Details overview

Hours 07:50 AM - 02:50 PM
School leader Mrs. Maria Ward
Transportation options None

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Schedule Block scheduling
Homeroom/advisory
Traditional
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Type of school College preparatory
Faith-based
Coed/Single-gender Coed

Academic focus and philosophy

Educational philosophy and approach to learning We inspire students through challenging academic, extracurricular, and spiritual programs that enable them to achieve their intellectual potential and personal best. We nurture the development of our students’ faith, strength of character and sense of social responsibility to make a lasting contribution to society and become exceptional leaders. We encourage individual and critical thinking, which motivate children to embrace challenge and to find joy and self-worth through achievement.
Academic themes / Areas of focus Mathematics
Religious
Science
Service learning
Technology
Writing

Classes

4
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
3
Music
including: Band
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts Dance
Drama
Media arts None
Visual arts Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
World languages taught Spanish
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Spanish

Support

14
Facilities
including: Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Facilities Art room
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Gym
Kitchen
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Performance stage
Playground
Chapel / spiritual reflection center
Science lab
Sports Fields
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Remediation
Tutoring
Special education program details In every classroom, a variety of learning styles are recognized and differentiated instruction is used to reach all students. The school’s extensive resource staff supports teachers to help the growing number of students with special academic needs.
Special education programs Inclusive classroom
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Hearing impairments
Specific learning disabilities
Other health impairment

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 89% 26%
Hispanic 5% 52%
Two or more races 1% 3%
Black 1% 6%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
Asian or Pacific Islander 1% 11%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

5
Girls Sports
including: PE classes
5
Boys Sports
including: Track
9
Clubs
including: Boy Scouts
Girls sports Basketball
Cross country
PE classes
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Cross country
PE classes
Track
Volleyball
Clubs Boy Scouts
Chess club
Cooking club
Drama club
Girl Scouts
Homework help / Study buddy club
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 07:00 AM
After school end time 06:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Monitor the playground
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically come from these schools Diablo Hills Country School
  Acorn Learning Center
  Danville Montessori School
Students typically continue on to these schools De La Salle High School Of Concord
  Carondelet High School
  San Ramon Valley High School
Parent involvement details The St. Isidore Parent Teacher Group (PTG) is dedicated, through its volunteer efforts, to develop and sponsor community building activities and fundraisers for the St. Isidore community. PTG seeks to: Promote volunteerism within the parent community, enhance communication and community-building between the school and parents through social opportunities and raise funds to support St. Isidore’s strategic objectives.
Approach to addressing and preventing bullying St. Isidore School strives to develop trustworthy citizens who exhibit self­ discipline and self ­respect, respond compassionately to the needs of others, take responsibility for one’s actions and impart social consciousness.

Awards

Academic award WASC
Year received 2015
Academic award WCEA
Year received 2015

Teachers

12
Staff
including: School counselor
Staff Assistant principal
Coach(es)
Educational diagnostician
Librarian / media specialist
Nurse
Reading specialist
Priest, pastor, or other religious personnel
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff Spanish
Staff details Our highly accomplished, dedicated teachers are committed to supporting students toward reaching their full potential. We have all the resources of a large school but are able to teach in small-directed groups with differentiated instruction. This is exhibited in our student to teacher ratios: - Transitional Kindergarten – 9:1 - Kindergarten – 8:1 - Grades 1-5 – 18:1 - Grades 6-8 – 9:1 in key content areas such as math and writing

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Diocese of Oakland

Enrollment

Application/ enrollment process details We require an entrance examination for 1st through 8th grade students and developmental readiness assessments for Transitional Kindergarten, Kindergarten and 1st grade students. The entrance exam and readiness test are only one measure of an applicant's success and we use it in conjunction with other admission information. Assessment Dates/Times are setup by the Admissions Office.
Learn more Http://www.stisidore.org/admissions/how-to-apply
Application requirements Application
Application fee
Entrance exam
Interview
Recommendations
Transcript
Type of application deadline Rolling
Application submission begins 08/01/2016
Application deadline 04/28/2017
Application fee amount $55
Application fee waivers available? No
Tuition range (low) $7000.00
Tuition range (high) $8000.00
For the year 2016-2017
Financial aid offered School-based aid
Outside scholarships
Vouchers accepted No

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012