Bellarmine College Prep School

960 W Hedding St,
San Jose, CA, 95126-0951
     Tel: (408)294-9224
Grades: 9 - 12 | 1604 students
Bellarmine College Preparatory is a community of men and women gathered together by God for the purpose of educating the student to seek justice and truth throughout his life.
We are a Catholic school in the tradition of St. Ignatius of Loyola, the Founder of the Society of Jesus.
As such, our entire school program is dedicated to forming "men for others" -- persons whose lives will be dedicated to bringing all their God-given talents to fullness and to living according to the pattern of service inaugurated by Jesus Christ.
We believe that God has gathered us together to educate the mind, spirit, heart, body and imagination of the student.
Our philosophy finds its origin in the experience of St. Ignatius of Loyola, the Founder of the Society of Jesus, and forms the basis of our mission.
Through the vision of St. Ignatius we are rooted in the larger and living tradition of the Catholic Church.
Our belief is expressed in our school program: a series of experiences directed to help each student become a "man for others." The rigor of the curriculum prepares the graduate to succeed in college, but more importantly to use his critical skills in a larger sense.
We want him to have a passion for justice by recognizing that God desires a life of happiness and peace for everyone.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Jesuit Secondary Education Association (JSEA)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1851

Student Body

Total Students 1604 students
Student Body Type All-boys
% Students of Color 41%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade Bellarmine College Prep School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 90 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 25 students
Advanced Courses AP Environmental Science, AP Studio Art, Art History AP, Biology AP, Calculus AB AP, Calculus BC AP, Chemistry AP, Computer Science A AP, English Language AP, European History AP, French AP, Human Geography AP, Latin AP, Mandarin AP, Physics B AP, Probability/Statistics AP, Spanish AP, U.S. History AP, World History AP  
Average SAT score 1884
Average ACT score 27
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Dec. 14
Yearly Tuition Cost $16,770
% on Financial Aid 25%
Admissions Director Bill Colucci

Sports

Total Sports Offered 16 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Diving, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Rugby, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Water Polo, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryDiving,
FootballGolf,
Ice HockeyLacrosse,
RugbySoccer,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Water PoloWrestling,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Notre Dame High School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Leo The Great School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Temple Emanuel-el Pre School (0.1 miles away)
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  • San JoseSt. Leo The Great School
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    1051 W San Fernando St
    San JoseCA95126
    (408)293-4846
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    1.1 mi | 319 students | Gr. PK-8                      
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    Santa ClaraCA95050
    (408)246-6797
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    (408)866-8234
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The average private school tuition in San Jose, CA is $9,787 for elementary schools and $12,743 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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