St Clare School

725 Washington St
Santa Clara, CA 95050-0950
Tel: (408)246-6797
Grades: K-8 | 298 students
St. Clare, founded in 1856 by the sisters of Notre Dame, is committed to teaching the Good News to all students in grades K - 8.
We, the community of St. Clare, believe that Catholic education is an expression of the mission entrusted by Jesus Christ to our church.
Recognizing parents as primary educators, we focus on the ongoing development of the whole child.
Through our Silver Box program, we foster the values of learning, caring, worshipping and growing in a Christ-centered environment where the uniqueness of every child is valued.
We offer quality Catholic education by encouraging all students to develop respect for self and others.
In addition to a fine academic program, our faculty and staff believe our mission is to recognize that parents are partners in this educational process, while creating a community of faith and love.
St. Clare School offers a curriculum that fosters the growth and development of each child spiritually, academically, socially, psychologically, and physically.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-8
Year Founded 1856

Student Body

Total Students 298 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade St Clare School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 23:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 34 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(School Uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $7,000

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Bellarmine College Prep School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Morgan Autism Center (1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Stratford School - Santa Clara Winchester (1 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • San Jose
    Morgan Autism Center
    Special Education School
    Grades: UG | 70 students
    1 miles
    2280 Kenwood Ave
    San Jose, CA 95128
  • Santa Clara
    Grades: PK-K | 128 students
    1 miles
    400 N Winchester Blvd
    Santa Clara, CA 95050
  • San Jose
    Bellarmine College Prep School
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 1604 students
    1.3 miles
    960 W Hedding St
    San Jose, CA 95126
  • Santa Clara
    Pacific Autism Center For Ed.
    Special Education School
    Grades: PK | 81 students
    1.3 miles
    1880 Pruneridge Ave
    Santa Clara, CA 95050
  • San Jose
    Temple Emanuel-el Pre School
    Daycare / Preschool (Jewish)
    Grades: NS-PK | 92 students
    1.3 miles
    1010 University Avenue
    San Jose, CA 95126

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?

 I give permission to post this review online for other visitors to read.
Area Statistics
Rental Market Monitor
Recent Articles
Is Your Skill-set Still on Release 1.0?
September 20, 2015
It is easy to fall into the trap of not keeping your skill-set current. There's no time and no need anyway. We look at why you need to keep things current and offer some suggestions as to how to proceed.
5 Reasons You Might Be Looking At The Wrong Schools
September 07, 2015
Choosing the right school for your child is a major project. We look a five reasons why you might be looking at the wrong schools.
Could This Happen To My Child?
August 30, 2015
Scandals in private school are bound to raise questions for those of us thinking about sending our children to private school. Regardless of how sensational these scandals may appear, they are actually few and far between.
Request Information
I am a:      
Name of parent:
First name:
Middle name:
Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
Applying for financial aid?:
Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Santa Clara County, CA is $12,725 for elementary schools and $20,831 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Santa Clara County, CA is 80% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).