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Junipero Serra High School
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  • Private, Catholic, All-Boys
  • SAN MATEO, CA

Report Card

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

About

451 WEST 20TH AVENUE
SAN MATEO, CA 94403

Applying

Application Deadline
January 7
Application Fee
$75
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
HSPT

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$23,875
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
33%
Average Financial Aid
$8,300
From Junipero Serra High School

At Serra, you are immersed in an inclusive, supportive community that will challenge you to reach your full potential and grow in heart, mind, body, and spirit. Our rigorous academic program is designed to engage and support the unique ways in which you learn. As a Padre, you are mentored by committed, caring educators who are genuinely invested in their students.

The significant achievements of our graduates are proof that our empowering culture prepares Serra Padres for life after high school. They become compassionate leaders who care about their communities and are passionate about making a difference in the world. The lifelong friendships are examples of the strength of the brotherhood and are alive in our inclusive community.

The members of this year’s graduating Class of 2019 received $29.5 million in college scholarships, and dedicated 30,813 hours serving their local communities, impacting many lives in meaningful ways.

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1280
260 responses
Average ACT
28
79 responses

Culture & Safety

Poll
86%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 56 responses
Poll
77%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 56 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 189 responses
  • Athletic Events
    19%
  • Prom
    17%
  • Homecoming Football Games
    15%
  • Kairos
    12%
  • Serra has an extraordinary performing arts program
    11%
  • Jungle Game
    11%
  • Rallies
    7%

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Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
807
91%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 57 responses
47%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 57 responses
93%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 57 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
11:1
National
17:1
Poll
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 68 responses
Poll
84%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 68 responses
Poll
78%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 68 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
No data available  
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
83%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 71 responses
58%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 71 responses
66%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 71 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
$124,842
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$2,475
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$1,098,400
National
$217,500

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