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.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 660 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,675
  • Average class size: 24 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Year Founded
1963
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
660 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
64%
State avg.: 48%
Students by Grade
Paraclete High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
85%
Average Class Size
24 students
Number of AP Courses
16 courses
List of Courses Offered
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
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(Khaki, Black or White pants and Paraclete Polo)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Admissions Director
Greg Burnias
Admissions Associate
Christy Lagos

Sports

Extracurriculars

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

Arts and Music Programs:
Choir, Drama Club

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 660 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,675
  • Average class size: 24 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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