Dream, Believe, AchieveSt. Leo's School
St. Leo’s School educates children through a holistic pedagogy based on traditional Catholic and Franciscan values, scholarship in learning and innovation through the acquisition of 21st Century Skills –preparing students to succeed and live in a multidimensional world as faith-filled people of God.
We are fortunate at St. Leo’s School to be the link to the future and the world of knowledge and self-esteem for our children. In our nurturing and supportive environment, our children are able to grow and stretch as learners. We invite all children to grow in their Catholic faith, to receive a strong educational foundation and to begin developing their God-given talents in a secure, loving Christian learning community.
Location: 300 Market Street, Elmwood Park, NJ 07407
Telephone: (201) 796-5156
School Hours: M-F: 8:30am – 3:30pm
Learn By Doing
The greatest adventure for every child is discovering their own individual path to knowledge, understanding and awareness.
Our mission is to educate the whole child: spiritually, academically, emotionally and physically. We provide a climate of excellence that affirms that as educators we can and do make a difference. The heart of learning begins here.
Mission & Philosophy
The tradition continues at St. Leo’s school where we offer an outstanding program based on traditional Christian values and high academic standards that provide our students the tools necessary to become successful and moral citizens.
At St. Leo’s School we believe in:
- The worth and dignity of every member of our school family
- Promoting and appreciating the value of working together in a community of
- Providing a challenging curriculum that responds and respects the needs of
From Our Principal
” There is no greater opportunity than the individual journey to knowledge and understanding. At St. Leo’s School, the staff, students and parents commit themselves to providing our students academic excellence and a desire for life-long
learning. We are truly a community of learners committed to providing the finest education in a faith-filled environment.”
– Elizabeth Ventola
Our News & Announcements
We couldn't wait....today was the first day we were able to allow the students to utilize the playground. It was an amazing day for the entire school.read more
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Students in grades 6 through 8 at St. Leo's school have been studying Shakespeare's tragedy, Romeo and Juliet. Students learned about iambic pentameter, Shakespeare's characters and the history of the Elizabethan period. Shakespeare Theater of New Jersey, which is...read more
Congratulations to our winners! 4/20/2019 Kristina Novo $25.00 4/19/2019 Tina Vaccaro $25.00 4/18/2019 Nill Batista $50.00 4/17/2019 E&A Lucas $25.00 4/16/2019 Tamara Cheski $25.00 4/14/15/2019 Leonel Araujo $50.00 4/2019 Jack Chere $50.00 4/13/19 - Pat Burke -...read more
Hello Spring! We are so happy to break ground on our new playground! Ribbon cutting date will be posted shortly!read more
All of us at St. Leo’s School are thrilled to have Pat Battle from NBC 4 News with us to thank the Elmwood Park First Responders during #Elmwood Park Strong Day. All of us at St. Leo’s feel blessed to be part of such an amazing community. You can watch the footage of...read more