Voted Best Faith-Based High School and Best Independent High School by Parents’ Press Magazine, Salesian offers a unique educational experience rooted in social justice and the celebration of excellence in all things.
Salesian College Preparatory provides:
- Superior Academics
- Diverse Culture
- Exceptional Teachers
- Spiritual Community
- Transformational Education
Salesian College Preparatory is located in Richmond, California within the East San Francisco Bay Area. The secluded and gated campus spans 21 acres surrounded by majestic redwood and pine trees, Wildcat Creek and flowering gardens. Salesian currently offers van service covering various East Bay communities including Berkeley / Oakland, Fairfield / Vallejo, Hercules / Pinole and Concord / Pittsburg.
High School Founded
Salesian’s Patron Saint:
St. John Bosco, The Patron Saint of the Youth
Academics. Faith. Family.
Western Catholic Education Association (WCEA)
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Named "Best Independent High School" by Parents' Press Magazine in 2019 and 2020 and "Best Faith-Based High School" for the past seven consecutive years.
College Acceptance Rate
74% hold advanced degrees
Average class size
AP and Honors Courses Offered
Alumni Across the Country
North Coast Championships
The Salesian campus holds four athletic fields, state-of-the-art synthetic-grass football field and track, tennis courts, refurbished gymnasium and weight room facility. Historic administrative and classroom building, new biology laboratory, library, makerspace, cafeteria and chapel.
Full-time academic success program specialist, licensed personal counselors, two full-time guidance counselors, educational technologist and librarian. After-school tutoring services available daily.