Paraclete High School

42145 30th St W
Lancaster, CA 93536-0935
Tel: (661)943-3255
Grades: 9-12 | 725 students
Paraclete High School as a Catholic school of the Archdiocese, participates in the wider mission of the Church through proclamation of Christ in the light of Scriptures, Catholic tradition, and through its academic, athletic, and social programs. Fostering active service through emphasizing the unique value of every person, Paraclete also challenges students to active responsibility and provides a Christian Service Program for outreach to the school community and the community outside it.
As an academic institution, Paraclete seeks primarily to prepare students for entrance and success at the college level.
The school also provides courses for students not necessarily college bound, maintaining for all a challenge to love learning, to respect science and the arts, to be able to think critically, and to understand values.
Paraclete encourages athletic participation in physical education classes and on extramural teams seeking to educate and develop the whole person.
The school is committed to both girls' and boys' athletics, with each program careful to be true to the religious and moral values of the whole institution's philosophy.
The motto of Paraclete High School is "Veni, Lumen Cordium," Come, Light of the Heart.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other religious school association(s)
Western States Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Year Founded 1963

Student Body

Total Students 725 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Paraclete High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 41 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 24 students
Number of AP Courses 16 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses AP Biology, AP Calculus A/B, AP Calculus B/C, AP Civics, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Statistics, AP US History, Honors Algebra 2/Trigonometry, Honors Biology, Honors Chemistry, Honors English 10, Honors English 9, Honors Geometry, Honors Spanish IV, Honors World History,
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Khaki, Black or White pants and Paraclete Polo)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $7,675
Admissions Director Greg Burnias
Admissions Associate Christy Lagos


Total Sports Offered 13 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Drill Team, Football, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, WeightliftingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
DanceDrill Team,
TennisTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Choir, Cyber Patriot, Drama Club, Irish Club, Math and Science Club, Multi-Cultural Club, Robotics, Spanish Club Choir, Cyber Patriot, Drama Club, Irish Club, Robotics, Spanish Club, Math and Science Club,
Multi-Cultural Club,

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Covenant Christian School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Covenant Christian School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Antelope Valley Christian School (1.1 miles away)
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  • Lancaster
    Grades: 1-12 | 81 students
    0.9 miles
    2763 W Avenue L
    Lancaster, CA 93536
  • Lancaster
    Grades: PK-12 | 293 students
    1.1 miles
    3700 W Avenue L
    Lancaster, CA 93536
  • Lancaster
    Grades: PK-12 | 453 students
    1.8 miles
    3100 W Avenue K
    Lancaster, CA 93536
  • Lancaster
    Lancaster West KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK | 78 students
    2 miles
    43536 22nd St. West
    Lancaster, CA 93536
  • Lancaster
    Grades: PK-8 | 223 students
    2 miles
    2110 W Avenue K
    Lancaster, CA 93536

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