St Cornelius School

Tel: (510)232-3326
Grades: K-8 | 200 students
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-8

Student Body

Total Students 200 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade St Cornelius School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

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

Nearby Private 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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Richmond
    Grades: 1-5 | 5 students
    0.8 miles
    2225 Gaynor Ave
    Richmond, CA 94801
  • Richmond
    Grades: KG-12 | 15 students
    0.9 miles
    151 11th St
    Richmond, CA 94801
  • Richmond
    Grades: K-8 | 110 students
    0.9 miles
    2354 Andrade Ave
    Richmond, CA 94804
  • Richmond
    Salesian High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 560 students
    1.3 miles
    2851 Salesian Ave
    Richmond, CA 94804
  • Richmond
    St. David School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 169 students
    1.5 miles
    871 Sonoma Street
    Richmond, CA 94805

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