St Matthew Catholic School commit ourselves to creating a peaceful and caring, Christian learning environment in which we recognize, respect, and celebrate the dignity and differences of individuals.
Parent, parish, and school community work together to challenge students intellectually while nurturing them spiritually, physically, psychologically, and socially to prepare them to go forth into a diverse, technological world as active Christians with Catholic vision, persons with strong character, effective communicators, responsible citizens, and lifelong learners who live according to the teachings of Christ.
Parents, as primary educators, working in positive partnership with parish and school, create a faith community that inspires its members to live as Jesus lived.
Teachers nurture each child's unique gifts, facilitate academic growth and faith formation of the whole person, and prepare students to become conscious of and responsive to cultural diversity in society.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 611 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
611 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
33%
State avg.: 49%
Students by Grade
St. Matthew Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
uniform

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

School Notes

  • St Matthew Catholic School commit ourselves to creating a peaceful and caring, Christian learning environment in which we recognize, respect, and celebrate the dignity and differences of individuals. Parent, parish, and school community work together to challenge students intellectually while nurturing them spiritually, physically, psychologically, and socially to prepare them to go forth into a diverse, technological world as active Christians with Catholic vision, persons with strong character, effective communicators, responsible citizens, and lifelong learners who live according to the teachings of Christ. Parents, as primary educators, working in positive partnership with parish and school, create a faith community that inspires its members to live as Jesus lived. Teachers nurture each child's unique gifts, facilitate academic growth and faith formation of the whole person, and prepare students to become conscious of and responsive to cultural diversity in society.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What is St. Matthew Catholic School's ranking?

St. Matthew Catholic School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for: Largest student body.

When is the application deadline for St. Matthew Catholic School?

The application deadline for St. Matthew Catholic School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

School Reviews

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Highest regards for nuns who taught empathy, etiquette, and social skills. Teaching supurb. I, an average student took soph. classes upon entering public high school. The classics and contem. arts were also taught. "St. Matts" prepared me for the future lifetime. I have always been grateful!
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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 611 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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