At a Glance

SJND At a Glance

FOUNDED: 1881

LOCATION: Alameda, Calif., known as the "The Island City". Located less than 20 miles from San Francisco and just minutes from Downtown Oakland.

2018–2019 ENROLLMENT   
• Students: 455
• Ethnicity: African-American 11%, Asian 10%, Euro-American 23%, Filipino 9.5%, Latino 19%, Native American .5%, Multiracial/Other 27% 

DIVERSITY: SJND was ranked the #2 most diverse private high school in the San Francisco Bay Area and the #6 most diverse private high school in the nation in 2018.

FACULTY

  • Student to faculty ratio: 14:1
  • Average class size: 20
     

FINANCES AND FINANCIAL AID

  • Tuition (2018-19): $18,140 (more info)
  • Students receiving financial aid and scholarships: More than 50%


PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

  • Four year, project-based Biomedical Sciences Program featuring STEM curricula and applied research
  • New offerings including French 2 (and Honors French 2), Ethnic Studies, Music Appreciation, Conceptual Physics and Creative Writing
  • Languages: Mandarin, Spanish, French
  • A Bay Area Marine Ecology course which extends learning to the beaches of Alameda, located in our own backyard
  • Academic Immersion Trips: Thailand, Greece and Italy, the Galapagos Islands and Ecuador
  • Award-winning music, theater, literary, and visual arts programs
  • AP and Honors courses: 39
  • Sports: 29 teams, 10+ teams go to league playoffs annually, 14 state championship titles including six in Men’s Basketball


COLLEGE SUCCESS

  • 99% of the Class of 2018 will attend a distinguished public or private college/university.
  • Class of 2018 was offered a total of $6.9 million in college scholarships
  • See full college success info
     

SCHOOL ACCREDITATION, AFFILIATION

  • Accreditation: Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), Western Catholic Education Association (WCEA)
  • Affiliations: National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA), Catholic School of the Diocese of Oakland, approved by the State of California Department of Education