Facts at a Glance

Below are just a few of the fun and interesting facts that make Saint Simon Parish School stand out!

FOUNDED 1961

Over 50 years of providing academic excellence in Silicon Valley

40 SPORTS TEAMS

80% of students in grades 4th to 8th play on one or more Saint Simon teams

99% OF SAINT SIMON STUDENTS

Attend the college prep high school of their choice

2,100 SERVICE HOURS

Completed annually by eighth grade students

TEACHER to KINDER STUDENT RATIO: 1:12

12+ SCHOOL EVENTS

School community building events throughout the year

ROBOTICS

12 Saint Simon teams qualified for VEX Robotics World Championships in the past 6 years
24 Teams to California State Championships
15 Awards Won at California State Championships
Awarded the Excellence Award, the highest achievement

HONORS PLACEMENT

Class of 2019 placed into 52 honors classes in high school

MATH TEACHERS

60% of the math teachers have advanced degrees

STUDENT BODY

52% male to 47% female
75% identify as Catholic:
100% participate in Service Learning

FACULTY AND STAFF

33% of Saint Simon teachers have advanced degrees
Average years at Saint Simon is 8
30% of teachers have 10+ years at Saint Simon

CAMPUS AND FACILITIES

8.5 acre campus
Grass athletic field
Science Lab
Gymnasium
Church on campus
School library
Dedicated music room
Multi-purpose room
Dedicated art room

TECHNOLOGY

100% Wireless network coverage
IT Coordinator on site
500+ iPads and Chromebooks used daily
iPads with Logitech Pens for digital art
AppleTV and Chromecast for integrated lessons
38 MacBook computers for Middle School

SERVING THE COMMUNITY

100% Student participation in service projects
Student volunteers serve on-profit organizations:
Kinship Center, Life Moves Community Center, Animal Assisted Happiness, Veterans Hospital, First Harvest Food Bank, Palo Alto Open Space, Catholic Charities, Grass Roots, Hopes Corner, Help One Child, Tijuana Ministry

CLASS OF 2019

75 total graduates
98% accepted to Catholic high schools
37 attended Saint Simon since Kindergarten

EXTRA CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

16 enrichment clubs and after-school activities
40 after-school sports teams

OFF CAMPUS EDUCATION

4 overnight immersion trips
25 enrichment field trips

HONORS CLASSES

44% of students placed into honors classes in high school