St Clare School

  • St. Clare, founded in 1856 by the sisters of Notre Dame, is committed to teaching the Good News to all students in grades K - 8.
  • We, the community of St. Clare, believe that Catholic education is an expression of the mission entrusted by Jesus Christ to our church.
  • Recognizing parents as primary educators, we focus on the ongoing development of the whole child.
  • Through our Silver Box program, we foster the values of learning, caring, worshipping and growing in a Christ-centered environment where the uniqueness of every child is valued.
  • We offer quality Catholic education by encouraging all students to develop respect for self and others.
  • In addition to a fine academic program, our faculty and staff believe our mission is to recognize that parents are partners in this educational process, while creating a community of faith and love.
  • St. Clare School offers a curriculum that fosters the growth and development of each child spiritually, academically, socially, psychologically, and physically.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded1856
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students298 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
41%
State avg.: 44%
Students by GradeSt Clare School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio23:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size34 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(School Uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$7,000
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • San Jose
    Grades: PK-8 | 354 students
    1.5 miles
    300 O'Connor Drive
    San Jose, CA 95128
    (408)287-3630
    1.5 PK-8
    354
  • Santa Clara
    Grades: PK-8 | 503 students
    2.7 miles
    3345 Lochinvar Ave
    Santa Clara, CA 95051
    (408)615-9416
    2.7 PK-8
    503
  • Santa Clara
    Grades: K-12 | 96 students
    0.8 miles
    220 Blake Ave # B
    Santa Clara, CA 95051
    (408)247-4740
    0.8 K-12
    96
  • Campbell
    Grades: PK-8 | 163 students
    3.9 miles
    90 E Latimer Avenue
    Campbell, CA 95008
    (408)370-3073
    3.9 PK-8
    163
  • Campbell
    Grades: PK-8 | 136 students
    4.2 miles
    400 W Campbell Ave
    Campbell, CA 95008
    (408)378-5935
    4.2 PK-8
    136

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