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
Catskill Puppet Theater came to St. Leo's School to perform "Brother Sun, Sister Rain." The students loved the story, the life sized puppets and the demonstration of how the puppets worked.
St. Leo's school in Elmwood Park hosted a Senior Citizens Luncheon as part of their Catholic Schools Week service activities. Senior citizens from a number of communities were provided an Italian cuisine lunch served by t he students who also entertained our 60 guests...
Mickey's Kids visited St. Leo's School with the service/therapy and hospital dogs they help support. The organization, which raises money to provide dogs for children and adults with challenges brought some of the dogs and shared the wonderful gifts these special dogs...
Kindergarteners in Miss Paskas’s and Mrs Nicolosi’s classes at St Leo’s showed their thanks to our brave servicemen and women on Veteran’s Day by handcrafting cards for them. Thank you to our heroes!