Palma School

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
International Boys' Schools Coalition
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Year Founded1951
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students502 students
Student Body TypeAll-boys
% Students of Color
59%
State avg.: 44%
Students by GradePalma School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio18:1
National avg.: 13:1
Number of AP Courses18 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Khaki and Collared Shirt )

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesTuition for Junior High School is currently $7,560. Tuition for High School is currently $14,760. Palma works with families on a confidential basis to ensure that qualified students have the opportunity to attend our school.
Admissions DirectorRaul Rico
Admissions AssociateMia Mirassou

Sports

Total Sports Offered15 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Mountain Biking, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Water Polo, Weightlifting, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryFootball,
GolfLacrosse,
Mountain BikingSoccer,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Water PoloWeightlifting,
Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.19 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Ecology Club, Interact Club, Investment Club, Literary Journal, Mock Trial, National Honors Society (NHS), School Newspaper, School Yearbook, Student Film Festival

Club or Organization:
Associated Student Body (ASB Student Government), Brother Edmund Rice Society, California Scholarship Federation (CSF), Campus Ministry Team, Chemistry Club, CORE Leadership, Diversity Awareness Club, Gamer Club, Mountain Bike Club, Robotics Clu

School Notes

  • Rigorous Academics
  • Championship Athletics
  • Meaningful Community Service
  • 36 Honors and Advanced Placement (AP) Courses
  • 5 Foreign Language Course Offerings
  • 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
  • Dual Enrollment Courses

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