Fact Sheet

Accreditations and Affiliations
  • WASC (Western Association of Catholic Schools and Colleges)
  • WCEA (Western Catholic Education Association) Archdiocese of San Francisco
  • Stanford Challenge Success Program since 2010
  • Apple Distinguished School since 2013
Staff and Faculty
  • Fr. William Brown, Pastor
  • Marie Bordeleau, Principal
  • Lidiette Ratiani, Advancement and Marketing Director
  • Betsy Shelton, Admissions Counselor
  • Elizabeth Hachman, Admissions Counselor
  • Suzanne Henry, Advancement and Admissions Support
  • Jane Cort, Administrative Assistant
  • Mike Kavanagh, IT Director
  • Mike Ratiani, Facilities Management
  • 15 full-time teachers
  • 4 part-time teachers
  • cher of the Year, 2018
  • Instructional Aides (K-8)
  • Reading Specialist
  • Resource Specialist
  • Dedicated Math* & Science Teacher (5-8)
  • Math Specialist (Junior High)  
  • History Specialist (Junior High)
  • School Librarian
  • Spanish Teacher
  • Technology/MakerSpace Teacher
  • Music Teacher/Choir Director
  • Athletic Director
  • Extended Care Aides
* recognized as 2019 Teacher of the Year by City of Tiburon Rotary
Enrollment
  • Approximately 272 students
  • One class per grade
  • Average student – teacher ratio is 13:1
School Hours
  • Kindergarten:  8 am – 2 pm
  • Grades 1–8:     8 am – 3:05 pm
  • Monthly Wednesday Early Dismissal: 12:30 pm
  • Morning Care (K-8):  7:10 am - 7:40am
  • Extended Care (K-8): 2 pm – 6 pm
Common-Core/State Standards-Based Curriculum
  • 21st Century Education
  • Religion
  • Language Arts
  • Social Studies
  • Mathematics (Algebra 1 offered in Grade 8)
  • Science (Next Generation Science Standards) Inquiry-based curriculum developed by the University of California, Berkeley's Lawrence Hall of Science
  • Spanish (K- 8)
  • Instrument-Based Music (K- 8)
  • Physical Education (K- 8)
  • Art 
  • Outdoor Educational Activities 
Supplemental Curriculum
  • Reading Intervention
  • Educational Development Resource
Technology
  • Apple Distinguished Educators
  • 1:1 iPad Air tablets (Grades K-8)
  • Google Classroom, cloud-based computing
  • Document cameras and projectors in every classroom
  • Presentation TVs & Smart Boards in every classroom
  • Common sense values-based, digital citizenship curriculum
  • Online curriculum tools such as Amplify, Science, Big Ideas Math, No Red Ink, and Membean
  • Curriculum expanded to include Coding, Robotics, Pre-Engineering 
  • Suppor tools including 3D Printers and Lasercutters.
  • Full-time IT Support
Extracurricular Programs
  • Get Some Give Some Service Club
  • Tinker Lab
  • Soccer
  • Golf (K-8)
  • Flag Football
  • Tennis
  • Cheerleading
  • Chess
  • Drama
  • Art 
  • Altar Serving
  • "After Math" homework assistance after school
  • Student Council
  • Peer Counseling
After School CYO Athletics Programs
  • For girls: volleyball, basketball, track and field, and cross country
  • For boys: basketball, track and field, and cross country
Optional Hot Lunch
  • Good Earth provides affordable and nutritious lunches available daily for purchase.
  • BBQ Wednesday provides hot dogs, hamburgers and veggie burgers
  • Pizza Friday provides delicious cheese and pepperoni pizza 
Parent Resources/ Involvement
  • Parent Portal for real-time student academic information
  • Parent Guild
  • Parent Advisory Board
  • Volunteer Opportunities
  • Grade level parent counseling groups with dedicated family psychologist
Special Events and Traditions
  • Quarterly Student Awards Weekly
  • Weekly student-led Liturgies
  • Christmas Giving Tree Program and Food Boxes
  • Homeward Bound Senior Lunches
  • Christmas and Spring Concerts
  • Celebration of the Arts
  • Innovation Fair
  • Outdoor Education Opportunities (4-8 grades)
  • Catholic Schools Week Celebration
  • Field Day
  • Spelling Contest
  • Elocution Contest
  • Teacher/Student Athletic Tournaments
  • Grandparents/Special Friends Day
  • Book Fair and Read Week
  • Fall dramatic performances
  • Blessing of the Pets
  • Mother-Son Dance
  • Father-Daughter Dance
  • Jr. High Dances (2)
  • Ice Cream Social
  • Scholarship Crab Feast
  • Dinner Dance & Auction

Milestones

2014Marie Bordeleau named Saint Hilary Principal
2013

Saint Hilary School celebrates 50th Anniversary

Became Apple Distinguished School

1988Saint Hilary School has its first lay principal, Mary Ahlbach
1983Saint Hilary School grows to offer a Kindergarten
1963Saint Hilary Church founded by the Sisters of the Holy Faith from Dublin Ireland with four classes from Grades 1 - 4
1954The new Saint Hilary Church was built to accommodate a growing community
1934The church has 300 parishioners, with thirty one children attending Catechism and a yearly maintenance fee of $25
1888Old Saint Hilary founded as a mission church of Saint Raphael's parish