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Castilleja School
  • Private, All-Girls
  • Palo Alto, CA

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade A+
  4. College Prep
    grade A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A+
  6. Sports
    grade B+

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Castilleja School is a top rated, private, all-girls school located in Palo Alto, CA. It has 430 students in grades 6-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 8 to 1. Tuition is $47,970 for the highest grade offered. After graduation, 100% of students from this school go on to attend a 4-year college.

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Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$47,970
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Received Financial Aid
21%
Average Financial Aid
$31,200

Castilleja School Rankings

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1460
83 responses
Average ACT
33
50 responses

Culture & Safety

Poll
100%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 12 responses
Poll
75%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 12 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 32 responses
  • The Tie Ceremony to start the Year
    31%
  • Father-Daughter dance
    16%
  • Rivalry
    16%
  • Spirit Week
    13%
  • Global Investigator trip for all 11th graders
    9%
  • Ringing
    9%
  • Homecoming
    3%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
430
92%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 13 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 13 responses
85%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 13 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
8:1
National
17:1
Poll
93%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 14 responses
Poll
93%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 14 responses
Poll
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 14 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
High
Boys Athletic Participation
No data available  
100%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 12 responses
92%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 12 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 12 responses

Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade D+
  2. Good for Families
    grade A+
  3. Housing
    grade C+
Median Household Income
$235,291
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$2,841
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$2,000,001
National
$217,500
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