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Junipero Serra High School

Map451 W. 20th Ave.
San Mateo, CA 94403
  • College Preparatory
  • Faith-Based School
  • Independent School


Junipero Serra High School is a Catholic college preparatory for boys. Serra's legacy spans 75 years of excellence. A rich and rigorous academic curriculum, a wide range of extracurricular activities and an environment of support, compassion and mutual respect are hallmarks of Serra's commitment to engaging and developing young men for a dynamic future.

The Serra brotherhood transcends time, career choices and generations. Students put their faith into action by making a difference in their local communities nationally and around the world. Serra's teachers are dedicated not just to educating their students in the classroom, but also to find ways to ignite student passions for the future.

Additional Information:

Number of Students Enrolled: 835
Average Class Size: 23
Year Established: 1944
Grades served from: 9th grade
Through Grade: 12th grade
County: San Mateo
Annual Tuition Range: $22,000
Teacher Ratio: 14:1
Admission Deadline: Monday, January 6, 2020
Require Uniform: no
Accreditations: Western Association of Schools and Colleges
Western Catholic Educational Association
Courses & Services Offered: A-G Courses
Advanced Placement
Athletic & Sports Program
Community Service
Computer Technology
Field Trips
Financial Aid
Honors Classes
Hot Lunch
Music Instruction/Band
Performing Arts
Special Education/Learning Differences
Standardized Testing Administered
Summer School
Transportation Service

Quick Facts:

About JSHS

30 honors and AP courses plus extensive academic electives.

32% of students receive financial aid assistance.

Exceptional college placements at elite public and private universities.

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