Why Choose St. Nicholas?


St. Nicholas Catholic School develops Christ-like citizens who actively live out their faith and are prepared to succeed in the future..


St. Nicholas is a small, caring community 
  • ­Only one class per grade provides a unique environment where “everyone knows your name” -- students, faculty and parents

  • ­Low 11:1 student:teacher in TK/Kinder and an aide in every class in grades 1-5 ratio ensures hands-on, tailored instruction

  • Focus on the whole child encourages students to express themselves and succeed academically, athletically and artistically

  • ­K-8 offers opportunity for increasing leadership and mentorship as kids grow


St. Nicholas delivers a state-of-the art education in a beautiful setting​
  • ­Nearly 100% graduates attended their top choice Catholic High School

  • ­Students gain STEM education through a new technology center, 1:1 iPad program, science lab

  • ­Tailored primary reading program

  • Student-paced math program

  • ­Outdoor classroom with beautiful 17 acre campus equates to 3,000 sq. ft. per student

  • Strong administration and teaching staff committed to the school

St. Nicholas integrates strong Catholic learning and values into every day
  • ­Social / Emotional program and community service programs teach caring for others

  • ­Daily religion instruction, including First Eucharist preparation in 2nd grade

  • ­Affordable tuition and flexible after-school care program

  • Families of all faiths welcome




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St. Nicholas School

The Catholic School of St.Nicholas and St William Catholic Parish

12816 El Monte Road

Los Altos Hills, CA 94022 (near Interstate 280 & Foothill Expy)

Special thanks to Carla Razura-Duharte for the photographs. See her photos here.

Read the DSJ Standards for all School Workers Regarding Interaction with Youth here.

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