Saint Joseph Notre Dame High School

1011 Chestnut Street
Alameda, CA 94501-0945
Tel: (510)523-1526
Grades: 9 - 12 | 423 students
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Come explore Saint Joseph Notre Dame High School in Alameda, California, a school where students thrive as they focus on their futures. Students engage in a dynamic and comprehensive curriculum that prepares them well for continued success at the university level and beyond. They make lifelong friendships as active members of SJND's exciting sports teams, unique clubs and creative arts performances. Families benefit from our college counseling program; the Class of 2013 was offered $3.6 million in scholarships and awards. Defined by our Catholic values, SJND provides a welcoming and beautiful campus for students who are diverse in their talents, ethnicities and backgrounds.

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 Dyslexia/language-based or mild learning differences
Year Founded 1881

Student Body

Total Students 423 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 71%
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade Saint Joseph Notre Dame High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 80%
Average Class Size 23 students
Number of AP Courses 12 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Physics, AP English Lit, AP English Comp, AP Studio Art, AP Biology, AP Environmental Science, AP Government, AP U.S. History, AP Spanish, Honors English, Honors Spanish, Honors Biology, Honors Chemistry
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Dec. 31
Yearly Tuition Cost $15,200
Tuition Notes The value of an SJND education can be seen in our students' college matriculation and scholarships. In 2013, 85 percent of graduates earned admission to a four-year college and received $3.6 million in college scholarships.
% on Financial Aid 45%
Admissions Director Julianne Guevara
Admissions Associate Gabriela Lippi

Sports

Total Sports Offered 12 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Crew, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCrew,
Cross CountryGolf,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 41 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. American Sign Language, California Scholarship Federation, Campus Life Team, Campus Ministry, Chess, Concert/Pep Band, Environmental Awareness Club, Filipino American Student Organization, Fishing, Flight Crew Rally Club, Foodies (Cooking and baking), Gaming/CPU, Glee Club: Vocal Rush, Guitar Club, Harry Potter Club, Hiking Club, Hunger Games Club, Interact (Service), Italian Club (Gruppo Italiano), Junior Statesmen of America, Latino Club, Link Crew, Make (Crafting and building), Musical Theater Lovers, National Honor Society, Otake Anime Club, Peer Tutoring, Pep Band, Praise and Worship, Prisms literary magazine, Reflections Yearbook, SJND Theatre Company, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Society, Ski and Surf, Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica (Spanish Honor Society), Spirit Week, Sweet Spot (for afficianados of music from the Seventies), Table Tennis, Travel: International, teacher-led trips, Tri M Music Honor Society, Us's (Gay and straight student alliance) Chess, Fishing, Gaming/CPU, Guitar Club, Hiking Club, Latino Club, Link Crew, Peer Tutoring, Pep Band, Ski and Surf, Spirit Week, Table Tennis, American Sign Language,
California Scholarship Federation,
Campus Life Team,
Campus Ministry,
Concert/Pep Band,
Environmental Awareness Club,
Filipino American Student Organization,
Flight Crew Rally Club,
Foodies (Cooking and baking),
Glee Club: Vocal Rush,
Harry Potter Club,
Hunger Games Club,
Interact (Service),
Italian Club (Gruppo Italiano),
Junior Statesmen of America,
Make (Crafting and building),
Musical Theater Lovers,
National Honor Society,
Otake Anime Club,
Praise and Worship,
Prisms literary magazine,
Reflections Yearbook,
SJND Theatre Company,
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Society,
Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica (Spanish Honor Society),
Sweet Spot (for afficianados of music from the Seventies),
Travel: International, teacher-led trips,
Tri M Music Honor Society,
Us's (Gay and straight student alliance),

School Notes:

At SJND, students, families and faculty share great excitement about the journey to college and beyond. 

Our personal and academic counseling team includes a full-time college admissions counselor, Dr. Angela Bailon. Dr. Bailon supports students in their college search and develops strong relationships with college admissions professionals to help students earn acceptance at their colleges of choice. Events throughout the school year enable students and families to be engaged in the college process from the beginning of high school. We also provide online college databases, one-on-one meetings with college representatives and evening informational seminars on campus for parents and students.

Profile last updated: 06/30/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Children's Learning Center (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Joseph Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Bayside Montessori Association (0.4 miles away)
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