Salesian High School

In the spirit of Saint John Bosco, Salesian High School seeks to educate students by helping them to develop into good Christian men and women whose lives and accomplishments will be for the benefit of humankind and to the glory of God.
Salesian High School is a private, co-educational, Catholic secondary school owned and sponsored by the Salesian Society, a religious institution of the Catholic Church.
It provides college preparatory and general education for students from diverse socio-economic backgrounds, especially those who are poor, needy, or at risk without regard to their race, ethnicity, religion, and/or socio-economic condition.
It combines the elements of Church, school, playground, home, and family in accordance with Saint John Bosco's system of reason, religion, and loving kindness.
In embracing Saint John Bosco's vision of community, the School relies on the collaboration of all members of the Salesian family-students, parents, administrators, teachers, staff, alumni/alumnae, and those benefactors from the public community who donate their time, efforts, and/or money to the school-as essential to the achievement of its spiritual and academic goals.
In its educational programs, the School encourages students to develop their unique talents and gifts.
It also values the innate worth and dignity of all students, and works to develop self-worth within each individual and respect for one another in a Christian community of faith, love, and fellowship.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 394 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12

Student Body

Total Students
394 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
91%
State avg.: 51%
Students by Grade
Salesian High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

School Notes

  • In the spirit of Saint John Bosco, Salesian High School seeks to educate students by helping them to develop into good Christian men and women whose lives and accomplishments will be for the benefit of humankind and to the glory of God. Salesian High School is a private, co-educational, Catholic secondary school owned and sponsored by the Salesian Society, a religious institution of the Catholic Church. It provides college preparatory and general education for students from diverse socio-economic backgrounds, especially those who are poor, needy, or at risk without regard to their race, ethnicity, religion, and/or socio-economic condition. It combines the elements of Church, school, playground, home, and family in accordance with Saint John Bosco's system of reason, religion, and loving kindness. In embracing Saint John Bosco's vision of community, the School relies on the collaboration of all members of the Salesian family-students, parents, administrators, teachers, staff, alumni/alumnae, and those benefactors from the public community who donate their time, efforts, and/or money to the school-as essential to the achievement of its spiritual and academic goals. In its educational programs, the School encourages students to develop their unique talents and gifts. It also values the innate worth and dignity of all students, and works to develop self-worth within each individual and respect for one another in a Christian community of faith, love, and fellowship.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Salesian High School's ranking?
Salesian High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for: Highest percentage of students of color and Largest student body.
When is the application deadline for Salesian High School?
The application deadline for Salesian High School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
In what neighborhood is Salesian High School located?
Salesian High School is located in the North And East neighborhood of Richmond, CA. There are 1 other private schools located in North And East.

School Calendar

View the Salesian High School yearly calendar below. Note key dates such as:

Event
Date
Bishop's Holiday - School Closed
April 29, 2024 (Monday)
Last Day to Purchase Tickets to Mothers Day Mass and Brunch
May 03, 2024 (Friday)
Holiday: Memorial Day - School Closed
May 27, 2024 (Monday)
Holiday: Juneteenth - School Closed
June 19, 2024 (Wednesday)
Holiday: Independence Day - School Closed
July 04, 2024 (Thursday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 394 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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The average private school tuition in Contra Costa County, CA is $14,760 for elementary schools and $20,316 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Contra Costa County, CA is 82% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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