Welcome to the admissions section of our site. Here you will find information about our enrollment policies and tuition & fees. Feel free to contact us with  the inquires form if you still have questions or would like to set up a tour.


Admissions FAQ


What are we looking for in a prospective Saint Joseph Mountain View student? It is our priority to invite students and families who emulate our mission and vision, enriching both our community and the learning environment. We welcome all students of diverse backgrounds, all faiths, and varying talents and abilities.

Non-Discriminatory Policy

St. Joseph Catholic School of Mountain View does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, sex, or disability in the admission of students, the administration of educational policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.

Age of Admission

Transitional Kindergarten students must be 4 years old by September 1st of that school year. Kindergarten Students must be 5 years old by September 1st of that school year.


All incoming students are tested in order to verify basic skills and to determine placement. Testing is held at the school by appointment.

Conditions of Admission

No student shall be admitted to St. Joseph Catholic School unless there is clear indication of the ability to function successfully. In some cases, students may be admitted on a probationary basis with dates and criteria of evaluation clearly established in writing.

Required Records

It is the responsibility of parents applying for the admission of their child to St. Joseph Catholic School to supply the following verification of records. No student will be admitted unless verification is complete.

  1. Original Birth Certificate (must be submitted with application)
  2. Sacramental Records (must be submitted with application when applicable)
    • Baptismal
    • First Eucharist
    • Confirmation
  3. Academic History (must be submitted with application)
    • Copy of current report card, transcript, progress report or previous school recommendation
  4. Health Records: (must be turned in by August 15)
    • Evidence of compliance with immunization requirements and/or Immunization Form, all grades.
    • Mandatory Health Assessment Form, grades K and 1. Incoming Kindergartners must complete a Dental Oral Exam by the 1st day of school. Grade 7 Hepatitis B and MMR shot requirements must be met by the 1st day of school.
  5. Any additional testing for academic accommodations


Admission to St. Joseph Catholic School shall be determined by the pastor and the principal in accordance with Diocesan policies.


Tuition & Fees

Tuition Fees 2020-2021

At St. Joseph School, we work with families to partner in providing scholarships for students of all backgrounds.

For the 2020-2021 school year there will be limited additional fees to the tuition.  The previous fees for technology, field trips, Parent Teacher Guild and graduation are now rolled in to the base tuition amount.

                        Catholic     Non-Catholic

One Student       $9,910     $11,200

Two Students     $18,920   $21,500

Three Students  $26,130   $30,900

Application Fee $75 & Registration Fee $450 (per student annually)

These fees helps cover the cost of enrollment, administration, textbook, Department of Educations fees, Catholic Telemedia fee, and standardized testing and office expenses. The Registration Fee will be applied to the upcoming year. Registration is billed in February and March for the 2020-21 school year. This fee is non-refundable.

Sacramental Fees

Grade Appropriate and Optional
These grade specific fees cover the preparation cost for the sacraments, including the retreat center for confirmation candidates. Fees are applicable to those who elect to receive these sacraments.
First Eucharist: $70      Confirmation: $150


Application and Registration fees can be paid by cash or check (made payable to St. Joseph School, Mountain View) or via the Paypal link below.

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Service Hours

Each family is expected to volunteer 30 hours per year.

Financial Assistance 

At St. Joseph Mountain View, we work hard to ensure that the quality, Catholic education we provide is available to as many families as possible.Below are some of the ways we support.

Application for Financial Aid

Each year, interested families should submit an online financial aid application. We consider the FACTS Grant and Aid Assessment when rewarding financial aid. This assessment uses your financial information to determine the amount of aid needed. The FACTS Assessment due date is February 14, 2020. The application can be completed at The process will require:

    • Most recent Federal tax forms, including all supporting tax schedules
    • 2019 W-2 and 1099 forms for you and your spouse
    • Supporting documentation for Social Security income, welfare, child support, food stamps, workers’ compensation, and temporary assistance for needy families (TANF)

In the case of divorce, separation, or never married families, both parents need to fill out and submit a FACTS application in order to be considered for aid.

If you have questions or concerns about the application process, you may speak with a FACTS Customer Care Representative at 1-866-315-9262.

Special Scholarships for New Families

If you are new to Catholic education, we invite you to apply for two special scholarships: The Guardian Angel Program (up to $2,500) and The BASIC Fund (Up to $2,000).Once accepted, these scholarships can be renewed annually and can be applied for with each child that attends St. Joseph School.

Guardian Angel Program 20-21 New Families


Inquiries & Visits


We are delighted that you are interested in joining the SJMV community. For more information or to set up a tour, please contact us at 650-967-1839 or fill out the form below to start a conversation about your child’s future with us.

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