St. Ignatius College Preparatory School in San Francisco, CA - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    1,444
  • Type
    Private, Religious
  • Religion
    Catholic
  • Reviews
    173 4.2
  • Ranking

St. Ignatius College Preparatory School is a private Catholic school in San Francisco, California. It has 1,444 students in grades 9-12. There have been 173 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

2001 37th Ave
San Francisco, CA 94116
(415) 731-7500

Ratings and Reviews
4.2 from 173 reviews
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    • Niche User
    • 5
    Overall Experience: SI is a hard school academically and it will challenge you everyday, but it will turn you into a better person. It's worth the time, energy, stress, and money.
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Overall Experience: The community that comes from this school. It makes you feel like you belong and it feels like a family.
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Teachers: These are the greatest teachers I have ever had in my life. They actually care , it's incredible.
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Resources & Facilities: This is a beautiful campus. Period.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Health & Safety: Besides not having a school nurse, I feel almost completely safe at school. And there is too many places I can say I feel that way,

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2.66 Cornerstone Academy 4 mi. 1,114
3.66 Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory 5 mi. 1,257
3.33 Junipero Serra High School 17 mi. 897

Around St. Ignatius College Preparatory School

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

Gender

Gender
Male 50%
Female 49%

Student Diversity

St. Ignatius College Preparatory School United States Cornerstone Academy French-American International School - San Francisco Junipero Serra High School Lycée Français de San Francisco - Ortega Campus Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory
White 62.0% 51.6% 0% 63.0% 64.0% 63.0% 31.0%
Asian 16.0% 4.7% 94.0% 2.0% 9.0% 2.0% 36.0%
Hispanic 9.0% 24.5% 0% 4.0% 9.0% 4.0% 14.0%
Multiracial 7.0% 2.6% 2.0% 26.0% 11.0% 27.0% 12.0%
African American 4.0% 15.2% 0% 1.0% 1.0% 1.0% 5.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 2.0% 0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 25.4%
Grade 10 25.1%
Grade 11 24.2%
Grade 12 25.3%

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 23 responses

  • 78% Yes
  • 17% Not sure.
  • 4% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 19 responses

  • 19% Ministry & the spiritual aspects (Kairos Retreat)
  • 18% Development into a human with and for others
  • 18% Academics & intellectual excellence
  • 15% Teachers are outstanding
  • 14% Athletics- athletes and fans
  • 11% Community & International service
  • 6% The chocolate chip cookies.

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 18 responses

  • 23% Not diverse in ethnicity/race
  • 23% Cliques
  • 23% Suicide rates
  • 21% Pressure to conform/ assimilate
  • 6% Team (sport) selection process
  • 2% Sports school
  • 2% Nothing

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 19 responses

  • 47% The Jesuit morals and community
  • 37% Loving community, spirit, quality of education
  • 11% Our school spirit, the teachers interaction
  • 5% Recruited athletes and white privilege

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 17 responses

  • 71% Community
  • 18% Athletics
  • 6% Student Athlete, or Fine Arts
  • 6% Suicides and eating disorders

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 20 responses

  • 25% Get involved quickly to best establish yourself
  • 25% This school isn't for everyone.
  • 20% Be yourself.
  • 15% There's often a high pressure to assimilate.
  • 10% Ask for help
  • 5% Most of the students are serious about education.

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

  • 29% I love everything about this school.
  • 64% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 7% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.