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Mission & Vision

Mission Statement

St. Gertrude the Great Catholic School seeks to bring the message of the Gospel to the children of the parish by instilling virtues, building character and deepening faith. The Salesian philosophy promotes a comprehensive educational experience grounded in reason, religion and loving-kindness, therefore St. Gertrude the Great Catholic School is committed to providing a competitive, academic curriculum in a family atmosphere whereby each student is accepted, encouraged and supported, making St. John Bosco’s dream for youth a reality.

Vision Statement

In the Salesian tradition, St. Gertrude the Great Catholic Elementary School offers a competitive high school preparatory curriculum ensuring academic success of our students. As a Christian faith community, the school prepares and equips students to be life-long learners who are dedicated men and women of faith and integrity, committed to leading successful lives of distinguished service and social justice.

Contact Us

St. Gertrude the Great School

6824 Toler Avenue
Bell Gardens, California 90201
Phone: (562) 927-1216
Fax: (562) 927-5607

Office Hours

Mon – Thur: 7:30 am–3:30 pm
Friday: 7:30 am–2:30 pm

School Hours

Mon – Thur: 7:45 am–2:50 pm
Friday: 7:45 am–1:05 pm