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.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Yearly Tuition: $11,000
  • Average class size: 34 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
School History

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded
1856
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Cost
$260
Summer Program Cost Notes
Including field trips

Student Body

Total Students
n/a
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
41%
State avg.: 48%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
Average Class Size
34 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(School Uniform)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition all inclusive (e.g. school supplies, field trips, class fees, etc.)

Sports

Total Sports Offered
3 sports

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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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Yearly Tuition: $11,000
  • Average class size: 34 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average acceptance rate in Santa Clara County, CA is 83% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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