Bellarmine College Prep School in San Jose, CA - Niche

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    Private, Religious, All-Boys
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Bellarmine College Prep School is a private, Catholic, all-boys school in San Jose, California. It has 1,613 students in grades 9-12. There have been 151 reviews written and they have been very positive.

960 W Hedding St
San Jose, CA 95126
(408) 294-9224

Ratings and Reviews
4.5 from 151 reviews
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    • Niche User
    • 5
    Health & Safety: Its like everything else, the best. We have two nurses and two athletic trainers on staff ready to go for all illnesses. Its a perfect system.
    • Niche User
    • 5
    Extracurriculars: We have the best in all spheres of athletics, academics, social, and spiritual. If we don't have it, we can easily start it within a week or so.
    • Niche User
    • 5
    Overall Experience: If you like working hard, learning a lot, and having a ton of fun while you're doing it, this is the school for you. We aren't clique-y or segmented, we are bells.
    • Niche User
    • 5
    Teachers: We have some of the best. Many are BCP grads themselves. Very honored and happy to have had them.
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Health & Safety: Always safe with around four officers on campus at all times

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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
4.33 The Harker School 3 mi. 2,029
4.00 Archbishop Mitty High School 4 mi. 1,735
4.00 The King's Academy 6 mi. 915
4.00 Valley Christian High School 7 mi. 1,319
4.33 St. Francis High School 9 mi. 1,728

Around Bellarmine College Prep School

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity


Male 100%
Female 0%

Student Diversity

Bellarmine College Prep School United States Archbishop Mitty High School St. Francis High School The Harker School The King's Academy Valley Christian High School
White 54.0% 51.0% 41.0% 54.0% 24.0% 49.0% 38.0%
Asian 25.0% 4.8% 27.0% 25.0% 69.0% 30.0% 17.0%
Hispanic 13.0% 25.0% 13.0% 8.0% 1.0% 4.0% 10.0%
African American 2.0% 15.0% 3.0% 1.0% 0% 2.0% 5.0%
Multiracial 2.0% 2.8% 14.0% 8.0% 3.0% 13.0% 27.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0.7% 0% 0% 0% 0%


Grade 9 25.4%
Grade 10 25.5%
Grade 11 25.3%
Grade 12 23.9%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 21 responses

  • 90% Yes
  • 10% Not sure.
  • 0% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 21 responses

  • 24% Great Extra Curriculars
  • 22% Engaging Teachers
  • 22% Brotherhood
  • 16% Extensive Help
  • 16% Service-minded

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 15 responses

  • 33% Absolutely nothing
  • 28% No girls
  • 22% Its difficult
  • 11% Too much homework from all teachers
  • 6% Some math teachers are awful

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 20 responses

  • 60% Excellence in essentially everything
  • 40% Jesuit All Guys School

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 22 responses

  • 55% Men for Others
  • 18% Passionate Teachers
  • 18% A tradition of dedication
  • 9% Go Bells!

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 15 responses

  • 60% Understand that you will need to work hard.
  • 20% Dont be afraid to ask for help
  • 20% Get involved

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 14 responses

  • 57% I love everything about this school.
  • 43% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 0% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.