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
The students in 7th grade did a lab which illustrated the different densities of liquids. Each liquid had a different density and therefor took a different level in the graduated cylinder. This showed the students the order of the density. The most dense was located...read more
Remember - Back to School night is September 24th from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Look forward to seeing you there!read more
Second grade students at St.Leo’s have been introduced to a new part of our ELA curriculum called, Being a Writer. Young students are at the very beginning of their lifelong careers as writers. Throughout the program, read-alouds of exemplary writing stimulate the...read more
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.read more
From all of us at Saint Leo's, congratulations to Madison Shamah on receiving the Annual Italian -American Congress Scholarship!read more
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...read more