Dream, Believe, Achieve

St. 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.

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Our Environment

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

Email: schooloffice@stleosschool.org

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
    learners
  • Providing a challenging curriculum that responds and respects the needs of
    individual learners
A Word

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

Yearbooks are here!!!

The 2018-2019 yearbooks were delivered today to all students that placed orders.  We have ordered additional yearbooks for any student who would still like to get one.  The yearbooks are $45.00 and orders can be sent to the Main Office.

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8th grade frog dissection

The 8th grade students dissected a frog in science class on Monday, May 20, 2019. It was a very exciting experience for all. One of the best ways to learn about adult amphibian anatomy is to dissect a preserved frog and see how all the organs fit together inside its...

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Summer Registration Open

Summer registration is now open.  Register early to reserve your space.  Contact the school for more information. 2019 Summer Camp Registration

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Turtle Back Zoo Field Trip (Grades Pre-k to 3rd)

St. Leo's Pre-k to 3rd grade had an awesome time at Turtle Back Zoo last week despite the rainy weather.  The students were thrilled to see baby lambs, prairie dogs and even our national bird, the bald eagle. The children were also given a special treat when they had...

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Upcoming Events

  1. Back to School Night

    September 24 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  2. Dress Down Day

    September 27
  3. Picture Day

    October 1
  4. Fun Bus (Pre-K 3 to K)

    October 1 @ 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
  5. S.T.E.A.M. (Grades 5-8)

    October 4 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Get In Touch

Location: 300 Market Street, Elmwood Park, NJ 07407

Telephone: (201) 796-5156

Email: schooloffice@stleosschool.org

School Hours: M-F: 8:30am – 3:30pm