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.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12

Student Body

Total Students424 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
90%
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade Salesian High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school to Salesian High School is La Cheim School, Inc. (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is New Direction Chstian Academy (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Paul School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Richmond
    Grades: K-8 | 8 students
    0.2 miles
    2800 Rheem Ave
    Richmond, CA 78404
    (510) 890-9740
    0.2 K-8
    8
  • San Pablo
    St. Paul School
    St. Paul School Photo - Friends reunite!
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: NS-8 | 117 students
    0.3 miles
    1825 Church Lane
    San Pablo, CA 94806
    (510) 233-3080
    0.3 NS-8
    117
  • Richmond
    Grades: K-5 | 4 students
    0.7 miles
    2225 Gaynor Ave
    Richmond, CA 94801
    (510) 236-9101
    0.7 K-5
    4
  • El Sobrante
    El Sobrante KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK | 26 students
    0.9 miles
    3240 San Pablo Dam Rd
    El Sobrante, CA 94803
    (510) 222-1144
    0.9 NS-PK
    26
  • Richmond
    St. David School
    St. David School Photo - Pre School Students Paint the School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 165 students
    1 miles
    871 Sonoma Street
    Richmond, CA 94805
    (510) 232-2283
    1 PK-8
    165

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