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


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

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

Kindergarten: A pupil entering Kindergarten must be five years old on or before September 1 of that year. Pre-school students must be 3 years old by September 1 of that year.


All incoming students are tested in order to verify basic skills and to determine placement. Testing is held at the school at scheduled times. In addition, students entering school during the school year are expected to spend at least one day in school after which placement is determined.

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 doubtful 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. 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.


Tuition & Fees

Number of StudentsParish SupporterNon-Parish Supporter
PreschoolFull Day - $8,489
Half Day - $7,166

2018/2019 Fee Schedule

(Supplies will be provided for all students)

Grades K,1,3,4,5,6,7: $355 (includes fees for Supplies, Technology, Second Language (2nd through 8th), PTG, and Field Trips.)

Grades 2: $425 (includes all of above plus Sacramental Preparation Fee)

Grade 8: $480 (includes all of above plus Graduation Fee)

Service Hours

Each family is expected to serve 30 hours per year

Fundraising Obligations

1 Child: $450

2 Children: $500

3 Children: $550


Inquiries & Visits


We are glad that you have interest in our great school. For more information or to set up a tour, please contact us at 650-967-1839 or just fill out the form below to start a conversation about your child’s future with us.

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