A Word From Our Principal

Principal Sylvia Benning

Welcome to St. Charles Catholic School! I am blessed to be the principal of such a wonderful school where students learn the tradition and beliefs of the Catholic faith, participate in celebration of our faith and provide service to those less fortunate. I am proud of our strong academic program, excellent sports program and the wonderful musical talents discovered through our on-campus piano and band instrument lessons. Always thinking forward, we are now working toward becoming a STREAM (Science,Technology,Religion,Engineering ,Arts,Mathamatics) School . We are excited to be adding this model to our school and look forward to seeing our students enjoy their new hands-on projects.


I am enjoying a “homecoming” of sorts having been at St. Charles from 2003-2013. I am returning to St. Charles after a three year absence. During that time, I worked as an Education Consultant for textbook publishing company. Though I very much enjoyed that experience, the pull to return to St. Charles grew stronger each year.


I am truly blessed to be back in this loving, nurturing community filled with excellent teachers and staff, supportive parents and of course, amazing students! I invite you to come and meet all of us. I am sure you will share my opinion and those of generations of families who have attended this school.


I am truly grateful for this opportunity and so excited to start the new school year!


Yours in Christ,

Sylvia Benning Principal 


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San Diego, CA 92154


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