San Carlos School is a ministry of San Carlos Cathedral providing a high-quality Catholic education to students in Grades TK - 8.
We welcome all families seeking a faith-filled learning community for their children.
We nurture the whole child by integrating spiritual and moral development with high academic standards.
We serve the local and global communities by fostering a spirit of stewardship, safety, and peace.
We prepare our students to be life-long learners who possess an appreciation for humanity and all of God's creation.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 290 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,314
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

San Carlos School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for:

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Attribute
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded
1898

Student Body

Total Students
290 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
45%
State avg.: 48%
Students by Grade
San Carlos School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(School Uniforms Required)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
One-child family, K - 8
% on Financial Aid
32%
Admissions Director
Gina Nobida

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Student Government, Yearbook Club

Club or Organization:
Art Club, Choir, Cultural Celebration Club, Ecology Club, Math Club, Photography Club

School Notes

  • San Carlos School is a Catholic school.
  • San Carlos School is a ministry of San Carlos Cathedral Parish.
  • Our mission is to model and teach Christian life, to integrate academic excellence and skills with Gospel values, and to create a mutually supportive community.
  • Our academic faith community fosters the development of the whole person -- mind, body and spirit.
  • By promoting academic excellence and personal growth, individual gifts are cultivated, Gospel values are affirmed, and opportunities to experience God are nurtured.
  • San Carlos School encourages a partnership with parents, who are the first educators, to guide our students to become value-oriented, compassionate, self-disciplined, responsible citizens.
  • We prepare our students to be life-long learners who possess an appreciation for humanity and all of God's creation.
Profile last updated: 08/02/2021

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 290 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,314
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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