Palma School

919 Iverson St
Salinas, CA 93901-0939
Tel: (831)422-6391
Grades: 7-12 | 555 students
Palma is dedicated to providing young men an excellent college preparatory education in a Roman Catholic environment that embraces the essential elements of an Edmund Rice Christian Brother education and challenges each individual to develop spiritually, intellectually, morally, physically, and socially.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1951

Student Body

Total Students 555 students
Student Body Type All-boys
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1
National avg.: 13:1
Number of AP Courses 17 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition for Junior High School is currently $11,630. Tuition for High School is currently $14,960. Palma works with families on a confidential basis to ensure that qualified students have the opportunity to attend our school.
Admissions Director Raul Rico
Admissions Associate Jim Micheletti


Total Sports Offered 16 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Diving, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Water Polo, Weightlifting, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWater Polo,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 20 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art Club, Associated Student Body (ASB Student Government), Brother Edmund Rice Society, CORE Leadership, California Scholarship Federation (CSF), Campus Ministry Team, Chemistry Club, Diversity Awareness Club, Ecology Club, Gamer Club, Interact Club, Investment Club, Literary Journal, Mock Trial, Mountain Bike Club, National Honors Society (NHS), Robotics Club, School Newspaper, School Yearbook, Student Film Festival Art Club, Chemistry Club, Ecology Club, Gamer Club, Interact Club, Mock Trial, Robotics Club, Associated Student Body (ASB Student Government),
Brother Edmund Rice Society,
CORE Leadership,
California Scholarship Federation (CSF),
Campus Ministry Team,
Diversity Awareness Club,
Investment Club,
Literary Journal,
Mountain Bike Club,
National Honors Society (NHS),
School Newspaper,
School Yearbook,
Student Film Festival,

School Notes:

  • 99% Palma Graduates matriculate to Universities, Colleges, & Military
  • 35 Honors and Advanced Placement (AP) Courses
  • 4 Foreign Languages
  • Award-Winning Music Program: Co-Ed HS Symphonic Band, HS Jazz Ensemble, Jr. High Band
  • Film Studies
  • Digital Art & Video Production
  • Studio Art, Advanced Art & Design

Profile last updated: 09/16/2015

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Notre Dame High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Winham Street Christian Academy (0.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Sacred Heart School (0.9 miles away)
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  • Salinas
    Notre Dame High School
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 258 students
    0.3 miles
    455 Palma Drive
    Salinas, CA 93901
  • Salinas
    Grades: 3-11 | 28 students
    0.8 miles
    526 California St
    Salinas, CA 93901
  • Salinas
    Sacred Heart School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: NS-8 | 339 students
    0.9 miles
    123 W Market St
    Salinas, CA 93901
  • Salinas
    Grades: K-11 | 34 students
    0.9 miles
    160 Pajaro St
    Salinas, CA 93901
  • Salinas
    Grades: PK-8 | 130 students
    1 miles
    P.O. Box 2387
    Salinas, CA 93902

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