Saint Cecilia School, established in 1930, is a Roman Catholic, co-educational parish elementary school located in the Parkside neighborhood of San Francisco, California.
St. Cecilia School purpose is to develop students who are active Christians, life-long learners, and responsible citizens.
St. Cecilia School is a Catholic elementary school dedicated to the religious, academic, social, psychological, cultural, and physical development of each individual.
St. Cecilia School is committed to providing instruction and opportunities in a Catholic community of faith which will lead the children to pray, to serve and respect others, and to make Christian choices.
Parents, as primary educators, and teachers, as facilitators of learning, work together to provide a quality education that assists students in developing their unique capabilities and prepares them to become responsible citizens.
Students develop intellectually by participating in age-appropriate and meaningful activities.
As life-long learners, students develop the skills of effective communication and problem-solving to help them face the challenges of the future.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 601 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,155
  • Average class size: 34 students
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 14 / Mar. 15 / rolling

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

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Attribute

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Mild Learning Differences
Awards
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2006

Student Body

Total Students
601 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
32%
State avg.: 48%
Students by Grade
St. Cecilia School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
30%
Average Class Size
34 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(Uniforms)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Dec. 14 / Mar. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition is based on participation in the parish and not participating in the parish.

Sports

Total Sports Offered
4 sports

School Notes

  • To enter St. Cecilia School your child must be 5 by September 1.

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 601 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,155
  • Average class size: 34 students
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 14 / Mar. 15 / rolling

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The average private school tuition in San Francisco, CA is $22,495 for elementary schools and $33,000 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in San Francisco, CA is 67% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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