USA California, USA
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Saint Joseph Notre Dame High School

Established: 1881

School Facts

  • Number of Students
  • Student Population
    CoEd - School for both genders
  • Accommodation
    Homestay Accommodation
  • Religious Affiliation
  • Program Length Available
    Multiple Year, Fall Year

School Description

Founded in 1881, Saint Joseph Notre Dame High School has a diverse community which offers students the opportunity to learn from an extensive variety of perspectives, both in and out of the classroom.

The school is located in historic Alameda, just minutes from the shoreline of San Francisco Bay. It features a music center, a library, a gymnasium, a science center, and unique Smart Classrooms with cutting-edge technology.

St. Joseph Notre Dame's powerful basketball team has won six state championships, the most in Northern California. State regulations in California can cause some restrictions for international students playing Varsity-level sports at their school. Please contact us for details.
There are a range of arts opportunities, both fine and performing, available at St. Joseph Notre Dame. The school’s theater program is traditionally strong, and the 2014 production of In the Heights was one of the year's top productions in California.

St. Joseph Notre Dame's powerhouse basketball program has been successful over the years, and students have won many academic awards.

Alameda, California is an island located in the San Francisco Bay. It is bordered by the City of Oakland to the north, and is across the bay from San Francisco, which can be reached by car, ferry, or BART train.


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Famous Alumni

Mark Curry ’79, actor and comedian
Jason Kidd ’92, NBA player and coach
Patricia O'Hara '67, former dean and current professor at University of Notre Dame law school
Don Perata '63, former California state legislator, state Senate leader and mayoral candidate in Oakland

  • 9, 10, 11, 12 Grades at School
  • 15 acres Campus Size
Diploma Year Offered?
Student Population
CoEd - School for both genders
Teacher/Student Ratio
SAT Average
ACT Average
English as Second Language (ESL) Support Available
French Immersion
Speciality Programs
Biomedical Sciences Program
Baseball, Basketball, Crew, Cross Country Running, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball
Art, Digital Art and Design, Drawing, Musical Theater, Painting, Photography, Portfolio, Studio Art, Visual Arts
Band, Band - Concert, Percussion Ensemble, Symphonic Band
Advanced Courses (AP, A-Levels)
American Government, Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Computer Science, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, Environmental Science, Physics, Psychology, Spanish Language and Culture, Statistics, US History, World History
Chinese, French, Spanish
Clubs and Extracurricular
Acts of Random Kindness Club, Chess Club, Culinary Club, Environmental, Filipino Club, Habitat for Humanity, Interact Club, Latino Student Union, Model United Nations (Model UN), Pep Band, Play Production, Red Cross, Speech and Debate, Table Tennis Club
Accepting Students in Grades
9, 10, 11
Ages Accepted
ELTiS Minimum
TOEFL Minimum
TOEFL Junior Required
Other - Eligibility Requirements?
Minimum Duolingo: 90; No 12th Grad Transfers. Students must attend school for 2+ years for diploma. Students need to bring their own laptops, here are the minimum specifications:

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