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School Profile & Stats

There’s more to a high school than numbers and rankings. However, they are important to our student’s higher education aspirations, so we’re proud of Carondelet’s stats. And even prouder of our students’ achievements.

By the Numbers

Carondelet is one of the most prestigious and highly rated high schools in the East Bay. Printable PDF

Our Community

  • 800 Students (from 53 zip codes)
  • 75% Catholic
  • 25% Other (we welcome students of all spiritual beliefs and backgrounds)
  • 15% First generation college students
  • 7,000+ Alumnae

Ethnic Backgrounds 

  • African American 4%
  • Asian/Pacific Islander 4%
  • Caucasian 55%
  • Filipina 7%
  • Hispanic 15%
  • Middle Eastern .4%
  • Multiracial 10%
  • Other 4.6%

Academics

  • Average class size: 24
  • 15:1 student to faculty ratio
  • 100% attend college
  • 22 AP courses
  • 14 Honors courses
  • 14 Performing Arts courses (including two major productions each year)
  • 16 Visual Arts courses (in Photography, Graphic Publications, Drawing and Painting, Sculpture, 2D and 3D Design, and Costume and Fashion Design)

Athletics

  • 35 Teams
  • 17 Sports (Badminton, Basketball, Beach Volleyball, Cheer, Cross Country, Dance, Golf, Lacrosse, Rugby, Soccer, Softball, Stunt, Swimming & Diving, Tennis, Track & Field, Volleyball, Water Polo)  
  • 600 Student-Athletes per year
  • Athletics Complex: 6 acres

Financial Aid

Approximately 25% of Carondelet students receive financial aid, including $1.2 million in need-based grants and $331,000 in merit awards.

College Matriculation Class of 2019

Four year college 91%
Two year college 9%

SAT & ACT Statistics

SAT Statistics Math Evidence-based Reading & Writing TOTAL
Carondelet (2019) 577 605 1182
National Averages (2018) 531 536 1068

 

ACT Statistics English Math Reading Science Composite
Carondelet (2019) 27 24 27 25 25.6
National Averages (2018) 20.2 20.7 21.3 20.7 20.8

Service

While service is not mandatory for students, most of our students perform community service and acts of social justice in the tradition of our CSJ Sisters. In 2018-19, students performed 7,700 service hours.

  • Students serve with 30+ non-profit organizations in Contra Costa County, Salinas, San Diego, and Appalachia
  • 3 immersion experiences (Washington DC, Salinas, San Diego)
  • 3 all school service projects
  • Freshman and junior classes participate in all class day of service
  • 10 Jefferson Awards recipients
  • 46 President’s Volunteer Service Award recipients

Accreditation & Membership

  • Western Association of Schools & Colleges
  • Western Catholic Education Association
  • National Catholic Education Association
  • National Association for College Admission Counseling
  • National Association of Independent Schools

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