St. Vincent School-Quality Education with Heart and Soul

| January 9, 2017 | 0 Comments
Ms. Fink helps third grade students build gingerbread houses. Photo courtesy of Rosanna Barr Photography.

Ms. Fink helps third grade students build gingerbread houses. Photo courtesy of Rosanna Barr Photography.

In the heart of Mission Hills, St. Vincent de Paul Catholic School stands out as an example of high quality education in a small school environment.

You can experience all the offerings this great school has to showcase at one of the upcoming open houses from 10 a.m. to noon on Sunday, January 29 and 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., Wednesday, February 1.

So far, this school year, there has been much academic success and held a wide array of events, creating strong bonds with the students and families. Topping the list of favorites is the annual Halloween costume parade and carnival, Santa’s dinner, complete with music and a visit with Santa himself, enjoyed by nearly the entire school family. Grandparent’s Day is every December acknowledging the unique commitment and love grandparents hold. In a palette of color, the annual Christmas Pageant was a heartwarming blend of voices as a gift to the school families.

In addition to many more events, St. Vincent’s students enjoy music and art in their classes and win an impressive amount of academic contests.

St. Vincent’s is constantly striving as an educational facility to improve as well, an example they model to their students.

Under the leadership of Principal Sister Kathleen Walsh, this small private Catholic school has created a lasting impact for its students, including: school-wide Promethean interactive white boards, upgraded internet throughout the school which was important given the age of the building, upgraded campus security, and updated flooring and fresh coats of paint during summer months.

Current third-grader, Maeve Wagner-Casey was asked what she liked about St. Vincent de Paul School and she said, “I like the science program and how the teachers teach us with patience and care.”

St. Vincent de Paul School is a Catholic, co-educational elementary school, founded in 1948 in the Mission Hills neighborhood of San Diego. Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, St. Vincent’s services children from Preschool through Eighth Grade.

For more information about the school, visit or call (619) 296-2222.

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