Palma School

Tel: (831)422-6391
  • 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
50%
State avg.: 43%
Students by Grade Palma School Student By Grade

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

Sports

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,
DivingFootball,
GolfLacrosse,
SoccerSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWater Polo,
WeightliftingWrestling,

Extracurriculars

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

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