Welcome to St. Finn Barr Catholic School!

Our Mission

St. Finn Barr Catholic School is dedicated to meeting the spiritual, academic, physical, and emotional needs of every child entrusted to its care. Our community embraces every child's potential to become an independent thinker, life long learner, and valuable member of a larger community who live Gospel values in the Catholic tradition.


Philosophy of St. Finn Barr Catholic School


St. Finn Barr Catholic School, recognizing the cultural diversity of its student body, has for its purpose the Catholic education of its youth. It emphasizes harmonious development of the spiritual, moral, intellectual, physical, social, and emotional endowments of students in accordance with gospel values.


The faculty recognizes parents as the primary educators responsible for the education of their children and strives to support and compliment them in their roles. St. Finn Barr Catholic School remains committed to academic excellence and to continued representation of the ethnic, religious, and socio-economic diversity of the Bay Area. St. Finn Barr Catholic School endeavors to maintain and nurture a spirit of ecumenical kinship among students, parents, faculty, alumni, and friends in the community at large.


Steeped in the Catholic tradition, St. Finn Barr Catholic School accepts children regardless of ethnic, religious, or socio-economic background who can successfully contribute to the learning environment.


Dedicated to providing quality education in a safe and caring environment, students are drawn together by the commitment of their families and the staff of St. Finn Barr Catholic School to one another.


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School News

End of the School Year!

Wishing all of our Shamrocks and their families a wonderful, safe summer! We look forward to seeing you all back in August! ☘

Uniform Exchange - Monday, June 5th!

We are pleased to report our first Uniform Exchange was a big success! We will hold our next exchange this coming Monday, June 5th. Please read for details.

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Upcoming Events

Summer Play Date

Date: 8/12/2017, 11 AM
Location: Sunnyside Playground {Foester St & Melrose Ave}
Solar Eclipse
Date: 8/21/2017, 9:01 AM 10:15 AM
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