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This Parent Student Handbook is for use by St. Teresa of Avila (STA) parents, faculty, and staff exclusively for school-related functions. It is not to be used for commercial or other purposes. By reading the Handbook and signing the Acknowledgment parents and students agree to be bound by the school’s Code of Conduct and all other school policies and procedures.

The principal and administration reserve the right to amend the Parent Student Handbook at any time. Parents/guardians and students will be notified of any amendments and will be asked to sign an acknowledgment of receipt. 

Sections of this Parent-Student Handbook are particular to St. Teresa of Avila School. Other sections are policies and procedures of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, most of which can be found at There are also some sections in this handbook that are linked to the Archdiocese website. 

The information in it is important to the welfare of our children and you are encouraged to read it carefully. Parents and students of STA are expected to adhere to these policies in order to ensure a safe, educational, and spiritual learning environment for each and every student. ​