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Established in 1944, Bellarmine-Jefferson High School is a Catholic, Archdiocesan, co-educational, four-year secondary school. Our mission is preparing young women and men for a life of faith, learning, integrity, and responsible citizenshipfully.
Bellarmine-Jefferson High School, fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, strives to meet the individual student`s needs while developing a spirit of community and social consciousness.
Because our students are college bound, our curriculum corresponds to the requirements for admission to most universities.
Bellarmine-Jefferson offers a wide range of sports programs designed to develop skill and discipline through instruction and training. Bell-Jeff participates in the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF).

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 275 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $9,350
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 27 / Jul. 1

Top Rankings

St. John Paul II STEM Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for:

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Attribute
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Year Founded
1944
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
275 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
66%
State avg.: 48%
Students by Grade
St. John Paul II STEM Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Number of AP Courses
7 courses
Advanced Courses
AP Calculus AB, AP Chemistry, AP English Literature and Compostion, AP European History, AP Microeconomics, AP Spanish Language, AP U.S. History
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 27 / Jul. 1
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
We also have a $300 annual digital book fee
Admissions Director
Dr. Marshall Goldman
Admissions Associate
Mrs. Alison Dirstine

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Campus Ministry, CSF -California Scholastic Federation, Key Club, NHS - National Honor Society

Arts and Music Programs:
Chorus, Media Arts

School Notes

  • Established in 1944, Bellarmine-Jefferson High School is a Catholic, Archdiocesan, co-educational, four-year secondary school. Our mission is preparing young women and men for a life of faith, learning, integrity, and responsible citizenshipfully. We are accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, strives to meet the individual student`s needs while developing a spirit of community and social consciousness. Because our students are college bound, our curriculum corresponds to the requirements for admission to most universities. Bellarmine-Jefferson offers a wide range of sports programs designed to develop skill and discipline through instruction and training. Bell-Jeff participates in the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF).

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 275 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $9,350
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 27 / Jul. 1

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