Welcome to St. Joseph of Cupertino School

A Preschool through Eighth Grade Catholic Elementary School in Cupertino, CA that is committed to educating the whole child.

Our School

Dedicated Educators

Our teachers love it here and we know your family will too.  With an average of 15 years of teaching experience at SJC, you can rest assured that our teachers are well prepared to reach all levels of learners from those who need extra help to those who need an extra challenge. The teachers are true life-long learners and they are always working together to integrate the newest curriculum or technology. Learn more about our classrooms.

Our Classrooms

First-Rate Curriculum

Our classrooms are equipped with the latest curriculum and technology for the high achievement of all of our students.


The academic program is strong and challenging. Our students score in the upper percentiles in standardized testing, do well on high school entrance exams, and are successful in their high school programs.


There is a strong focus on technology: A fully equipped, newly upgraded, Computer Lab and three Mobile Computer Labs with MacBooks and MacBook Airs; four iPad stations holding 100+ iPads total; SMART interactive boards in 13 classrooms; 1:1 iPad Program for Grades 6 thru 8; LCD projectors and document cameras in every classroom; full-time computer teacher for Grades K-8, and a specialized aide who supports teachers in integrating technology into lessons; computer centers in the classrooms and library 

Exciting Extracurriculars

We offer a wide variety of extracurricular activities; ranging from music, math, technology, geography, geometry, Student Council, chess, Chinese, and sports.


  • Active Student Council program, which encourages positive, spirited, and ethical leadership among our youth
  • Student-run recycling and composting programs, which foster respect for our natural resources
  • Many family oriented community-building activities (e.g., Cupertino Carnival, International Night, Spaghetti Dinner, Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Dining for Dollars Evenings, Skating Party, Family Barbecue, etc.)
  • Clubs and classes which include: Band, Advanced Spanish, Chinese Classes, Computer Club, Math Club, Music Ministry, School Choir, Chess Club, Drama, Yearbook Club, Cheerleading/Yell Leading Team, Art Club, Tech Challenge Team, Geography Club, Coding Club, and Geometry Club
  • Active after-school sports program for children (basketball, soccer, volleyball, flag football, softball) and Sports Boosters Club for adults

Our Program

Our Fine Arts

The arts are alive and well at SJC.  Students participate in art and music classes as part of the curriculum.  There are also opportunities for drama, band, and art (both digital and analog) outside of the classroom.

Our Sports

SJC participates in athletics with other local Catholic schools in grades 4-8.  We play (girls) softball, (boys) flag football, soccer, basketball, and volleyball. Student participate annually in a swim meet and track meet.  Students are also given a chance to learn about teamwork in the lower grades through our Little HoopStars basketball program.

Our Clubs

There are a variety of clubs during and after the school day for students to learn more about a particular skill or talent. Our Art club is very popular with the students. In addition we also have computer coding club, keyboarding/open lab, geometry club, Chess Club, Chinese classes, Geography Club, School Choir, Music Ministry, Student Council, and Band.

Our Diversity

The word catholic means to be all-embracing and looking at the diversity of our students it can be said that we do welcome all. Learn more about our diversity.


  • 28% Caucasian
  • 21% Multi-Racial
  • 11% Asian (unspecified)
  • 11% Chinese
  • 9% Hispanic
  • 6% Filipino
  • 5% Korean
  • 5% Vietnamese
  • 2% Japanese
  • 1% African American
  • 1% East Indian

Over 80% of our students are Catholic. 51% of the students are male and 49% are female.

Our Extended Care

We understand the busy life of Silicon Valley and offer both before and after school extended care for our students.  We open at 7:00 a.m. and we close at 6:00 p.m. on the days that school is in session.  At $6.25 per student per hour, we hope that this service helps our families who work at the numerous tech sites near our campus.

Our Graduates

Most of our graduates continue on to the local Catholic High Schools.  Learn more about where the Class of 2018 has been accepted.


Our students were very successful in being accepted to our Catholic High Schools. Twenty-six students applied, and the Class of 2018 earned:


  • 16 spots at Archbishop Mitty High School (5 with Academic Distinction in Math and Language* and 2 with Academic Distinction in Math*)
  • 9 spots at Presentation High School
  • 9 spots at Saint Francis High School
  • 7 spots at Bellarmine College Preparatory
  • 3 spots at Notre Dame (1 as a candidate for honors classes*)


*Please note that not all high schools indicate honors when they send their acceptance lists to SJC.


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St. Joseph of Cupertino School

10120 N De Anza Blvd, Cupertino, CA 95014

(408) 252-6441

Hours

Monday - Friday: 8:00am - 4:00pm

Saturday - Sunday: Closed

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