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The St. Bernard`s Academy community welcomes people of all nationalities, interests and ages to be educated, enriched and stimulated by the School`s resources and facilities.
Founded on the north coast of California in 1912, St. Bernard`s Academy provides a safe, Christ-centered, Catholic environment to a diverse population of preschool and 6th through 12th-grade students - in which they may develop their minds with an excellent college preparatory education; their leadership through various activities and sports, and their moral Christian characters, which include compassion, confidence and integrity.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 300 students
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

St. Bernard's Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
Year Founded
1912

Student Body

Total Students
300 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
27%
State avg.: 49%
Students by Grade
St. Bernard's Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
99%
Average Class Size
12 students
Number of AP Courses
15 courses
Advanced Courses
AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Econ, AP Environmental Science, AP European History, AP Language, AP Latin IV, AP Liturature, AP Physics 1, AP Spanish, AP Stats, AP Studio Art, AP US History
Average SAT score
1260
Average ACT score
30
Classroom Dress Code
Formal

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Admissions Director
Shirley Sobol

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Black Student Union, Book Club, Math and Science Club, National Honor Society

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Club, Music Club

School Notes

  • The St. Bernard`s Academy community welcomes people of all nationalities, interests and ages to be educated, enriched and stimulated by the School`s resources and facilities. Founded on the north coast of California in 1912, St. Bernard`s Academy provides a safe, Christ-centered, Catholic environment to a diverse population of 6th through 12th-grade students - in which they may develop their minds with an excellent college preparatory education; their leadership through various activities and sports, and their moral Christian characters, which include compassion, confidence and integrity.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What sports does St. Bernard's Academy offer?

St. Bernard's Academy offers 12 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball and Wrestling. St. Bernard's Academy is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in California for most sports offered.

What is St. Bernard's Academy's ranking?

St. Bernard's Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for: Highest average ACT score, Highest percentage of faculty with advanced degrees, Largest student body, Most sports offered and Oldest founding date.

When is the application deadline for St. Bernard's Academy?

The application deadline for St. Bernard's Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 300 students
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in California is $15,274 for elementary schools and $20,955 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in California is 84% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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