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A Century of Quality Catholic Education

St. Lawrence of Brindisi School is a co-educational archdiocesan Catholic elementary school in South Los Angeles, educating more than 260 students, grades kindergarten through eighth. St. Lawrence of Brindisi School is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and the Western Catholic Educational Association.

Who We Serve

Since 1924, St. Lawrence of Brindisi School has continuously served a changing population. Currently, the student body draws mostly from nearby South Los Angeles communities and is approximately nine-tenths Latino with the remainder primarily composed of African Americans and Pacific Island.

Our Community

Since 1924, St. Lawrence of Brindisi School has been a place of faith, hope and opportunity. Today, that tradition continues with excellent teachers, eager students and families committed to seeing their children succeed.Everyone at the school strives to live the gospel message by helping others, giving back, ministering to the inner-city, and being the best person they can be.

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Our Staff

St. Lawrence of Brindisi staff and faculty are committed to ensuring that students receive a quality education. Each of our teachers have been with us for at least five years and a good number hold Masters degrees as well as California Credentials.

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Student’s Achievements

More than half of our students receive scholarships from the Catholic Schools Foundation, allowing them to attend prestigious schools, including:

Catholic High Schools

  • St. Matthias
  • Bishop Conaty-Our Lady of Loretto High School
  • St. Anthony H.S. en Long Beach
  • Notre Dame Academy
  • St. Mary’s Academy
  • St. Joseph H.S. en Lakewood
  • Loyola H.S
  • Salesian H.S.
  • Cathedral High School
  • Verbum Dei H.S.


  • Vistamar en El Segundo
  • College Ready Academy #11 en Watts
  • Animo Pat Brown en Watts

Our alumni have graduated from prestigious universities such as:

  • Brown
  • Loyola Marymount University
  • California State Universities
  • University of California System Schools
  • Occidental
  • Marist (N.Y.)
  • Dickinson (Pennsylvania)
  • St. Catherine University (Minnesota)
  • Fairfield (Connecticut)

Contact Us

St. Lawrence of Brindisi Catholic School

10044 Compton Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90002
Phone: 323-564-3051
Fax: 323-564-0773

School Office Hours
Monday - Thursday
7:30am - 4:00pm
Friday 7:30am - 1:30pm