St. Bede School

Saint Bede School is a K-8 Catholic school which emphasizes both Catholic education and academic excellence.
In a nurturing and inclusive environment, Saint Bede Catholic School teaches the gospel message of Jesus Christ, builds a service-oriented faith community, and encourages students to develop academic and social skills that will lead them to be lifelong learners.
We believe that parents are the primary educators of their children.
The school, as part of the greater parish community, assists parents.
Through inclusive academic and extra-curricular programs, the faculty and staff facilitate learning that is formative in the development of the whole child: spirit, mind, body.
The environment at Saint Bede School enhances the individual's self-worth, promotes an appreciation of the diversity of all people, and encourages moral responses to the events of daily life.
Opportunities for worship and service enable students to develop a world view, respond to the urgent call for peace and justice, and grow into responsible Christian leaders of their family, school, church, civic, and global communities.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 217 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,053
  • Acceptance rate: 98%
  • Average class size: 25 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

St. Bede School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Learning Differences are supported
Year Founded
1964

Student Body

Total Students
217 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
97%
State avg.: 51%
Students by Grade
St. Bede School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
40%
Average Class Size
25 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
Navy blue twill pants and shorts, navy blue or white polo shirts, green polo shirt with school logo, pullover hooded sweatshirt with logo, zip-up hooded sweatshirt with logo, school jacket with logo, jumper, skirt, skort

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Families are required to pay tuition. There is a multiple child discount. Financial aid is available. through FACE (Family Aid for Catholic Education) and the BASIC Fund. Some school assistance is also available.
% on Financial Aid
27%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$1,600
Acceptance Rate
98%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Antoinette Cosentino
Admissions Associate
Jocelyn Pierre-Antoine

Sports

Total Sports Offered
4 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Ecology Club, Leadership

Arts and Music Programs:
MUSE Band

Recreational Athletic Programs:
CYO Sports

School Notes

  • Mission Statement St. Bede Catholic School, a ministry of St. Bede Catholic Parish, is a multi-culural K-8 school. We are committed to handing on the Catholic faith in its entirety, particularly the values of worship, social justice, and service to the community. Within a safe, nurturing environment, we educate each child to become a disciple of Jesus Christ, by challenging and encouraging the student to develop to his or her fullest potential: spiritually, academically socially, and physically. Philosophy We believe that parents are the primary educators of their children. The school, academic and extra-curricular programs, the faculty and staff facilitate learning that is formative in the development of the whole child: spirit, mind, and body. The environment at St. Bede Catholic School enhances the individual's self-worth, promotes an appreciation of the diversity of all people, and encourages moral responses to the events of daily life. Opportunities for worship and service enable studetns to develop a world view, response to the urgent call for peace and justice, and grow into responsible Christian leaders of their family, school, church, and global communities.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does St. Bede School cost?
St. Bede School's tuition is approximately $6,053 for private students.
What is the acceptance rate of St. Bede School?
The acceptance rate of St. Bede School is 98%, which is higher than the national average of 84%.
What sports does St. Bede School offer?
St. Bede School offers 4 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Cross Country, Softball and Volleyball.
When is the application deadline for St. Bede School?
The application deadline for St. Bede School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
In what neighborhood is St. Bede School located?
St. Bede School is located in the Harder Tennyson neighborhood of Hayward, CA. There are 2 other private schools located in Harder Tennyson.

School Calendar

View the St. Bede School yearly calendar below. Note key dates such as:

Event
Date
First Day of School - Minimum Day (Events)
August 21, 2024 (Wednesday)
Thanksgiving Break begins (Events)
November 27, 2024 (Wednesday)
Last Day of School - Minimum Day (Events)
June 13, 2025 (Friday)

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
My daughter has been attending St. Bede since 2010 and my other child also started kindergarten this year. I am very satisfied and impressed with their curriculum and teachers'' skills. Every staff is approachable and considerate of each family/child's needs. This school offers one to one laptop program from grades 5-8. Extracurricular activities are available including basketball, volleyball, cross country, taekwondo and muse band. The core of the Catholic faith is established from Kindergarten and developed consistently until 8th grade.
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5  
As a parent, St. Bede provides a strong Catholic foundation and curriculum for my child. Additionally, the dedicated teachers and staff give my child that sense he has a "second home". Their continuous efforts to integrate technology especially with their one-to-one laptop program is a plus! I would encourage any parent looking for a well-rounded Catholic school with a strong curriculum, Catholic identity, and affordability to visit the school and see for themselves all they have to offer!
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 217 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,053
  • Acceptance rate: 98%
  • Average class size: 25 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Alameda County, CA is $19,942 for elementary schools and $22,387 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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