Catholic Education for the 21st Century

We provide a technology-rich, rigorous academix curriculum, which prepares students for the world which they will live in.

Providing Quality Catholic Education

Serving families from Hayward, San Lorenzo, and Castro Valley Areas.

Nurturing, Faith Based Community

Our Faith is central to our mission and is rooted in the teachings of Jesus Christ and the traditions of the Catholic Church.

About SJS (Video)

St. Joachim is a vibrant Catholic school, founded in 1958 by the Benedictine Sisters. We integrate our Catholic faith with a relevant and rigorous curriculum for today’s students.

21st Century Learning

St. Joachim School is a One-to-One school and each student is provided with their own iPad or laptop, enabling all students and teachers to access the vast online resources available to them.

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Begin the application process here for Kindergarten through 8th grade.

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Staff Belief Statement

We believe that each child is a unique and precious gift from God, that within each child exists the gifts of the Spirit, which inspire enthusiasm for life and a passion for learning, that we are called by Jesus to serve one another and Grow in Faith Together.

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Learn more about your student’s classes, view upcoming events, and calendar, and check the latest news.


St. Joachim Preschool, opened in 2004, is a pre-Kindergarten program which prepares students academically and socially for Kindergarten.