Ramona Convent Secondary School

Ramona Convent Secondary School Photo #1 - Our 19+ acre campus is more like a college than a high school. Expansive facilities support a broad and engaging curriculum.
Ramona Convent Secondary School Photo #2 - Students at Ramona work in a variety of media. Their imaginations and creativity flourish in a sunny, well-equipped drawing and painting studio, a ceramics lab, and a digital design studio.
Ramona Convent Secondary School Photo #3 - Build creativity, confidence, and problem-solving skills. A Makerspace is a collaborative space where students gather to create, invent, and learn. The Ramona Makerspace is outfitted with some of the latest programming, prototyping, fabrication, and manufacturing equipment to help students develop their design skills and bring their imaginations to life.
Ramona Convent Secondary School Photo #4 - Positive student leadership and a welcoming school culture bring students from many schools, communities, and countries together, sparking sisterhood and life-long friendships.
Ramona Convent Secondary School Photo #5 - At Ramona, the college preparation and selection process is a personal four-year journey of exploration, self discovery, hard work, and growth. Ramona's two experienced full-time college counselors offer guidance in course selection, East and West Coast college tours, information about college fairs, on-campus meetings with college admission reps, and assistance with personal statements and Naviance, our college and career exploration
Ramona Convent Secondary School Photo #6 - Be known for your confident, independent spirit. At Ramona, high academic standards and expectations bring out the best in you. Highly qualified teachers cultivate your curiosity.
Ramona Convent Secondary School Photo #7 - Prepare to lead and serve in an evolving global community. The powerful, life-affirming vision of the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary guides our program.
Ramona Convent Secondary School Photo #8 - Spark your skills, leadership, focus and competitive spirit. More than 50% of Ramona students participate on one or more sports teams.
Ramona Convent Secondary School Photo #9 - Through service Ramona students contribute to the lives of others. They discover they have the power to change the world around them while developing compassion and character. Throughout the year, students join in many school-sponsored service opportunities such as the beach cleanup, the human trafficking walk, the food bank and more.
Ramona Convent Secondary School Photo #10 - Nourish your creativity. At Ramona, the visual and performing arts inspire daily life in the classroom and across the campus.
Ramona is a welcoming Catholic college-prep high school for girls in grades 9-12.Ramona graduates face the future with an extraordinary education, a global vision fueled by Catholic values, an independent spirit, confident leadership skills, the support of their Ramona sisters, and the strength of a legacy of more than 130 years of excellence.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
National Coalition of Girls
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Year Founded1889
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost NotesTuition cost varies based on course load
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in n/a

Student Body

Total Students284 students
Student Body TypeAll-girls
% Students of Color
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade Ramona Convent Secondary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size18 students
Number of AP Courses21 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAmerican Government, Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Capstone - Research, Capstone - Seminar, Chemistry, Chinese Language & Culture, English Language and Composition, English Literature, Environmental Science, European History, French Language & Culture, Music Theory, Psychology, Spanish Language & Culture, Spanish Literature & Culture, Statistics, Studio Art, United States History
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(School Uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 20 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$15,110
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$5,000
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorVeronica Puente-Smith
Admissions AssociateVeronica Fernandez


Total Sports Offered7 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
SwimmingTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.31 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Art Club, ASB Officers, Book Buddies Literacy Outreach, Book Club, California Junior Scholarship Federation, California Scholarship Federation, Campus Ministry, Chemistry Club, Class Officers, Culinary Club, French Club, Gaming Club, Girls Athletic Association, Harvard Model Congress, Helping Hands Club - Service, Hispanic Society, International Thespian Society, Key Club, Korean Culture Club, Mock Trial Club, Music & Charity Club, National Honor Society, Peace & Justice Club, Photography Club, President's Council, Ramona Ambassadors, Robotics, Sakura Society, Science Olympiad, Student Council, Tiger Dance Team

School Notes

  • Why choose Ramona?
  • You will develop love of learning, responsibility, commitment, leadership and spiritual depth. You will thrive in college and beyond, living a meaningful life full of confidence and purpose.

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My daughter is in her second year at Ramona and is very happy with her decision to go there. She loves the culture, the classes, the teachers and the variety of activities. She's very much breaking out of her introverted shell and challenging herself to try many new things. Academically she is challenged by her honors and AP courses.
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