St. Monica Academy (Montrose, California)
|St. Monica Academy|
2361 Del Mar Rd.
|Motto||Fides ∙ Ratio ∙ Virtus|
(Faith ∙ Reason ∙ Virtue)
|Religious affiliation(s)||Roman Catholic|
|Patron saint(s)||St. Monica|
|Teaching staff||30 teachers |
|Student to teacher ratio||18 students per teacher|
|Color(s)||Navy Blue and Green|
|Accreditation||Western Association of Schools and Colleges|
|President of Board of Directors||Martin Boles|
St. Monica Academy, a classical Catholic school in the Los Angeles area for grades 1-12, was established in 2001 by lay parents. While not under the direct authority of the Los Angeles Archdiocese, the academy does have Archdiocesan approval similar to other private, Catholic schools in the area. St. Monica Academy is accredited by WASC and WCEA.
In 2012, St. Monica Academy's high school was named to the Cardinal Newman Society's Catholic High School Honor Roll, making it one of the Top 50 Catholic high schools in the United States. In 2013, it achieved the highest mean SAT scores of any Catholic high school in the Los Angeles Archdiocese, on all three sections of the SAT. In 2014, it was recognized by the Cardinal Newman Society as a national School of Excellence. In 2018, it was again awarded a place in said Society's Catholic Education Honor Roll.