At a Glance | Saint Joseph Notre Dame High School

At a Glance

SJND At a Glance


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

2019–2020 ENROLLMENT   

  • Students: 470
  • Ethnicity: African-American 12.5%, Asian 23%, Euro-American/White 24%, Latino 21%, Native American .5%, Multiracial/Other 18%, Pacific Islander 1%
  • The SJND student body comes from more than 40 public, charter, independent and Catholic schools throughout the Bay Area

DIVERSITY: SJND was ranked the #1 most diverse private high school in the San Francisco Bay Area and the #3 most diverse private high school in the nation by in 2019


  • Student to faculty ratio: 14:1
  • Average class size: 21


  • Tuition (2019-2020): $18,860 (more info)
  • Students receiving financial aid and scholarships: 60%


  • Four year, project-based Biomedical Sciences Program featuring STEM curricula and applied research
  • New offerings including AP Seminar, a multidisciplinary course to prepare you for college cirriculum
  • Research, Design and Build: An Engineering Pathway with an emphasis in computer science, culminating in project-based engineering course
  • Languages: Mandarin, Spanish, French
  • Academic Immersion Trips: Thailand, Greece and Italy, the Galapagos Islands, and more
  • Award-winning music, theater, literary, and visual arts programs
  • AP and Honors courses: 40
  • Sports: 29 teams, 10+ teams go to league playoffs annually, 14 state championship titles including six in Men’s Basketball


  • 100% of the Class of 2019 will attend college in the fall
  • Class of 2019 was offered a total of $6.3 million in college scholarships
  • 30% of our graduates are first generation college students
  • See full college success info


  • 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