Junipero Serra High School

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451 W 20th Ave

San Mateo, CA 94403

(650) 345-8207

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Catholic

Student Enrollment: 985

Students Per Teacher: 14

Parent Reviews

18 Parent Reviews for Junipero Serra High School

We sent our 3rd son to Serra and wish we'd sent the other two. The oldest attended another all boys school in San Jose and our brilliant middle attended a rigorous public high school on the mid peninsula where he as neither challenged or held to a higher work ethic. # 3 is neither an athlete or a huge ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/05/13

If you are not an athlete on the Football, Baseball or Basketball team or they haven't decided you are an Honors student you will be treated like a second class student. The parents are really cliquish. If you are not in the "in crowd" you will be ignored.

Posted by a parent on 08/06/13

The Good: Serra has a committed athletics program to the big booster sports and a loyal following. Now for the bad - Serra's academics are sub-par. I've sent a few of my boys through this school and it's changed. They are helping me write this review as it's gotten really bad at Serra. First of all, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/30/13

Excellent high school! I received a great education here and grew as a young man. Everything they offer - academics, campus ministry, athletics, etc. - was top notch. I am a proud Serra alumnus and I recommend it to everyone who has boys considering Catholic high school.

Posted by a other on 05/22/13

sorry excuse for a high school. the teachers staff and adults who are in charge mess young men up

Posted by a teacher on 03/15/13

The overall quality is not too bad, teachers are rather friends. But it might not be a prior choice for students who are strong in academic. Over restricting students for possibly lowered pass rate. Required "elective" courses waste a lot of time. However, it's also a place to learn time management and ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 09/15/12

The tuition is an incredible amount of money for the academic and extra-curricular experience Serra provides. Local public school provide a better academic experience. The athletics programs appear to be driven by deep pockets and alumni connections rather than on each student's skills and talents. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/13/12

Excellent high school which has a fantastic Academic Resource Center for those boys who have been diagnosed with learning differences. The boys are taught to advocate for themselves and are given accommodations to level the playing field. The most common learning difference is dyslexia. While having ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 03/05/12

Junipero Serra High school is a one stop education investment for your children. Excellent academic standards; combined with unequaled arts, music and sports program; and backed by strong faith and spiritual foundation. From the principal to the maintenance staff, the discipline and care for children ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/25/10

I went to Serra. I hated it. The local public schools offer a more academically rigorous program. Serra only cares about its atheletes and donors.

Posted by a other on 02/17/10

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San Mateo schools — Junipero Serra High School is located at 451 W 20th Ave, San Mateo CA 94403. 451 W 20th Ave is in the 94403 ZIP code in San Mateo, CA The school district for Junipero Serra High School is the Archdiocese Of San Francisco. Junipero Serra High School is a Catholic school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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