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.
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
St Leo's Families, The wonderful news that we will be in school this September, has made all of us at St. Leo's excited, ready and looking forward to your return. This is the best news ever! We are in the process of creating a plan which encompasses a great school...
As we are approaching Palm Sunday, please listen to "O Sacred Head Now Wounded". Take time to pray and remember the sacrifice Jesus has made. "O Sacred Head Surrounded" is part of J. S. Bach's St. Matthew's Passion composed in 1727. St. Matthew's Passion was...
Please click here to see an amazing booklet of our little engineers in Mrs. Nicolosi's class. Kindergarten Engineers
The schools in the Archdiocese of Newark will follow the directive of Governor Murphy and remain closed until it is deemed to be safe for in-person classes to resume. Therefore, St. Leo's School is closed until further notice. Weekly assignments will be updated on our...
Due to the recent events surrounding the Coronavirus outbreak, we will be postponing this year's March 20, 2020 Tricky Tray Fundraiser event. We will provide another event date in April or early May. Once those details become available, we will share them with you....