St. Ignatius Parish School is a Roman Catholic Elementary School that actively strives to teach as Jesus taught. In the tradition of St. Ignatius of Loyola, the educational processes of St. Ignatius School are committed to developing students of faith, action, integrity, thought, and health. Grounded in Ignatian spiritual tradition that integrates the shared faith and values into the life and culture of the community, St. Ignatius Parish School provides a comprehensive Catholic educational experience for all its families.
St. Ignatius Parish School holds as primary a belief in God and the Catholic Church. It is within this committed atmosphere that children develop self-respect, respect for others, and a reverence for all of God’s creation.
In the early 1950s, the Most Reverend Robert J.Armstrong, Bishop of the Diocese of Sacramento, realized that the once rural parishes of St.Philomene and Our Lady of the Assumption were overflowing with Catholic families. He reconfigured the area and created a new parish – St.Ignatius. The growth of Sacramento had stretched the ranks of the diocesan priests. Bishop Armstrong invited the Jesuit provincial to send priests to staff the new parish, build a school, and eventually build a Jesuit high school. In 1954, the provincial sent Father Fred Cosgrove, S.J., Prefect
Anyone who would like to volunteer their time at school, on a field trip, or any activity that involves our students, MUST complete an on line course provided by LawRoom and our Safe Environment for Children Program.
THIS TRAINING IS MANDATED AND A PROOF OF CERTIFICATE MUST BE PRESENTED TO THE SCHOOL OFFICE BEFORE YOU MAY VOLUNTEER TO PARTICIPATE IN ANY SCHOOL EVENTS/FUNCTIONS WHERE CHILDREN ARE PRESENT. This training must be renewed EVERY 3 years.