St. Polycarp is a small Catholic School in Stanton, California. Our families come from primarily low income families of minority backgrounds. Our school functions based on what the families pays for tuition. However, because we have lowered the costs of our tuition to allow all our families to afford our school, we have no money left to buy new supplies, books or equipment for our school. Our mission is to integrate elements of the Catholic faith with the learning process while providing academic excellence. We nurture and support each student in the continuous growth and development of religious, psychological, social, academic, physical, and aesthetic talents. St. Polycarp School serves as a catalyst in preparing committed followers of Christ who are life-long learners and leaders for the 21st Century.