Archbishop Riordan High School

Tel: (415)586-8200
Grades: 9 - 12 | 640 students
Archbishop Riordan High School, an Archdiocesan Catholic High School in the Marianist tradition, develops the character of young men and instills Christian values in an environment of academic excellence that reflects the cultural richness of the San Francisco Bay Area.
Archbishop Riordan High School is an urban Catholic high school for boys, owned by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of San Francisco and conducted by the Society of Mary, Marianists, who are assisted by lay men and women.
Archbishop Riordan reflects the cultural heritage of the ethnic groups of the City of San Francisco and its adjacent communities.
The school respects the integrity of each individual as a unique human being.
The school admits students of varying abilities.
Archbishop Riordan engages its students in a process of education which promotes each student's personal growth and development in the intellectual, spiritual, social, and physical aspects of his life.
To achieve this process, Archbishop Riordan strives to be a Christian community of faculty, students, parents, and others associated with its programs, who by example, instruction, and concerns, mutually support and assist one another to develop Christian values of love of God, love of oneself and love of others.
Each member of the Christian community at Archbishop Riordan will accept the responsibility of these ideals in order to foster the Church's mission of message, service, and community.
The school will continue to re-evaluate its curriculum and programs to insure that the specific needs of its diversified school community are met.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Diagnosed mild to moderate learning disabilities, spectrum disorders, NVLD, ADD/ADHD or any OHI.
Year Founded 1906

Student Body

Total Students 640 students
Student Body Type All-boys
% Students of Color 50%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade Archbishop Riordan High School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1
National avg.: 13:1
Number of AP Courses 14 courses
Advanced Courses AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Economics, AP English Language, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP European History, AP Physics C, AP Spanish Language, AP Statistics, AP U.S. Government & Politics, AP U.S. History, AP World History, 
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Students are required to look neat and presentable each day. Students wear khaki pants and ARHS logo shirts on regular dress days.)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Dec. 14
Yearly Tuition Cost $15,450
% on Financial Aid 45%
Average Financial Aid Grant $4,500
Admissions Director Mr. Derek Tate

Sports

Total Sports Offered 11 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Rugby, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryFootball,
GolfLacrosse,
RugbySoccer,
TennisTrack and Field,
Wrestling

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Lick-wilmerding High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Wen Jian Ying (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Voice Of Pentecost Academy (0.6 miles away)
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  • San Francisco Wen Jian Ying    
    (Roman Catholic)
    259 Judson Ave
    San Francisco , CA , 94112
    (415)586-6987
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.1  mi  |  8  students  |  Gr.  2-7
  • San Francisco
    St. Finn Barr Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    419 Hearst Ave
    San Francisco , CA , 94112
    (415)333-1800
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.4  mi  |  247  students  |  Gr.  K-8
  • San Francisco
    Lick-wilmerding High School
    755 Ocean Ave
    San Francisco , CA , 94112
    (415)585-1725
    0.4  mi  |  445  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • San Francisco
    San Francisco Adventist
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    66 Geneva Ave
    San Francisco , CA , 94112
    (415)585-5550
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    0.4  mi  |  28  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • San Francisco
    Stratford School - San Francisco
    301 De Montfort Avenue
    San Francisco , CA , 94112
    (415)333-3134
    0.5  mi  |   students  |  Gr.  NS-8

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