School Details

St. Michael Elementary School

345 Church Street, Livermore, CA 94550
(925) 447-1888
NR

(out of 10)

Private Grades K-8 230 students 21 students/teacher (CA avg is 21)

Test Scores by grade

About this school

St. Michael Elementary School is a private middle school in Livermore. The principal of St. Michael Elementary School is Mrs. Sally Douthit, whose e-mail is sdouthit@smsliv.org. 230 students attend St. Michael Elementary School and are mostly Asian; White, non-Hispanic; and Hispanic. The student to teacher ratio at St. Michael Elementary School is 21:1. Junction Avenue K-8 School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Computer arts
  • Drawing painting

Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Football
  • Gymnastics
  • P.E. classes
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Track

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Asian 9% %
White, non-Hispanic 74% %
Hispanic 20% %
Multiracial 2% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 2% %
Black, non-Hispanic 1% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.8% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% %

Community ratings & reviews

  • (8 months ago)

    St. Michael School is a warm caring environment with a strong foundation in Christ. We like the small class size and the personalized attention our children receive. The parent involvement creates a sense of community and sharing. The education my children receive there is outstanding and goes beyond academic excellence. There is a strong emphasis on respect caring and faith. I would never consider sending my children anywhere else.

  • (8 months ago)

    St. Michael is a wonderful school with a warm welcoming environment. Each student is seen as an unique individual and the "whole" of each is nutured and taught academically emotionally physically intellectually artistically and of course spiritually. Students are taught lessons for Life not just the next test. My older children were well prepared for high school and beyond. I have no doubt my youngest will be ready be for whatever the future holds in store because of the foundation received at St. Michaels

  • (8 months ago)

    This is my son's 2nd year at St. Michael School and our entire family loves it here. The education is exceptional and we are happy our son goes here. The campus provides a safe environment with incredible caring staff and administration. The families that bring there children here are wonderful and there is a strong sense of community here where everyone is looking out after each other. If you are considering this school for your child we highly recommend it.

  • (8 months ago)

    St. Michael School is a wonderful place for children to grow in Christ and in academic knowledge. In addition to the manditory subjects children participate in art music and computer lab. There is one class per grade so the kids and parents get to know one another and form friendships. Kids in middle school (6th-8th) in particular receive the added benefit of a safe caring and accepting environment not typically found in a middle school setting. The teachers and principal are accessible to parents and students both in person and by e-mail so communication is effortless. There is on-site before and afterschool care at a very reasonable hourly rate and you are only charged for the hours used. How do I know that St. Michael School is a great school? My kids pre-teen/teen love going to school each day.

  • (8 months ago)

    From my time as a student the reputation of St. Michael's education has always been stellar. My classmates who were St. Michael's alumni were placed in all the honors classes in high school. When I moved to Livermore and started my family I knew there was only one choice for education- St. Michael's. We chose to send our children to St. Michaels not only for the academic education but the education on how to be a contributing member of a community. St. Michael's focuses on the whole child teaching curriculum for the brain as well as the soul. Our kids learn daily about the world around them and how important it is to be an active integrated part of their environment. St. Michaels raises and educates children to be good people.

  • (8 months ago)

    I have been able to send my two daughters to St. Michael School for the past nine years. I have been very pleased with the teachers curriculum and the campus at this school throughout the years. It is a fantastic school and I strongly recommend it as a potential school for your child(ren).

  • (8 months ago)

    Best decision we ever made sending our son to St. Michael! Great teaching and support in faith great community of kids and parents and great teachers.

  • (8 months ago)

    My children have had the privilege of attending SMS over the past 12 years. (One graduate and two current students) There is nothing that beats this close-knit faith filled community and the academics are stellar. My oldest child who attended SMS from K through the 8th grade and is now a senior at a local public high school is an AP/Honors student and is being courted by the top universities around the country including Ivy Leagues. I give all of the credit for his secondary success to the wonderful academic foundation laid down for him by the staff of dedicated and wonderful teachers at SMS. The families at the school really bond together and look out for each other which cannot be found in a school without that small community feel. My husband and I have sacrificed a lot to send our children to a school that we felt educated the whole child. When we see the fantastic results SMS has produced in our children's lives it reaffirms our choice and makes us feel as though it has all been worth it. I just cannot say enough about this blessing in our lives. We are SMS faithful for life!

  • (5 years ago)

    St. Michael's is a small close knit school. The curriculum is challenging and well tought out. I have no doubt that this school prepares it students adequetely for highschool.

  • (6 years ago)

    What a great blend of all educational & social learning! From Sister Emmanuel to the teachers & parents the students are the primary focus. The small class size & teacher involvement help to drive all students to be the best. There are plenty of activities for the students both in the class & the community. It is a well rounded educational experience & help the students to grow to become leaders in all aspects.

  • (7 years ago)

    This is a great school where kids and parents teachers and the principal know each other and care. I am impressed how Sister Emmanuel knows and can greet almost each one by name! The academic curriculum is a good one especially if you like the traditional way of teaching. I believe that with kids it is best to set rules and give them structure. The only thing that is lacking are extracurricular activities; I myself went to a Catholic school that taught music separately and had all types of clubs sponsored by the school drama art math science sports and that was really great. I know resources are lacking and it is really such a small school that I do not expect much more as it is it is great and I woul not want my child in any other school in Livermore!

  • (8 years ago)

    Great school where teacher turn over is extremely low. One classroom for each grade everyone is pretty well known by name. Extensive learning environment which is difficult enough to keep the kids at the top but still manageable. Students learn to read in Kindergarten and can go home and pick up books or newspapers and blend their words to actually read the item. Physical Education Science Music Art and History are not saved for the older grades they start with these subjects in Kindergarten. Before and after school extended care program is absolutely one of the best I have ever seen. With adult lead games outside sports and play and completion of homework. Parents are extremely involved and if you are a parent that works full time there are ways for you to help and be involved from home after work. Great school wouldn't have my child anywhere else!

  • (9 years ago)

    It's very nice. Teachers really care about their students

  • (11 years ago)

    St. Michaels offers the quality small community that I want for my children. Students receive quality all around education as well as religious education. Good behavior and a good moral base is what our youth need to succed anywhere and St. Michaels supports that fundamental concept! The uniforms offer each child a standard code of dress and removes any fashion competition. I love the fact that my children are about to enter High School with the conservative self respecting attitude that is missing in alot of young students.

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