Looks can be deceiving ... The exterior is not as appealing as the intriguing wonders within. The Principal, Teachers and Staff are treasurers in themselves. They are very accommodating and willing to assist in any way they can. The focus of St. Bede's is the education of their students. This year they were fortunate to participate in a 1-1 MacBook Air Laptop program for grades 5-7. Their tech lab is amazing as well, with approximately 30 Mac Desktops. The teachers invest time and are open to creative ways to assist students with their various ways of learning. They have different methods to assisting student that learn in various way to ensure the comprehension, completion and submission of assignments. St. Bede is a great choice for the enrichment of my children spiritually, socially and educationally.
As a parent, St. Bede provides a strong Catholic foundation and curriculum for my child. Additionally, the dedicated teachers and staff give my child that sense he has a "second home". Their continuous efforts to integrate technology especially with their one-to-one laptop program is a plus! I would encourage any parent looking for a well-rounded Catholic school with a strong curriculum, Catholic identity, and affordability to visit the school and see for themselves all they have to offer!
Don't be fooled by appearances, St. Bede is truly a diamond in the rough. St. Bede Catholic School offers a unique school experience blended with dedicated, hard working teachers and staff who go above and beyond to educate and instill community values in their students. St. Bede students are strong academically with high test scores and go on to become top students at other schools in the area like Moreau. St. Bede's diverse population and safe school campus are also attributes worth mentioning.
I love going to St. Bede school because the teachers are fun and help me to be a good student. I also like the new clubs they have like the Ecology and Game Club. Oh, and I am so happy they have a cross country program.
Since our move out of the area, our family has really missed St. Bede School. The principal and pastor have great vision for the school and genuinely care about all students, families, and teachers. The faculty and administration work tirelessly to raise their standards year after year. The school is imbued with a sense of community and Catholic identity. At our new school, we are paying almost double the tuition and expected more. Little did we know that St. Bede is one of a kind! We miss our home, St. Bede School!
I am a student, still in St.Bede right now. It's a great school and the teachers are all good. Especially Ms.Garcia, who is now Mrs.Durana. I made a lot of friends here at St.Bede. We all learn a lot. And I am a Principal's Honor Roll student. See? St. Bede teachers taught me to be in that high a category.
i think this is a great school because i go to this school and the teachers are awesome.
St. Bede is a great school. I am a parent of 3 St. Bede students, the eldest just graduated last year. He is now a freshman at Moreau. After seeing his grades in Powerschool, I can attest he is a straight A student. Last year graduates from Moreau, the Summa cum Laude was from St. Bede (Venzon). My nephew also graduated and he was a cum laude. Oh yes, he also graduated from St. Bede. I am sure there were some honor students from St. Joachim, but not as many compared to St. Bede. After all is said and done, the final responsibilty still lies on the student. No school can honestly attest that it only produces A students. Not even Challenger school. Stop blaming the school who spoonfed you with great foundation and nurturing environment and take responsibility in your on hand. And most especially, do something about it.
As a parent reading the reviews I would have to agree with the majority. St. Bede is a wonderful school filled with kind and dedicated staff members. I will say that back in 2008, there was a different staff and since then, the school has added additional EXCELLENT teachers. My children love their teachers and exceed my expectations because of them. When I look at the student review, I am glad that the student got into Moreau as I hear the entrance exam is not easy. So Congrats!
I'm a graduate of St. Bedes. I now go to Moreau Catholic High School. I highly disagree with the previous reviews. This school hasn't really prepared me for my high school years. The teachers aren't great except for Mr. Wolf. If I were to reccomend another catholic school in Hayward it would St. Joachims on Hesperian. It's a great school. Plus, St. Bede's campus is really old and not attractive looking.
St. Bede is a fascinating school. There is such dedication by teachers in helping students learn. Parents are involved and that makes all the difference. Music programs, sports, an ecology club, choir, and academic competitions make up a majority of the co-curricular activities. Kids enjoy learning at St. Bede School.
St. Bede's is a great school with a family environment. They have teachers who love the kids and are well prepared for class. There are special music, art, and science teachers, plus PE twice a week. CYO has big sports programs for both boys and girls - basketball, volleyball, and softball. Most grads go on to Catholic high school.
St bede focuses both on academic and religious excellence of students
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