Established over half a century ago by the Sisters of Charity,
St. Cornelius Catholic School remains committed to providing
a challenging academic and values based education to a diverse
group of students who matriculate from our school well prepared for
success at the high school level. Founded in 1953, St. Cornelius
became a child centered learning community, whose philosophy of
educating the whole person permeates our school to day.
St. Cornelius graduates go on to numerous advanced academic public and private high school programs, including St. Joseph of Lakewood, St. John Bosco of Bellflower, Loyola of Los Angeles, St. Anthony of Long Beach, Connelly of Anaheim, Rosary of Fullerton, Servite of Anaheim, and Mater Dei of Santa Ana, to name just a few. Our student body of 312 children represents a strong diversity in ethnicity and socio-economic backgrounds. We draw from neighborhoods throughout and beyond the City of Long Beach, while some 30 percent of our students are of Asian, Latino or African-American descent.
St. Cornelius is a community in every sense of the word;
* in our commitment to our students we are privileged to serve,
* in our dedicated and talented faculty and staff,
* in our partnership with parents who actively participate in our school
and parish activities and fundraisers.
We invite you to join us at our annual open house, which is provided as an opportunity for parents and children to explore our school and to see first hand what we have been doing in each classroom. The classrooms will be open and the teachers will be here to welcome you. This is a great opportunity for you to visit our school and see the illustrations of learning within our children's classwork. Current parents are also asked to come and to allow their children to showcase their accomplishments. (Open House Details)
God's blessings to you and yours!
Nancy Hayes, Principal
Saint Cornelius Catholic School
3330 Bellflower Blvd
Long Beach, CA 90808
Phone: (562) 425-7813
Fax: (562) 425-2743