San Joaquin Memorial High School

San Joaquin Memorial High School is the only Catholic high school in the greater Fresno area.
With a history of 11,000 alumni, approximately 99% of SJM graduates continue their education in colleges and universities throughout the nation.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 503 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $13,000
  • Average class size: 25 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

San Joaquin Memorial High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for:

Category
Attribute
Sports offered
School History

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Year Founded
1945
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
503 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
57%
State avg.: 51%
Students by Grade
San Joaquin Memorial High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
36 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size
25 students
Number of AP Courses
21 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
Algebra 2 HP, AP Biology, AP Calculus A/B, AP Calculus B/C, AP Chemistry, AP Composition, AP Computer Science A, AP European History, AP Literature, AP Microeconomics/Macroeconomics, AP Physics, AP Psychology, AP Research, AP Seminar, AP Spanish, AP Statistics, AP Studio Art, AP U.S. Government, AP US History, Biology HP, Chemistry HP, English 10 HP, English 9 HP, Geometry HP, Trigonometry/Calculus HP
Average SAT score
1157
Average ACT score
23

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Financial Aid Available
Admissions Director
Rainey Lewis

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
17 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Ambassadors, Block "M", California Scholarship Federation, Chemistry Club, Chess Club, Culture of Life Club, FFA, Gems, Leaders in Agriculture Club (LeAg), National History Club, National Honor Society, Nature Club, Robotics Club, Service Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Drama, Dramatic Production, Theatrical Productions

School Notes

  • Mission Statement
  • San Joaquin Memorial is a Catholic, college preparatory high school dedicated to developing future citizens and leaders in Christ`s mission. We maintain a safe, nurturing environment that honors the dignity and fosters the potential of students from diverse backgrounds. In collaboration with parents, we promote a standard of excellence through academic and faith-based programs designed to meet the needs of all students and provide extra-curricular opportunities that enrich the learning experience. Our mission calls us to inspire each student to be conscientious and compassionate leaders. We seek to graduate accomplished young men and women dedicated and equipped to serve humanity through a variety of professions.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does San Joaquin Memorial High School cost?
San Joaquin Memorial High School's tuition is approximately $13,000 for private students.
What sports does San Joaquin Memorial High School offer?
San Joaquin Memorial High School offers 15 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Rugby, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball and Water Polo. San Joaquin Memorial High School is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in California for most sports offered.
What is San Joaquin Memorial High School's ranking?
San Joaquin Memorial High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for: Largest student body, Most AP courses offered, Most sports offered, Most extracurriculars offered and Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for San Joaquin Memorial High School?
The application deadline for San Joaquin Memorial High School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 503 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $13,000
  • Average class size: 25 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Fresno County, CA is $5,247 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).

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