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Welcome to St. Patrick Catholic School


Established 1962 shamrock Carlsbad, California

Serving students in grades K-8, St. Patrick Catholic School provides spiritual and moral guidance in a Catholic environment incorporating an academic program that challenges each child to reach his or her potential and prepares students to serve God and community as fully productive members of society.




History of St. Patrick Catholic School




School wide Learning Expectations | Faculty & Staff | School Board


St. Patrick Catholic School is a small, Catholic, co-educational, elementary and junior high school, which serves a growing suburban, beach-side community. We at St. Patrick, realize the importance of a positive self-concept, a love and respect for other persons, and an ability to make and be accountable for one’s own decisions. By building a Christ-centered community where students learn to integrate Christian truths and values with everyday living, students will not only hear the word of the Gospels, but live the experience and, thus, more profoundly integrate their Christian values. We believe that parents are the primary educators of their children, and the school, an extension of family’s faith community, compliments the efforts in the formation of religious ideals and values.


We follow the curriculum guidelines set by the Diocese of San Diego. Our curriculum is aligned with the California State Framework, covering all basic academic areas. Additionally, special programs are offered during the school week in technology, music, art, Spanish, and physical education.



Instruction in the Catholic faith is an integral part of the educational program for all students in all grades.



Our music program focuses on the application of musical theory rather than a static, book-driven curriculum.



Grades K-6 participate in one weekly class. Grades 6-8 participate in two weekly 45-minute classes.



St. Patrick Catholic School provides students an integrated computer technology program.

Reading Resource


The Reading Resource program provides supplemental reading instruction to students in grades K-6.



Students in grades K-8 participate in weekly art classes following the Arts Attack curriculum.




Students in grades 3 – 8 participate in a weekly drama class. Drama enhances the current curriculum and offers different perspectives to learn material.



Welcome to St. Patrick Catholic School! We are pleased to assist your family as you begin your journey in discovering a school that embraces your child’s spiritual, academic, and developmental growth. Please contact the Registrar, Cynthia Orozco, at (760)729-1333, ext. 105 if you have questions or would like to schedule a tour. We look forward to meeting you!


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St. Patrick Catholic School thrives as a result of dedicated staff working with actively involved parents. All parties – parents, teachers, and students are part of the total school community. In keeping with the philosophy of St. Patrick Catholic School, the role of the parents is crucial to enhance the total school experience of each child.


Parent/Student Handbook  |  PTG  |  Uniforms  |  PPP Hours  |  Daycare  |  Links  |  Supply List


Student Life


Community Outreach


In accordance with the church’s social teachings and the St. Patrick Catholic School Student Learning Expectations, all students shall be required to provide service within our local community. It is our responsibility to give back to our community with our time and talent to make a difference.



Students in grades 5-8 have an opportunity to participate in after-school sports. St. Patrick Catholic School participates in the North County Parochial League.



St. Patrick Catholic School offers several after school programs for an additional cost. These programs may vary from year to year and parents are notified through the school newsletter or enrollment form that go home as to when sign-ups take place.


Student Handbook | Supply List | Schoolwide Learning Expectations | Junior High


Fundraising allows us to continue to assist with campus development, improve the quality of our educational programs, maintain our facilities, provide tuition assistance and so much more, while keeping our tuition as affordable as possible.

We reach out to you – our parents, parents of alumni, alumni, grandparents, parish members, and friends – and hope to gain your support and investment in the mission of St. Patrick Catholic School by getting involved with the many events and activities listed below.


golf tournament
March 16, 2015 – Shadowridge Country Club
Every year, the families and friends of St. Pats have generously supported the golf tournament making it one of the largest fundraisers for the school and the church.  Thank you to everyone who supported this year’s tournament!

Helicopter DropGolf Ball Drop!

Congratulations to Phoung Vu, winner of the Golf Ball Drop!




Mogl is a fundraising program where hundreds of local restaurants give up to 50% of whatever we spend to St. Pat’s! The best part is there are no forms to sign, coupons to clip or codes to give. It’s all seamless. All you have to do is easily and safely link any debit or credit card, eat out at Mogl affiliated restaurants, pay with the linked card and our school automatically makes money! For more information or TO JOIN TODAY

Glitz, Glamour, Gatsby

Limited spots are still available for some Auction Parties. Click on the above icon and reserve your spot today!

Booster Club

We invite all families to join our ever growing Booster Club. The Booster Club provides the Athletic Department with additional resources and financial support to advance the competitive nature and success of the sports program.  Learn More.

Box Tops for Education is a fun and easy way to get your kids involved in the “fun-raising” process. Every month we send home an activity sheet for you to fill up with your clipped box tops. Look for the Box Tops label when grocery shopping and start clipping today! For a complete list of participating products

Scrip is a program designed to raise money for your child’s school without having to sell, make or buy anything that you normally would not buy. The program takes your normal spending habits and turns them into revenue. No PPP hours are required, no volunteering and every dime you spend, you get back in Scrip gift certificates. Any Scrip you purchase for grocery stores, restaurants, department stores, travel, gas etc. are dollar for dollar spending. This is money that you would be spending anyways. Learn more.

St. Patrick Catholic School

3820 Pio Pico Drive
Carlsbad, California 92008

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