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 Traditional
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 Religious
Science
Service learning
Technology
Writing
Instructional / curriculum models used Core Knowledge
Continuation
Direct instruction
Individually guided instruction
Project-based
Standards-based
Teacher-run

Classes

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

Support

11
Facilities
including: Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Facilities Art room
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Gym
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Playground
Chapel / spiritual reflection center
Science lab
Sports Fields
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Counseling
Remediation
Tutoring
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Hearing impairments
Specific learning disabilities
Other health impairment
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

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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

3
Girls Sports
including: PE classes
3
Boys Sports
including: PE classes
4
Clubs
including: Student newspaper
Girls sports Basketball
Cross country
PE classes
Boys sports Basketball
Cross country
PE classes
Clubs Chess 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
Approach to addressing and preventing bullying The St. Isidore Parent Teacher Group (PTG) is dedicated, through its volunteer efforts, to develop and sponsor fundraisers and activities 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 activities and social opportunities and raise funds to support St. Isidore’s strategic objectives.

Awards

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

Teachers

12
Staff
including: Priest, pastor, or other religious personnel
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 differentiate instruction. This is exhibited in our student to teacher ratios: - 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

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 09/30/2015
Application deadline 04/30/2016
Application fee waivers available? No
Tuition range (low) $7000.00
Tuition range (high) $8000.00
For the year 2015-2016
Financial aid offered School-based aid
Outside scholarships
Vouchers accepted No

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012