Quick Facts-at-a-Glance

The Mission of Catholic Schools +

Catholic Schools in the Diocese of Oakland educate children in the Catholic faith and nurture their minds, bodies, and souls, inspiring them to lie the Gospel of Jesus Christ, achieve their highest academic and creative potential, and actively serve and enrich the community.

School Profile +

St. Theresa School operates within the Catholic Schools Diocese of Oakland— the 4th largest Diocese in California, serving 38 elementary schools and nine high schools. A K-8, coeducational school, St. Theresa School is accredited through the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and Western Catholic Educators Association (WCEA). Download the PDF version.

Campus/Facilities +

The St. Theresa campus is tucked away in a quiet residential neighborhood in Oakland’s Upper Rockridge district. Our campus features a state of the art Computer Lab, a science lab, library, meeting rooms, large outdoor play areas, a brand-new gymnasium & event center and large parking lot.

Incoming kindergarten students are welcomed with a spacious classroom and a private patio for lunch. Kindergarten students are introduced to technology by working with iPads in small groups.  All classrooms are equipped with interactive whiteboards. Middle school students also have access to personal notebook computers.

Daily Schedule +
Grades 1-8 8:05 AM First Bell
8:10 AM Morning assembly begins with students, staff and parents gathering together for prayer, pledge of allegiance and announcements.
3:15 PM Dismissal (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday)
2:15 PM Dismissal (Wednesday)
12:15 PM Dismissal (Minimum Days)
Kindergarten
8:10 AM 3:05 PM
Dismissal (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday)
8:10 AM 2:05 PM
Dismissal (Wednesday)
 8:10 AM  – 12:05 PM Dismissal (Minimum Days)
Tuition +

St. Theresa School offers a tiered system of tuition. Our lowest single student tuition rate is $9,280.00. Discounts are given to families who are Active Parishioners and to those who are Catholic. Families with multiple children enrolled during the same school year, receive additional discounts. For specific rate information, please see Tuition Rates.