Our Mission

St. Ignatius College Preparatory is a Catholic, Jesuit school serving the San Francisco Bay Area since 1855.

Through a rigorous and integrated program of academic, spiritual, and co-curricular activities, St. Ignatius challenges its students to lead lives of faith, integrity, and compassion.

Students are enriched by a diverse and loving Christian community and are called to become life-long learners who develop their individual talents for the greater glory of God.

With a commitment to intellectual excellence, leadership, service, and justice, we strive to be men and women for and with others, responding courageously to the opportunities and challenges of our time.

Why Choose SI?

SI is part of a worldwide network of Jesuit high schools and universities. In the U.S. alone, there are well over 1.3 million living alumni and alumnae of Jesuit schools (28 colleges and 60 high schools).

Who we are

Since 1855 SI’s student and graduates have worked to make a world a better place. Our grads include …

  • Charlie Silvera ’42: World Series winning catcher for the NY Yankees
  • George Moscone ’47: Former San Francisco mayor
  • Leo McCarthy ’48: Former Lt. Governor of California
  • Kate Brandt ’03: Federal Environmental Executive

Be men and women for and with others.

Rev. Pedro Arrupe, S.J., former Superior General
St. Ignatius College Preparatory

Courage to Lead; Passion to Serve

2001 37th Avenue San Francisco, CA 94116
(415) 731-7500
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