Paraclete High School

  • 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 Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Year Founded1963

Student Body

Total Students725 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
39%
State avg.: 43%
Students by GradeParaclete High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio18:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
85%
Average Class Size24 students
Number of AP Courses16 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAP 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. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Khaki, Black or White pants and Paraclete Polo)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$7,675
Admissions DirectorGreg Burnias
Admissions AssociateChristy Lagos

Sports

Total Sports Offered13 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Drill Team, Football, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, WeightliftingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
DanceDrill Team,
FootballSoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
Weightlifting

Extracurriculars

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,
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