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The choice of an educational setting for your child's formal education is one of the most important decisions you will ever make. We commend you for your interest in Saint Philip the Apostle School and look forward to the opportunity to serve you and your child.

Established in 1927, Saint Philip the Apostle School exists to provide all students with the highest quality TK through Eighth grade value  based education, which integrates faith with the learning process.

At Saint Philip the Apostle School, academic and co-curricular programs are grounded in the Catholic faith and designed to guide each student's academic, spiritual and personal growth. The mission of Saint Philip the Apostle School calls faculty and staff:

  • To provide a caring and nurturing environment where each child's special learning and individual needs are met;
  • To assist students in the development of necessary leadership skills and personal confidence;
  • To work with parents to develop an educational partnership in support of the mission and values of the school;
  • To provide a well-rounded and state of the art academic program that promotes excellence and expects quality work from each student.

Sections of this Parent-Student Handbook are particular to St. Philip the Apostle School. Other sections are policies and procedures of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, most of which can be found in the ADLA Administrative Handbook at:​​



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