Archbishop Riordan High School offers a values-based, Catholic Marianist, college preparatory education to prepare young men and women for leadership and lifelong success.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 968 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $22,500
  • Average class size: 25 students
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 7
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Archbishop Riordan High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for:

Category
Attribute
Sports offered
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Diagnosed mild to moderate learning disabilities, spectrum disorders, NVLD, ADD/ADHD or any OHI.
Year Founded
1949
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
968 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
74%
State avg.: 49%
Students by Grade
Archbishop Riordan High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
28:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
70%
Average Class Size
25 students
Number of AP Courses
14 courses
Advanced Courses
AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Chinese, AP Economics, AP English Language, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP Physics C, AP Spanish Language, AP Statistics, AP U.S. Government & Politics, AP U.S. History, AP World History
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
Students are required to look neat and presentable each day. Students wear khaki pants or skirts and polos on regular dress days.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Dec. 7
Yearly Tuition Cost
% on Financial Aid
45%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$4,500
Admissions Director
Mr. Danny Curtin
Admissions Associate
Sally O'Connell

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
The Crusader Newspaper

Arts and Music Programs:
Marching Band, Theater

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Sailing Club

School Notes

  • Archbishop Riordan High School, an Archdiocesan Catholic High School in the Marianist tradition, prepares students from all backgrounds and corners of the world for leadership and lifelong excellence. With a rigorous college preparatory curriculum, Riordan offers a path to success for all learners. Our dedicated, knowledgeable, and compassionate faculty meets our students where they are, supporting them to individual growth.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Archbishop Riordan High School cost?

Archbishop Riordan High School's tuition is approximately $22,500 for private students.

Does Archbishop Riordan High School offer a summer program?

Yes, Archbishop Riordan High School offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.

What sports does Archbishop Riordan High School offer?

Archbishop Riordan High School offers 14 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Rugby, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Weightlifting and Wrestling. Archbishop Riordan High School is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in California for most sports offered.

What is Archbishop Riordan High School's ranking?

Archbishop Riordan High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for: Largest student body, Most sports offered and Oldest founding date.

When is the application deadline for Archbishop Riordan High School?

The application deadline for Archbishop Riordan High School is Dec. 7.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 968 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $22,500
  • Average class size: 25 students
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 7
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average acceptance rate in San Francisco, CA is 69% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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