School Statistics



Date Organization Founded: Sacred Heart Nativity School for Boys (2001)
Our Lady of Grace Nativity School for Girls (2006)
Grades Served: 6th, 7th and 8th Grades
Enrollment: 119 students (59 boys, 60 girls)
Student Demographics: 100% Latino, 94% eligible for Free or Reduced Lunch Program
Faculty to Student Ratio: 1:8
Accreditation: Western Catholic Education Association (WCEA) and Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Sponsoring Organizations: California Province of the Society of Jesus, Diocese of San Jose, Parish of Sacred Heart of Jesus
Operating Budget (FY17): $2.3M, 98% derived from donations
Tax Exempt EIN: 95-2206754

Current High School Enrollment

On average, 75% of SHNS graduates enroll in Catholic, college-preparatory high schools and 25% of students enroll in college preparatory programs in public or charter high schools. SHNS is grateful to our high school partners:

Cristo Rey
Lincoln High School
Notre Dame San Jose
Palo Alto Prep
St Francis
Willow Glen Highschool

Graduation Rates for SHNS Graduates

SHNS students graduate from high school at a higher rate (96%) among students in Santa Clara County (70.4%) and San Jose Unified (85.6%). SHNS graduates also enroll in postsecondary education at a higher rate (76.0%) among Hispanic/Latino students from Santa Clara County (58.3%) and San Jose Unified (59.5%). (Source:; California Department of Education)