1515 Dolan Avenue
San Mateo, CA 94401
(650) 342-6567

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Welcome to St. Timothy School.

I hope you enjoy browsing our website. The best way to get to know us is to schedule a tour. We would love to show you around.

When you come, you will find dedicated teachers, friendly students and a vibrant, active community.

We are committed to treating each student as an individual, and respecting his or her needs and goals. We would love to hear about your goals for your child.

Michelle T. Basile


1. Learn more about St. Timothy School.

  • Browse our website. Useful information is available right here.
  • Tour our campus. Schedule your tour online here or call the school office at 650-342-5657 to make an appointment.

2. Apply

  • Complete an application. 
  • Return the application to the school office with the following documents:
    1. birth certificate
    2. most recent report card from the current school year and prior school year's full report card
    3. baptismal certificate, if applicable
    4. completed evaluation from preschool (for kindergarten applicants)
    5. most recent standardized testing results (for applicants to grades 3 through 8)
  • Include a payment of $50 (cash or check accepted) to cover the cost of processing and assessment.

3. Meet our principal and teachers

  • Schedule an interview with our Principal
  • Schedule an assessment of your student's readiness (applicants for grades K-2) or a shadow day (applicants for grades 3-8).
  • Interviews, assessments, and shadow days will occur during the month of February 2022

4. Enroll

  • Acceptance letters for the incoming kindergarten class will be mailed in late February 2022.  Acceptance into grades 1-8 is on a rolling basis, dependent upon class size.
Please note: 

Applicants to Kindergarten for the 2022-2023 school year must be 5 years old by September 1, 2022. Applicants to Grade 1 must be 6 years old by September 1, 2022.


Tuition AND FEES


Registration Fee

A $350.00 registration fee per student covers student books and classroom materials, student insurance fees, Archdiocesan fees and other related per-student expenses.

Technology Fee

A $100.00 technology fee per student covers technology services, device and software purchases and maintenance, and overall system maintenance.


Participating $7,998 $15,780 $23,345
Non-Participating $8,988 $16,670 $23,335

The participating tuition rate is for families who choose to fulfill the service hour commitment of 40 hours per school year. The non-participating tuition rate is for those families who choose not to fulfill the service hour commitment.


Tuition Assistance

Tuition assistance is available through a number of sources:

Bay Area Scholarships for Innercity Children
(BASIC Fund)


Archdiocesan Family Grants

Application Form 

The Guardsmen



Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis as space allows. Priority in admissions for the 2022-2023 school year will be given to applicants who complete the application process prior to January 31, 2022. 

School Tours

10/21/21 (Thursday) - 8:30am

11/2/21 (Tuesday) - 8:30am

11/18/21 (Thursday) - 8:30am

12/2/21 (Thursday) - 8:30am

12/14/21 (Tuesday) - 2:00pm

1/11/21 (Tuesday) - 8:30am

1/20/21 (Thursday) - 2:00pm

Please schedule your tour online here or call our office at 650-342-6567 to schedule a tour or ask any questions.  *Information about whether tours will be conducted in-person or virtually will be sent to registrants closer to the date of each tour. We look forward to meeting you!

Kindergarten Information Night January 13, 2022 (Thursday) 7:00 PM
Open House - Kindergarten though 8th grade January 30, 2022 (Sunday) 10:00 AM -12:00 PM (after the 9:00 AM Mass)
Assessments and interviews February 2022
Acceptance letters mailed Kindergarten: late February 2022
Acceptance into other grades is on a rolling basis, dependent upon class size