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500 Minutes of Service

Remember whenever you’re in a position to help someone, be glad and always do it… because that’s God answering someone else’s prayer through you. St. Barnabas students participated in “500 Minutes of Service” as a school. The grades worked together to assist with a number of local and international charities.

  • Preschool collected $259.48 to send to the World Wildlife Foundation, Australia to “help the kangaroos get food,” and to the St. Vincent de Paul Society, Australia to help the displaced families.
  • 2nd and 5th grades made 57 cards/letters/pictures for senior citizens at Bixby Knolls Towers, and 8 blankets for the homeless.
  • Kinder and 8th grades made Valentine cards for Miller’s Children’s Hospital, Johns Hopkins Children’s Hospital in Baltimore, and Georgetown Children’s Hospital in Washington DC. They also made 3 prayer blankets for families in need of blessings.
  • 1st and 7th grades had a Jump-A-Thon to benefit the Fund for the Retired Religious. Total to date is $600.00.. wow!
  • 3rd and 6th grades made 136 sack lunches (peanut butter and jelly sandwich, cutie orange, and a granola bar) for Long Beach Rescue Mission. Each lunch had a nice handmade message of kindness.
  • T-K and 4th grades made 100 sock kits of toiletries (soap, toothpaste, toothbrush, comb, etc.) for Long Beach Rescue Mission!

Our school is following the advice of Pope Francis. In a message to young men and women around the world he said that by helping those who are suffering, you can find “…a strength that can change the world. It is a revolution that can overturn the powerful forces at work in our world. It is the ‘revolution’ of service,

St. Barnabas Volunteers

Across Long Beach volunteers pitched in on Martin Luther King Day, a ‘A day on, not a day off’, volunteering for a score of projects, including several in the Bixby Knolls area.

St. Barnabas students participated in painting a mural featuring the Statue of Liberty on a the side of a law office on Atlantic. St. Barnabas 7th graders Julia Gisel, Remy Hutton, Lucky Pascarella, Brianna Montano and Sofia Lira as well as a number of other students chipped in and their efforts were noticed by the Long Beach Post, read their story and see more photos here.

Seussical the Musical, Jr.

Our play and Spring Event will be on April 24 & 25 at St. Joseph High School. We are proud to present Seussical the Musical, Jr. as this year’s play.

Horton the Elephant, the Cat in the Hat and all of your favorite Dr. Seuss characters spring to life onstage in Seussical JR., a fantastical musical extravaganza. The Cat in the Hat narrates the story of Horton the Elephant, who discovers a speck of dust containing tiny people called the Whos. Horton must protect the Whos from a world of naysayers and dangers, and he must also guard an abandoned egg that’s been left in his care by the irresponsible Mayzie La Bird. Although Horton faces ridicule, danger and a trial, the intrepid Gertrude McFuzz never loses faith in him. Ultimately, the powers of friendship, loyalty, family and community are challenged and emerge triumphant!

Tickets on sale starting on Monday, February 10 at our Bidding For Good site:

This is also where you can bid on some great auction items between March 30 & April 10.


Applications for the 2020 / 2021 school year will be available at our Open House on Sunday, January 26 starting at 10:00 am. 

In addition to providing a quality Catholic education aligned with the Archdiocesan and California State standards for our Preschool through 8th grade students, St. Barnabas School is proud to provide:

  • Common Core instruction in Language Arts and Mathematics for grades TK through 8
  • Spanish instruction for grades TK through 8.
  • Advanced Math classes for grades 5 through 8.
  • Daily classes in religious instruction. Weekly attendance at Mass, with special observance of the First Friday devotion. Bi-annual participation in the sacrament of Reconciliation. Weekly Sunday gospel preparation.
  • Meet the Masters art appreciation program for grades Kindergarten through 8.
  • Two multi-media centers including library materials and iPads/Laptops.

St. Barnabas School also offers its families:

  • A safe campus with security camera access onto the property.
  • Affordable Extended Day Care beginning at 6:30AM and ending at 6:00PM.
  • Monthly School Family and class buddy activities.
  • Hot lunches (with multiple entrée options) available for purchase daily.
  • SchoolSpeak student information system provides parental access to students’ grades/attendance on-line, and sends school-wide and class specific announcements on a daily basis.

A variety of extra-curricular programs are available:

  • Musical Theater Performance for TK – 8th
  • Seasonal CYO Sports for boys and girls
  • Just Dance! Dance class for boys and girls in TK – 8th
  • Muzart musical instrument instruction
  • VEX Robotics design, programming, and competition for 6th – 8th
  • Active Boy and Girl Scout troops for K-8th

More information is available on our applications page

Our application is available in PDF form here: St. Barnabas Application Form

The school’s address is: 3980 Marron Ave, Long Beach, CA  90807

The office phone number is: (562) 424-7476

Class of 2019

Congratulations to the St. Barnabas class of 2019! After 9 years together they will be going to many different high schools throughout the area including:

Also congratulations to our class of 2015 who are graduating from their high schools and moving on join our graduates who are attending many different colleges and universities across the country including:

  • The United States Military Academy at West Point
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • University of California, Los Angeles
  • University of California, Irvine
  • University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Boston University
  • Fordham University
  • Santa Clara University
  • Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
  • University of San Francisco
  • Gonzaga University
  • The New School
  • Loyola Marymount University
  • Chapman University
  • San Diego State
  • San Jose State
  • Long Beach State