Poverello of Assisi Preschool

  • Grades: PK-KG
  • Student Enrollment: 221
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5 out of 5 | 16 Reviews
  • Address
  • 13367 Borden Ave
  • Sylmar, CA 91342
  • Phone
  • (818) 364-7446
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School Description

Poverello of Assisi Preschool enrolls 221 preschool and elementary school students from grades PK-KG. It is located in Sylmar, CA, which is a highly populated city with a median household income of $48,744.

School Operational Details
  • Early Childhood or Child Care Center
  • Students Have Access to a Library or Media Center
School Days and Hours
  • School Days Per Year: 170
    Note: Kindergarten Operates Five Days Per Week
  • School Hours Per Day: 3
    Note: Kindergarten Operates on a Half Day Schedule
School Religious Orientation
  • Roman Catholic
    Archdiocese of Los Angeles, CA
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5 out of 5 | 16 Reviews
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16 reviews for Poverello of Assisi Preschool

  • Reviewed by Parent or Guardian on March 21, 2011
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • This is a wonderful school my son (...) graduated from here, my daughter (...) will be graduating soon and my baby will be starting nursery soon. Academically it is the best you will find. The sister do a fantastic job of also helping with the spiritual formation of the children. The children come out of the school very well rounded. I highly recommend this school any time.
  • Reviewed by Former Student on February 22, 2011
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I went to this school in like 99? Best School Ever!
  • Reviewed by Parent or Guardian on January 01, 2011
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • The school is fabulous in every way. My daughter loves going to school. I would highly recommend the school. I give it 5 apples, even though last year her ta wasn't the greatest. I believe the rating prior might be speaking about the same ta. I agree that she shouldn't have been in a classroom, but I wouldn't take an apple away from Poverello. They know what they are doing, they didn't ask for her to be back. Thank you Sisters!
  • Reviewed by Teacher on September 28, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Is the most wonderful experience that I had working there as a teacher. Its a peaceful, lovely place to be.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on September 23, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • my son is very happy and i have been as well.. the sisters are amazing and truly make every child feel loved- and they are great teachers. can not imagine having him at any other school. worth every penny!
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on August 21, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • My son attended Poverello for three years. He learned so much and I could not have asked for a better school, to start my son's love for education. The sister's truly LOVE the children and show it. I would recommend it 100%
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on June 08, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I love the school, and the sisters. they're beautiful persons and my daughter learn a lot from them now she's ready to start 1st grade. and we are going to miss them especially sister maricela she's a wonderful teacher and she was like a second mother for my daughter . Thank you sisters for everything you have done.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on May 13, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • The staff is amazing, loving and caring. A STRONG foundation for both my children.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on December 08, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • This school is the best preschool! My daughter is currently attending this school and she loves it.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on October 15, 2009
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • This school is great. The nuns are great and the other parents are very friendly. The school is very warming and inviting my daughter is in pre- k and she loves it she can't wait to go to school even on the weekends. Great School
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on June 24, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • The nuns are great they are very caring and show genuine intrest in the childrens education and moral growth. This school is a great beging for any child. I would recomend this school 100%.
  • Reviewed by Former Student on May 21, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I was a student of Poverello a long time ago, as a soon to be graduating college student I couldn't agree more with most of the rating posted. After the completion of this shool I soon went onto a magnet school and from there to a california distunguished magnet school. Graduating with high honors and being the President of many school clubs. I believe it is true that a great eduction starts when you are young and this is the greatest school to start with
  • Reviewed by Student on May 13, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I was a student of Poverello a long time ago I am currently in High School. The sister prepered me very well and in my elementary school i had the enough knowledge to enter a Magnet School all thanks to Sister Irene (RIP) and Sister Leticia. I Love them all so much! and every time I can go visit them I do and its amazing how they still remember me!
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on August 07, 2008
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Very good school. Teaches a lot higher grade material that students can keep up with.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on March 27, 2008
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • i love this school. my son has learned so much each year that goes by. the sisters are extremely friendly.

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 221
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 6.0
    Full-Time Teachers: 6
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 11.3
  • Percent Minority Students: 29.4%
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 34 (15.4%)
  • Females: 187 (84.6%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Poverello of Assisi Preschool Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Poverello of Assisi Preschool
  Number Percent
Source: CA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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