Welcome to Saint John of the Cross Catholic School
Home of the Crusaders!
Providing a quality education based on Catholic and Mercedarian tradition, collaborating with parents as educators since 1948.
St. John of the Cross Catholic School represents an educational ministry of St. John of the Cross Catholic Parish.
The school is affiliated with the Roman Catholic Diocese of San Diego, California.
St. John of the Cross Catholic School is a comprehensive Preschool, Elementary, and Middle School accredited by the Western Catholic Education Association.
Campus News and Updates
Congratulations to our Mercedarian Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament as they renew their vows! We are so blessed to have these amazing Sisters at SJC.
Important Dates to Remember:
October 10 - Living Rosary
October 11 - Noon Dismissal
October 17 - Lifetouch Picture Make-up day
October 18 - Butterbraid orders due
October 21 - 25 - Red Ribbon Week
October 27 - School Mass (formal uniform) hosted by 7th grade
October 28 - Scholastic Book Fair (during recess and lunch)
October 31 - Preschool Parade and Book Character Day
2019 Blessing of the Animals
2019-2020 Annual SJC Welcome BBQ
We want to thank all of our parents, students, teachers and staff for attending our Back to School Fiesta. It was a big success!
Congratulations to all of the 2019 John Hopkins Honors Award Winners!!!
Fernando Andrade SJC Class of 2014
Fernando graduated from SJC as a star mid-fielder as well as Student Council President. He went on to Saint Augustine High School where he excelled both academically and athletically. Fernando is now attending Cal-Berkeley where he is playing for their varsity soccer team. Way to go Fernando!
Why St. John of the Cross?
St. John of the Cross Catholic School is an award winning school that prides itself on it's Catholic Identity. Our school has an excellent academic curriculum and offers a wide variety of on-campus activities and sports teams. We believe in providing a safe, nurturing, and faith-filled environment for every student, teacher, and parent.
Tour of the School
We are located at 8175 Lemon Grove Way in Lemon Grove, CA. Please contact our school office during business hours to schedule a tour of our school. Our school office is open Monday - Thursday from 7:30am to 3:30pm and on Fridays from 7:30am to 2:30pm (first Friday of the month until 12:30pm). You can reach us via phone at 619-466-8624 or email our school secretary at email@example.com.
Join Our SJC Family
Now accepting enrollment applications for students from Preschool through 8th grade. Please contact our school office for more information.
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Regular School Hours
Office Hours 7:30am - 3:30pm
School Hours 8:00am - 3:00pm (Fridays 8:00am – 2:00pm)
Extended Care Hours 7:00am - 7:45am
3:00pm - 6:00pm (Fridays 2:00pm – 6:00pm)