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Governance & Accreditation

As a parish elementary school, St. Andrew School is an expression of the teaching mission of the Church and of St. Andrew Parish and of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles.


St. Andrew School exists primarily to integrate elements of faith with the learning process. Therefore, the pastor is responsible to the Archbishop for the administration of the total parish, including the parish school. The principal functions as the chief administrator of the school and as a member of the parish staff. In the spirit of shared responsibility, the pastor recognizes the importance of involving the laity in the governance of Saint Andrew School.

Accreditation St. Andrew School is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and the Western Catholic Education Association.