San Carlos School is a fully accredited Transitional Kindergarten through Eighth Grade school that has been providing academic excellence to children on the Monterey Peninsula for more than 100 years. Our students are immersed in a well-rounded educational environment with a curriculum that prepares them to be lifelong learners.
We invite interested parents to contact us for more information. The school application is available on the Admissions page.
San Carlos School, an educational ministry of San Carlos Cathedral Parish, is a Catholic, coeducational, TK-8 school. The school serves several local parishes and the surrounding communities. San Carlos School embraces families of all faiths who seek a safe and nurturing learning environment for their children.
Established in 1898 by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondolet, the school strives to develop in students a sense of responsibility both for themselves and the greater community. San Carlos School is committed to preparing students for academic excellence in high school and to be self-confident, lifelong learners who embody Gospel values. In this spirit, San Carlos School:
- models and teaches Catholic Christian life;
- integrates academic excellence with spiritual and moral development; and
- creates a mutually supportive Catholic Christian community.
San Carlos School is a Catholic school. Our academic faith community fosters the development of the whole person - mind, body and spirit. By promoting academic excellence and personal growth, individual talents are cultivated, Gospel values are affirmed, and opportunities to experience God are nurtured. San Carlos School encourages a partnership with parents, who are the first educators, to guide our students to become value-oriented, compassionate, self-disciplined, responsible citizens. We prepare our students to be life-long learners who possess an appreciation for humanity and all of God's creation.