Ramona Convent Secondary School

Tel: (626)282-4151
  • Ramona is a Catholic college-prep high school for girls in grades 9-12. At Ramona, prepare for life! We are... a welcoming community where high standards and expectations ensure an extraordinary education for every young woman.
  • a faculty of talented and experienced teachers who love teaching and who are experts in guiding young women to learn deeply through inquiry.
  • a beautiful, well-equipped college-like campus, an inspiring setting for learning.
  • a place where young women learn to lead.  the only Southern California member of an international network of schools sponsored by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary.
  • a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence.  a member of the College Board and the National Coalition of Girls' Schools.
  • a Harvard Graduate School of Education "Making Caring Common" school.
  • accredited by the Western Catholic Education Association and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
  • a strong sisterhood with continuing friendships for more than 7,000 alumnae.

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
Year Founded1889
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in n/a

Student Body

Total Students240 students
Student Body TypeAll-girls
Students by GradeRamona Convent Secondary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size20 students
Number of AP Courses18 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAmerican Government, Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Chinese Language & Culture, English Language and Composition, English Literature, European History, French Language & Culture, Music Theory, Psychology, Spanish Language & Culture, Spanish Literature & Culture, Statistics, Studio Art, United States History
Average SAT score1160
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(School uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 24 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$13,900
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$3,000
Admissions DirectorVeronica Puente-Smith
Admissions AssociateVeronica Fernandez


Total Sports Offered8 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.31 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Art Club, ASB Officers, Barkada Club, Book Buddies Literacy Outreach, Book Club, California Junior Scholarship Federation, California Scholarship Federation, Chinese Club, Class Officers, Club 4-H, Cook-Eat-Love Club, Drama Club, Faith Life, French Club, Girls Athletic Association, Harvard Model Congress, Hispanic Society, International Thespian Society, Key Club, Korean Culture Club, National Honor Society, Peace & Justice Club, President's Council, Ramona Ambassadors, Ramona Roses, Robotics, Sakura Society, Science Olympiad, Student Council, Synchronized Swimming, Tiger Dance Team

School Notes

  • When you graduate from Ramona, you face the future with an extraordinary education in your pocket; a global vision fueled by Catholic, SNJM values; an independent spirit and confident leadership skills. By your side are your Ramona sisters and a legacy of more than 100 years of excellence is at your back.
  • Ramona Convent, a welcoming and inclusive Catholic college-preparatory high school sponsored by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary, graduates young women characterized by academic excellence and spiritual depth, open to the wisdom of other cultures and prepared to lead and serve in an evolving, interdependent world. 
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