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.

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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
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students725 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
34%
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Paraclete 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.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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  • Burbank
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    Grades: 9-12 | 434 students
    35 miles
    511 S Buena Vista Street
    Burbank, CA 91505
    (818)846-8141
    35 9-12
    434
  • Mission Hills
    Grades: 9-12 | 1347 students
    30.1 miles
    11111 Alemany Dr
    Mission Hills, CA 91345
    (818)837-5222
    30.1 9-12
    1347
  • La Puente
    Bishop Amat High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 1404 students
    42.9 miles
    14301 Fairgrove Ave
    La Puente, CA 91746
    (626)962-2495
    42.9 9-12
    1404
  • Studio City
    Grades: 7-12 | 1593 students
    37 miles
    3700 Coldwater Canyon Avenue
    Studio City, CA 91604
    (818)980-6692
    37 7-12
    1593
  • Burbank
    Grades: 9-12 | 275 students
    32.8 miles
    465 E Olive Avenue
    Burbank, CA 91501
    (818)972-1400
    32.8 9-12
    275

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