Saint Joseph Notre Dame High School

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 (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 423 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $19,660
  • Average class size: 23 students
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 31 / rolling

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Top Rankings

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

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School History

School Overview

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

Student Body

Total Students
423 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 48%
Students by Grade
Saint Joseph Notre Dame High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
23 students
Number of AP Courses
12 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP English Comp, AP English Lit, AP Environmental Science, AP Government, AP Physics, AP Spanish, AP Studio Art, AP U.S. History, Honors Biology, Honors Chemistry, Honors English, Honors Spanish
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
(Khaki pants and polo for men; skirt or khakis and polo for women)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Dec. 31 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
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
Admissions Director
Gabi Lippi
Admissions Associate
Sean Obligacion



Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
42 extracurriculars
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, Ski and Surf, Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica (Spanish Honor Society), Spirit Week, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Society, Sweet Spot (for afficianados of music from the Seventies), Table Tennis, teacher-led trips, 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 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: 06/29/2021

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 423 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $19,660
  • Average class size: 23 students
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 31 / rolling

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The average private school tuition in Alameda County, CA is $16,242 for elementary schools and $21,478 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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