St Cornelius School

  • St. Cornelius School has provided quality Catholic education to the Richmond community for fifty-six years.
  • It was created in the late 1940's by Catholic families who wanted a school for their children. On August 24, 1948, the school was opened and five Sisters of Notre Dame were commissioned as its first teachers.
  • The school successfully operated under the Notre Dame Sisters until they were reassigned to Southern California in 1985.
  • In that year, a school board was appointed and the first lay faculty was developed.
  • In 1989 a full time pastor was assigned to the parish.
  • Since then the school has been educating students under the guidance of the pastor, principal and lay faculty.

Top Placements

St Cornelius School places among the top 20% of private schools in California for:

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Solomon Schechter Day Schools (SSDS)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students210 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
99%
State avg.: 44%
Students by GradeSt Cornelius School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio19:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$5,885
Tuition NotesTuition includes before and aftercare.

Sports

Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Soccer, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
SoccerVolleyball,

Profile last updated:

Show me:
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Richmond
    St David School
    St David School Photo - Stop by the office and pick up an application.
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 169 students
    1.5 miles
    871 Sonoma Street
    Richmond, CA 94805
    (510)232-2283
    1.5 PK-8
    169
  • Alameda
    Grades: PK-8 | 56 students
    11.7 miles
    1400 6th Street
    Alameda, CA 94501
    (510)521-0595
    11.7 PK-8
    56
  • Belvedere Tiburon
    Saint Hilary School
    Saint Hilary School Photo - Ms. Potter greets sixth grade students in her new math lab.
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: K-8 | 274 students
    7.9 miles
    765 Hilary Drive
    Belvedere Tiburon, CA 94920
    (415)435-2224
    7.9 K-8
    274
  • Berkeley
    Grades: K-8 | 101 students
    6.9 miles
    2722 Benvenue Avenue
    Berkeley, CA 94705
    (510)549-0605
    6.9 K-8
    101
  • Berkeley
    Grades: PK-8 | 320 students
    5.4 miles
    1310 University Ave
    Berkeley, CA 94702
    (510)665-8800
    5.4 PK-8
    320

School Reviews

Endorse St Cornelius School. Endorsements should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Endorse this school:
Recent Articles
Educating a gifted child can be daunting as there is no clear roadmap for your child's education. Some thoughts and suggestions here.
Signs that your school might be failing don't suddenly appear all at once like a flashing neon sign. Instead, they appear gradually over weeks, months, and years. We explore the warning signs and offer some suggestions to mitigate them.
Bullying lurks everywhere. Learn the warning signs and how to protect your child.
Request Information
I am a:      
Email:
Name of parent:
Student First name:
Student Middle name:
Student Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
     
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
        
Applying for financial aid?:
        
Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.:
Address:
City:
Country:
State:
Zip:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Phone:
Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in California is $10,916 for elementary schools and $18,887 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).