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.
Defined by our Catholic values, SJND provides a welcoming and beautiful campus for students who are diverse in their talents, ethnicities and backgrounds.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 426 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $20,643
  • Average class size: 24 students
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 5 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Saint Joseph Notre Dame High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for:

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Attribute
Sports offered
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Dyslexia/language-based or mild learning differences
Year Founded
1881
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
426 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
65%
State avg.: 48%
Students by Grade
Saint Joseph Notre Dame High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%
Average Class Size
24 students
Number of AP Courses
18 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
AP American Government, AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Computer Science A, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP French Language and Culture, AP Physics, AP Research, AP Seminar, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP Statistics, AP Studio Art, AP U.S. History, AP World History
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
Khaki or navy pants and polo for men; skirt or khakis and polo for women

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Dec. 5 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
The value of an SJND education can be seen in our students\' college matriculation and scholarships. 100% of the Class of 2022 will attend college. Students were accepted into 180 colleges and universities and were offered $10 million in college grants and scholarships.
% on Financial Aid
60%
Admissions Director
Gabi Lippi

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
38 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, Prisms literary magazine, Reflections Yearbook, SJND Theatre Company, Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica (Spanish Honor Society), Spirit Week, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Society, Table Tennis, Travel: International, 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 counselor, who 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.
Source: Verified school update

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 426 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $20,643
  • Average class size: 24 students
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 5 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Alameda County, CA is $17,195 for elementary schools and $21,178 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Alameda County, CA is 85% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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