the remainder primarily composed of African Americans and Pacific Islanders.

Our Community

Since 1909, St. Cecilia School has been a place of faith, hope and opportunity. Today, that tradition continues with excellent teachers, eager students and families committed to seeing their children succeed.

» Read about our history

Our Staff

St. Cecilia staff and faculty are committed to ensuring that students receive a quality education.

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Contact Us

St. Cecilia Catholic School

4224 South Normandie Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90037
Phone: 323-293-4266

School Hours

8:00am – 3:00pm
Monday – Friday

Office Hours:
7:30am – 4:30pm

Morning Daycare:
7:00am – 8:00am

Afternoon Daycare:
3:15pm – 6:00pm

Mission Statement

Accepting the call to teach as Jesus taught, we offer a quality Catholic education in a secure, stable, and nurturing faith community that affirms the uniqueness and dignity of each student and encourages all to live the Gospel message of Jesus Christ.

Our Students’ Achievements

St. Cecilia students receive a quality education that has prepared them to attend prestigous private high schools including:

  • Loyola High School
  • St. Bernard High School
  • Harvard Westlake
  • Salesian High School
  • Sacred Heart of Jesus
  • Holy Family
  • Ramona Convent

Our alumni have graduated from top universities including:

  • Columbia University
  • University of Southern California (USC)
  • University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA)