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
Summer Program Cost$260
Summer Program Cost NotesIncluding field trips

Student Body

Total Studentsn/a
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
41%
State avg.: 45%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
Average Class Size34 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(School Uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$11,000
Tuition NotesTuition all inclusive (e.g. school supplies, field trips, class fees, etc.)

Sports

Total Sports Offered3 sports
SportsBasketball, Flag Football, VolleyballBasketballFlag Football,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Lego Robotics, Math Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Program, Band Program, Choir

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Basketball Club

School Notes

  • 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 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 | 93 students
    0.8 miles
    220 Blake Ave # B
    Santa Clara, CA 95051
    (408) 247-4740
    0.8 K-12
    93
  • 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 | 163 students
    4.2 miles
    400 W Campbell Ave
    Campbell, CA 95008
    (408) 378-5935
    4.2 PK-8
    163

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