Palma School

Palma is a private, college-preparatory co-ed high school with an all-boy junior high school (grades 6-8).
The rigorous curriculum includes AP and Honors courses, award-winning programs in music and art, championship athletics, meaningful community service, annual service learning missions, and a house system that creates a campus culture that fosters collaboration and camaraderie.
Palma predictably graduates young men and women of character who are prepared to charge ahead in life.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Yearly Tuition: $16,000
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Palma School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for:

Sports offered
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
Year Founded
Summer School Offered
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 51%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
Number of AP Courses
18 courses
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
Khaki and Collared Shirt

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition for Junior High School is $9,350. Tuition for High School is $16,000. Palma works with families on a confidential basis to ensure that qualified students have the opportunity to attend our school.
Admissions Director
Raul Rico



Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
15 extracurriculars
Ecology Club, Interact Club, Investment Club, Mock Trial, National Honors Society (NHS), School Yearbook, Student Film Festival

Club or Organization:
Associated Student Body (ASB Student Government), Blessed Edmund Rice Society, California Scholarship Federation (CSF), CORE Leadership, Diversity Awareness Club, Gamer Club, Mountain Bike Club, Robotics Club

School Notes

  • Rigorous Academics
  • Championship Athletics
  • Meaningful Community Service
  • House System Campus
  • 20+ Honors and Advanced Placement (AP) Courses
  • Award-Winning Music Program: HS Symphonic Band, HS Jazz Ensemble, Jr. High Band
  • Film Studies
  • Digital Art & Video Production
  • Studio Art, Advanced Art & Design
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Palma School cost?
Palma School's tuition is approximately $16,000 for private students.
Does Palma School offer a summer program?
Yes, Palma School offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.
What sports does Palma School offer?
Palma School offers 18 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Flag Football, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Mountain Biking, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Water Polo, Weightlifting and Wrestling. Palma School is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in California for most sports offered.
What is Palma School's ranking?
Palma School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for: Largest student body, Most sports offered, Most extracurriculars offered and Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for Palma School?
The application deadline for Palma School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Yearly Tuition: $16,000
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Monterey County, CA is $16,954 for elementary schools and $21,540 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Monterey County, CA is 89% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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