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"There are opportunities all around us, in our daily lives, to serve and to be the light. I think it starts with just showing up, with taking the time to be there for your family, your friends, or the stranger in need," said 2019 Alumna of the Year, Mary Fichtenkort McFarland '77.

Read more about The soul of human possibility lives in each and every one of us. A look at the St. Joseph's Day Prayer Service

"I loved seeing the interaction between the Melodores and our students. It was inspiring seeing them work in conjunction with each other and see the creative juices flowing. I couldn't stop smiling after hearing them perform their song after the break-out sessions," said Melissa Jose, Carondelet's Parent Association Board President and Vice President, Board of Directors for the Diablo Regional Arts Association (DRAA).

Read more about Carondelet Jams with the Melodores

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In the News




Carondelet names new aquatics center for Olympian Natalie Coughlin (10/4/17)

Natalie Coughlin Aquatics Center Coming Early 2018 (10/4/17)

Carondelet naming its new aquatic center after alum Natalie Coughlin (10/4/17)

Carondelet introduces Lenten Project on human trafficking in the Bay Area (3/24/17)

Carondelet breaks ground on new athletics complex (3/20/17)

Good Neighbors: Carondelet’s ‘Rising’ empowerment of girls (2/10/17)


Carondelet breaks ground on complex to house 7 high school sports teams (2/10/17)



Former Walnut Creek sports club to become Carondelet athletic complex (12/6/16)



Fast Facts

  • 50 Years of Carondelet History - Valiant Women
  • Approximately 800 female students
  • Grades 9-12
  • Founded in 1965 by Sisters of St. Joseph
  • 99.5% of the Class of 2017 attended college
  • In 2014-2015, the student body completed over 53,000 community service hours
  • 25% of students receive tuition assistance
  • Over 60% of students participate in athletics
  • Accreditation & Memberships
    • Western Association of Schools & Colleges
    • Western Catholic Education Association
    • National Catholic Education Association
    • National Association for College Admission Counseling
    • National Association of Independent Schools