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
    184 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 184 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

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

Ratings and Reviews
4.2 from 184 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Teachers: Teachers seem to fall into two extremes: there are teachers that care a lot about their students, and then there are teachers who could not care less.
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Extracurriculars: Extracurriculars at SI are really incredible.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Overall Experience: I like this school, but it's very high stress.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Teachers: SI has many really incredible teachers.
    • High School Junior
    • 3
    Extracurriculars: There's a tremendous variety of them, but not all of them are rated and represented equally.

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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 Junipero Serra High School Lycée Français de San Francisco - Ortega Campus Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory
White 62.0% 51.0% 0% 64.0% 63.0% 31.0%
Asian 16.0% 4.8% 94.0% 9.0% 2.0% 36.0%
Hispanic 9.0% 25.0% 0% 9.0% 4.0% 14.0%
Multiracial 7.0% 2.8% 2.0% 11.0% 27.0% 12.0%
African American 4.0% 15.0% 0% 1.0% 1.0% 5.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 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 28 responses

  • 79% Yes
  • 18% Not sure.
  • 4% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 23 responses

  • 19% Academics & intellectual excellence
  • 19% Ministry & the spiritual aspects (Kairos Retreat)
  • 18% Development into a human with and for others
  • 16% Teachers are outstanding
  • 12% Athletics- athletes and fans
  • 11% Community & International service
  • 5% The chocolate chip cookies.

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

  • 24% Cliques
  • 21% Not diverse in ethnicity/race
  • 21% Suicide rates
  • 19% Pressure to conform/ assimilate
  • 7% Team (sport) selection process
  • 5% Sports school
  • 2% Academic pressure
  • 2% Nothing

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 23 responses

  • 48% The Jesuit morals and community
  • 39% Loving community, spirit, quality of education
  • 9% Our school spirit, the teachers interaction
  • 4% Recruited athletes and white privilege

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

  • 68% Community
  • 14% Athletics
  • 9% Student Athlete, or Fine Arts
  • 5% Suicides and eating disorders
  • 5% We are SI!

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 24 responses

  • 29% Be yourself.
  • 25% Get involved quickly to best establish yourself
  • 21% This school isn't for everyone.
  • 12% There's often a high pressure to assimilate.
  • 8% Ask for help
  • 4% Most of the students are serious about education.

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 20 responses

  • 45% I love everything about this school.
  • 50% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 5% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.