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.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other school association(s)
National Catholic Education Association
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedLearning Differences are supported
Year Founded1964

Student Body

Total Students234 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
90%
State avg.: 44%
Students by GradeSt Bede School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio21:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
40%
Average Class Size25 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(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)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$6,053
Tuition NotesFamilies 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 DirectorAntoinette Cosentino
Admissions AssociateJocelyn Pierre-Antoine

Sports

Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Softball, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
SoftballVolleyball,

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.
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Hayward
    St Clement School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: K-8 | 275 students
    1.2 miles
    790 Calhoun St
    Hayward, CA 94544
    (510)538-5885
    1.2 K-8
    275
  • Castro Valley
    Our Lady Of Grace School
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    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: K-8 | 225 students
    4.4 miles
    3427 Somerset Avenue
    Castro Valley, CA 94546
    (510)581-3155
    4.4 K-8
    225
  • Fremont
    Grades: PK-8 | 221 students
    9.2 miles
    40374 Fremont Blvd
    Fremont, CA 94538
    (510)657-1674
    9.2 PK-8
    221
  • Oakland
    Grades: K-5 | 109 students
    16.2 miles
    40 Dulwich Rd
    Oakland, CA 94618
    (510)428-2606
    16.2 K-5
    109
  • Oakland
    Grades: K-12 | 686 students
    17.1 miles
    1 Hiller Dr
    Oakland, CA 94618
    (510)843-2512
    17.1 K-12
    686

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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