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Financial Aid

St. Gertrude the Great Catholic Elementary School offers several financial, tuition assistance and scholarship programs, and encourages families who want a Catholic Education for their child to apply. These programs include the Catholic Education Foundation’s (CEF) Tuition Assistance Program, as well as privately funded scholarship programs for elementary and middle school students who qualify. Families interested in applying for financial aid or scholarships should contact the school office, 562-927-1216, to obtain application forms and guidelines.

In addition, St. Gertrude the Great Catholic Elementary School provides significant multi-child tuition discounts for families with more than one child.

Catholic Education Foundation

All St. Gertrude the Great Catholic Elementary School students are eligible for the need-based Tuition Award Program offered by the Catholic Education Foundation. Each eligible student who applies will receive a scholarship.

Accepted Financial Documentation

  • Recent tax returns or W2 forms.
  • Formal letter of disbursement for Unemployment, Disability and/or Social Security
  • Formal letter of disbursement for AFDC, Food Stamps and/or WIC
  • Court order of alimony and/or child support

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