Admissions Information

Find information about our enrollment policies and tuition & fees here. Contact us via email or call 650-967-1839 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

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 2022-2023 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 included in tuition.

Tuition Fees 2022-2023.

We are proud to introduce a no additional fees structure for the school year. The previous fees for technology, field trips, Parent Teacher Guild, graduation and registration are now rolled in to the base tuition amount. Extra curricular events are not included in tuition: sports, teacher gifts, Lots of Luck Dinner, and holiday parties.

Registration for the 2022-2023 school year is equivalent to the first months tuition payment or 1/10th the annual tuition. This payment is nonrefundable and must be made in February in order to guarantee your child’s place for the start of the next school year.

Number of StudentsCatholic Tuition / FeesNon-Catholic Tuition / Fees
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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.

Students Full Name(s)

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 application can be completed at The process will require:

  • Most recent Federal tax forms, including all supporting tax schedules
  • 2020 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 $2,5000).Once accepted, these scholarships can be renewed annually and can be applied for with each child that attends St. Joseph School.

Guardian Angel Program 21-22 New Families

Withdrawal Policy

If a student/family withdraws from school, they must notify the Principal in writing and a meeting will be scheduled between the family and the Principal.

Registered students who withdraw before the first day of school are responsible for the non-refundable registration fee and the first month’s tuition. Registered students who withdraw between the first day of school and December 15 are responsible for ½ of the full tuition amount. Registered students who withdraw after December 15 are responsible for the full tuition amount.

Transcripts are sent to the new school only upon a written request from the new school.


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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St. Joseph School Mountain View welcomes all interested families to apply below.

2022-23 Online Application Form
2023-24 Online Application Form

Admission applications accepted at all times.

Contact Admissions at 650-967-1839 or email us at


Why Choose SJMV?

  • A strong sense of community

    felt among all students and families.

  • Quality academics

    Out performing our local district, county, and state, our students are true scholars!

  • Our exceptional teachers

    care about every one of their students, helping each individual to thrive.

  • Excellent technology usage in the classes including

    integrated 1-to-1 iPad usage for students.

  • Balanced and challenging academic program

    Consistently embracing strong religious convictions and values.

  • Outstanding After-Care Program

    Encompassing a homework club, computer use, peer tutoring among other fun and engaging activities.

  • Caring and talented faculty and staff

    Always willing to teach in a multitude of ways to engage and inspire each and every one of their students including Blended Learning strategies. Parents are proud to be part of the Program. A small teacher student ratio for best teaching practice in most classes.

  • A highly successful Catholic High School Acceptance rate for graduates

  • A beautiful and large campus

    Allowing for four seasons of competitive sports for girls and boys from 4th grade through 8th grade.

  • An excellent school and parish relationships

    High Mass attendance with parishioners supportive of the school in every way. Parents are also very pleased with our caring and involved Parish Priests – Fr. Engel, Fr. Micheal, and Fr. Theirry.

  • A large variety of elective activities for all grades

    including art, band, music, choir, chess, theatre, Lego engineering, and Tech Challenge.

  • Great parent involvement

    Terrific opportunities for new families to get involved including our Parent Teacher Guild (PTG).