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Santa Teresita School has proudly served the community of Boyle Heights since 1950. Our families come from homes with two working parents to homes headed by single parents. Thirty-five percent of our children live in neighboring Ramona Gardens Housing Developments, while others come from the surrounding neighborhood or commute from nearby communities. More than 90% of our families require some level of need-based financial aid to make a Catholic education possible for their children. 

Regardless of their socioeconomic background, our families share a common bond: high hopes and aspirations for their children. Our families look to Santa Teresita School not only for Catholic teaching and moral education, but also for an excellent academic education, some to give their children better opportunities.

Santa Teresita School is dedicated to its mission of providing a Christian and academic education for children in a nurturing learning environment. However, the fulfillment of this important mission requires partnerships with individuals, foundations and corporations that share our desire to provide children with a brighter future through education.

Our Foundation Partners

  • Carrie Estelle Doheny Foundation
  • The Carl and Henrietta Herrmann Family Foundation
  • Catholic Education Foundation
  • Dominican Sisters of Mission San Jose Foundation
  • The Green Foundation
  • Selders Foundation
  • The Shea Family Foundation
  • Specialty Family Foundation
  • Weingart Foundation

Join us in providing the children at Santa Teresita School with a firm Christian and academic foundation. There are various ways and levels in which you can give – every gift makes a difference in the life of a child. Please explore the giving opportunities to the left to find one that suits you best. We invite you to visit us to learn more about our great school community and to discover for yourself ways you would like to partner with us.

Thank you for your support and generosity.

Support Santa Teresita School

Donations can be submitted in two convenient ways:

Donate Online

Use our online website form through PayPal » to make an electronic donation (you may also pay with a credit card). This is a free service for your convenience.

Send a Check

You can also mail a check to:

Santa Teresita School
2646 Zonal Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90033

(On your check, please indicate what your gift should be used for)

Santa Teresita School is a
501(c)(3) so your gift is tax deductible in the manner and to the extent provided by law.

"Let’s all work together to grow our Catholic Schools, to expand into new areas where schools are needed, and to raise money we need to give a Catholic Education to every student who wants it."

–Archbishop José Gomez