St. Cornelius School

201 28th St,
Richmond, CA, 94804-0948
Tel: (510)232-3326
St. Cornelius School has provided quality Catholic education to the Richmond community for fifty-six years.
It was created in the late 1940’s by Catholic families who wanted a school for their children.
On August 24, 1948, the school was opened and five Sisters of Notre Dame were commissioned as its first teachers.
The school successfully operated under the Notre Dame Sisters until they were reassigned to Southern California in 1985.
In that year, a school board was appointed and the first lay faculty was developed.
In 1989 a full time pastor was assigned to the parish.
Since then the school has been educating students under the guidance of the pastor, principal and lay faculty.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 9

Student Body

Total Students 201 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 99%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade St. Cornelius School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 9 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 22:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Elim Christian School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Williams & Brown Academy (0.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. David School (1.5 miles away)
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  • Richmond Williams & Brown Academy
    (Nonsectarians)
    2225 Gaynor Ave
    Richmond , CA , 94801
    (510)236-9101
    (Nonsectarians)
    0.8  mi  |  26  students  |  Gr.  K-6
  • Richmond
    Elim Christian School
    (Christian)
    151 11th St
    Richmond , CA , 94801
    (510)233-9717
    (Christian)
    0.9  mi  |  25  students  |  Gr.  K-12
  • Richmond
    Vista Christian School
    (Christian)
    2354 Andrade Ave
    Richmond , CA , 94804
    (510)237-4981
    (Christian)
    0.9  mi  |  100  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Richmond
    Salesian High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    2851 Salesian Ave
    Richmond , CA , 94804
    (510)234-4433
    (Roman Catholic)
    1.3  mi  |  552  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Richmond
    St. David School
    (Roman Catholic)
    871 Sonoma Street
    Richmond , CA , 94805
    (510)232-2283
    (Roman Catholic)
    1.5  mi  |  169  students  |  Gr.  PK-8

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