Junipero Serra High School

Tel: (650)345-8207
Grades: 9 - 12 | 880 students
For 70 years, Junípero Serra High School has proudly served the young men of San Mateo County and beyond.
An outstanding, all-boys Catholic college preparatory located in San Mateo—in the heart of the Peninsula between San Francisco and Silicon Valley—Serra is a place where classmates become brothers and teachers become mentors.
New Padres will find teachers, staff, and classmates who will embrace and support them as they explore interests in a variety of areas—academics, athletics, clubs, student government, social activities, and service learning experiences—all in the context of our core values of faith, wisdom, service, community and leadership.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Western States Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported mild learning differences
Year Founded 1944

Student Body

Total Students 880 students
Student Body Type All-boys
% Students of Color 52%
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade Junipero Serra High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 72 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 25 students
Number of AP Courses 17 courses
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 6
Yearly Tuition Cost $19,740
% on Financial Aid 32%
Average Financial Aid Grant $8,700
Admissions Director Randy Vogel
Admissions Associate Linda Cuddy

Sports

Total Sports Offered 15 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Crew, Cross Country, Diving, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Water Polo, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CrewCross Country,
DivingFootball,
GolfLacrosse,
SoccerSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWater Polo,
Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 57 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art Club, Badminton Club, Barbecue Club, Big Brothers, Block Club, Bowling Club, Broadcasting Club, California Scholarship Federation, Canyons & Canvas Club, Christian Yoga, Classic Games Club, Close-Up, Coastal Science & Engineering Club, Computer Programming Club, Creative Writing Club, Cross Training, Cycling Club, Democracy Now, El Padre Yearbook, Eleven Dollar Singers, Fantasy Sports, French Club, Garage Band Club, Golf Club, Green Club, Habitat For Humanity, Hiking Club, Improv Club, Jazz Band, Kiva Club, Math Club, Mens' Chorus, Mock Trial, Multicultural Club, National Honor Society, Padres Brothers For Others, Performance Car Club, Performing Arts Club, Ping Pong Club, Praise Band, Red Cross Club, Robatics, Rock Climbing Club, Rotary Interact Club, SERT Club, Serra Friar Newspaper, Ski & Snowboard Club, Spanish Club, Speech Club, Sports Information Club, Student Government, Symphonic Band, Tri Music Honors Society, Tri School Chorus, Trivia Club, Ultimate Frisbee Club, Yell Leaders Art Club, Badminton Club, Barbecue Club, Big Brothers, Block Club, Bowling Club, Christian Yoga, Close-Up, Cross Training, Cycling Club, Democracy Now, Fantasy Sports, French Club, Golf Club, Green Club, Hiking Club, Improv Club, Jazz Band, Kiva Club, Math Club, Mens' Chorus, Mock Trial, Ping Pong Club, Praise Band, Red Cross Club, Robatics, SERT Club, Spanish Club, Speech Club, Symphonic Band, Trivia Club, Yell Leaders, Broadcasting Club,
California Scholarship Federation,
Canyons & Canvas Club,
Classic Games Club,
Coastal Science & Engineering Club,
Computer Programming Club,
Creative Writing Club,
El Padre Yearbook,
Eleven Dollar Singers,
Garage Band Club,
Habitat For Humanity,
Multicultural Club,
National Honor Society,
Padres Brothers For Others,
Performance Car Club,
Performing Arts Club,
Rock Climbing Club,
Rotary Interact Club,
Serra Friar Newspaper,
Ski & Snowboard Club,
Sports Information Club,
Student Government,
Tri Music Honors Society,
Tri School Chorus,
Ultimate Frisbee Club,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Crystal Springs Uplands School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Carey School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is The Carey School (0.2 miles away)
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  • San Mateo
    Grades: PK-5 | 220 students
    0.2 miles
    1 Carey School Ln
    San Mateo, CA 94403
    (650)345-8205
    0.2PK-5
    220
  • San Mateo
    Beresford Montessori
    Montessori School
    Grades: K | 62 students
    0.6 miles
    1717 Gum St
    San Mateo, CA 94402
    (650)571-8749
    0.6K
    62
  • San Mateo
    St Gregory School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: KG-8 | 323 students
    0.6 miles
    2701 Hacienda St
    San Mateo, CA 94403
    (650)573-0111
    0.6KG-8
    323
  • San Mateo
    Grace Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    Grades: PK-8 | 60 students
    0.7 miles
    2825 Alameda De Las Pulgas
    San Mateo, CA 94403
    (650)345-9082
    0.7PK-8
    60
  • San Mateo
    Grades: K | 23 students
    0.8 miles
    27 10th Ave
    San Mateo, CA 94401
    (650)340-1230
    0.8K
    23

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