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 128 reviews written and they have been very positive.

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

Ratings and Reviews
4.4 from 128 reviews
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    • Niche User
    • 5
    Overall Experience: A Jesuit education is a top education

    Formation and foundation of boys to men

    Men who give back to the community

    It is by far the best all boys school on the Peninsula.
    • High School Junior
    • 4
    Overall Experience: I've had quite an awesome time, but some math teachers have really rubbed me the wrong way. Be cautious of the teachers you get.
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Teachers: Most teachers are absolutely fantastic. But there are few that I don't understand how they are still working there.
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Health & Safety: Surronded by safe and healthy environment. No pressure and harm comes to the school.
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Administration & Policies: Policy has become more strict recently, but often it is relaxed. Do what you are suppose to do, and you won't get in trouble.

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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
4.33 The Harker School 3 mi. 1,705
The King's Academy 6 mi. 915
3.66 Valley Christian High School 7 mi. 1,319
3.66 St. Francis High School 9 mi. 1,728
4.00 Sacred Heart Schools Atherton 17 mi. 1,033

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 Sacred Heart Schools Atherton St. Francis High School The Harker School The King's Academy Valley Christian High School
White 54.0% 51.0% 75.0% 54.0% 24.0% 49.0% 38.0%
Asian 25.0% 4.8% 6.0% 25.0% 69.0% 30.0% 17.0%
Hispanic 13.0% 25.0% 6.0% 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% 6.0% 8.0% 3.0% 13.0% 27.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 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 16 responses

  • 94% Yes
  • 6% Not sure.
  • 0% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 16 responses

  • 25% Great Extra Curriculars
  • 23% Engaging Teachers
  • 23% Brotherhood
  • 16% Service-minded
  • 14% Extensive Help

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 14 responses

  • 29% No girls
  • 29% Absolutely nothing
  • 24% Its difficult
  • 12% Too much homework from all teachers
  • 6% Some math teachers are awful

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 16 responses

  • 56% Excellence in essentially everything
  • 44% Jesuit All Guys School

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 16 responses

  • 44% Men for Others
  • 25% Passionate Teachers
  • 25% A tradition of dedication
  • 6% Go Bells!

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 14 responses

  • 57% Understand that you will need to work hard.
  • 21% Dont be afraid to ask for help
  • 21% Get involved

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 8 responses

  • 50% I love everything about this school.
  • 50% 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.