St. Perpetua School

  • St. Perpetua School is a Catholic educational community within St. Perpetua Parish.
  • Students are taught to view life according to the teachings of Jesus Christ while they are encouraged to develop a sense of social justice and a desire to serve others.
  • The Saint Perpetua Parish School community nurtures each student in a safe environment rich in Catholic values and academic excellence.
  • We are committed to a dynamic and constantly improving environment of academic excellence, spiritual awareness, emotional support and physical well-being.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1963

Student Body

Total Students272 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
7%
State avg.: 44%
Students by GradeSt. Perpetua School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio18:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
65%
Average Class Size30 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(navy pants/shorts, plaid skirts/navy sweatshirts)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$8,100
% on Financial Aid
15%
Average Financial Aid Grant$1,000
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorKaren Goodshaw
Admissions AssociateSuzanne Kozel

School Notes

  • St. Perpetua School is a Catholic educational community within St. Perpetua Parish. Students are taught to view life according to the teachings of Jesus Christ while they are encouraged to develop a sense of social justice and a desire to serve others. The Saint Perpetua Parish School community nurtures each student in a safe environment rich in Catholic values and academic excellence. We are committed to a dynamic and constantly improving environment of academic excellence, spiritual awareness, emotional support and physical well-being.
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Walnut Creek
    Grades: PK-8 | 301 students
    2.6 miles
    1158 Bont Ln
    Walnut Creek, CA 94596
    (925)935-5054
    2.6 PK-8
    301
  • Belvedere Tiburon
    Saint Hilary School
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    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: NS-8 | 274 students
    19.8 miles
    765 Hilary Drive
    Belvedere Tiburon, CA 94920
    (415)435-2224
    19.8 NS-8
    274
  • Berkeley
    School Of The Madeleine
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: K-8 | 313 students
    8.7 miles
    1225 Milvia Street
    Berkeley, CA 94709
    (510)526-4744
    8.7 K-8
    313
  • Concord
    Carondelet High School
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 800 students
    5.6 miles
    1133 Winton Dr
    Concord, CA 94518
    (925)686-5353
    5.6 9-12
    800
  • Concord
    Grades: K-8 | 300 students
    6.2 miles
    866 Oak Grove Rd
    Concord, CA 94518
    (925)682-5414
    6.2 K-8
    300

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (6 reviews)
5  
This is a very nice school for K-8 for any kid to go to. The unique aspect of this school is positive, friendly environment they uphold. Its a very real aspect of this school being connected to the church.... its a lovely place to go to school. Its small, so everyone gets to know everyone is a very positive environment.
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Saint Perpetua is an outstanding school. The teachers love what they do and are there for the children and do whatever they can to help each succeed. The school also provides a place where my children's spirit can be stimulated as well as their minds. The facilities have all been updated and provide a beautiful place to learn. My children benefit from regular music, art, PE and spanish classes. Also offered though the after school program are enrichment classes like Mandarin, Mad Science, and soccer. As a graduate of this school, it is my pleasure to give the gift of an education at this school to my own kids.
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If you want a school that knows your child, knows your family and cares about the big picture of education, ethics, good citizenship and building great leaders of tomorrow, then St. Perpetua is the school for you. Great academics, caring teachers, involved parent community and administrators who understand the needs of all involved -- an excellent blend that will serve your child and your family well. In an area where we are surrounded by public schools that offer excellent academic programs, you'll experience how St. Perpetua School offers a solid foundation well beyond your academic needs.
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I highly recommend St. Perpetua School. We chose the school for its commitment to academics and class size. What you quickly realize once you are there is the community is what makes the school.
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St. Perpetua Elementary School is a gem! As a parent of three graduates, our children were blessed with the education and community that surrounded them. As an educator I am always impressed by the lengths to which the faculty works to meet the needs of individual students. Creating a triad consisting of student, parent and teacher is the framework in which they set the goals and objectives for student success. My children are now all in college and I continue to be grateful for the foundation they received at St. Perpetua School.
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Outstanding school. It has an amazing community, incredible parent involvement and the teachers truly invest themselves into the children. We love it but more importantly, our children love it. It is a true pleasure to be involved with St. Perpetua School.
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