St. Ignatius College Preparatory

St. Ignatius strives to develop young women and men of competence, conscience, and compassion through an integrated program of academic, spiritual, and extra-curricular activities.
St. Ignatius seeks to develop students who strive toward the Jesuit ideal of the magis: a thirst for the more, for the greater good, for the most courageous response to the challenges of our time in the fullest development of students' talents, and for a life-long disposition to serve.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Jesuit Secondary Education Association (JSEA)
National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Year Founded1855
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students1,485 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
44%
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade St. Ignatius College Preparatory Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers224 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
86%
Average Class Size25 students
Number of AP Courses14 courses
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Khakis and polo shirts)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNov. 17 / Jan. 31
Yearly Tuition Cost$18,350
% on Financial Aid
25%
Average Financial Aid Grant$8,500
Admissions DirectorJohn Grealish
Admissions AssociateKristy Jacobson
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  • San Francisco
    Grades: 9-12 | 1322 students
    4.6 miles
    1055 Ellis St
    San Francisco, CA 94109
    (415) 775-6626
    4.6 9-12
    1322
  • San Francisco
    Grades: 9-12 | 490 students
    3.1 miles
    755 Ocean Ave
    San Francisco, CA 94112
    (415) 333-4021
    3.1 9-12
    490
  • San Francisco
    Grades: 9-12 | 410 students
    4 miles
    3065 Jackson St
    San Francisco, CA 94115
    (415) 447-3100
    4 9-12
    410
  • San Francisco
    Grades: 9-12 | 420 students
    3.1 miles
    1563 Page St
    San Francisco, CA 94117
    (415) 626-2919
    3.1 9-12
    420
  • San Francisco
    Archbishop Riordan High School
    Archbishop Riordan High School Photo - A view of Riordan's recently-renovated gym. Riordan's basketball team nabbed its 15th CCS basketball title in the recent 2017-18 season.
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 820 students
    2.8 miles
    175 Phelan Ave
    San Francisco, CA 94112
    (415) 586-8200
    2.8 9-12
    820

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