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Alverno High School

Alverno High School is an all-female private Catholic traditional school for students in grades 9 through 12.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Urban


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Alverno High School says

The Alverno mission: To EMPOWER each young woman to be exactly the person she wants to be.Alverno High School is an indepedent, Catholic, college preparatory school, which aims to prepare young women to be leaders in their world. Small class sizes, a challenging academic curriculum, and a close community offers young women a place to shine. Our unique form of student government includes nearly a third of the school and helps girls discover their strengths; our strong service component and quality arts and sports programs give girls a rich cocurricular experience. Located on 13.5 beautiful acres in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains, Alverno has been educating young women of conscience and conviction since 1960. All college-prep curriculum, with 12 AP courses and honors classes in all subject areasSmall class sizes: an average class has 18 studentsOutstanding college acceptance rate to schools across the U.S.Strong faith and retreat program; active campus ministryInnovative leadership programTwenty-seven clubs and many, many activitiesQuality arts and athletic programs: Alverno soccer is 2009 CIF champions, and the Jaguars are also 2004 CIF Division VI Softball Champions! We produce two plays a year, offer two choirs, and sponsor the Alverno Mass BandSponsored by the Immaculate Heart CommunityAccredited by NCEA/WASC/nullIS/CAIS

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  (626) 355-3463

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 179
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
9 45
10 40
11 49
12 45

Alverno High School's relatively even enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing Alverno High School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 12 : 1
Gender 100% Female
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 45%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 7%
Multi-racial 6%
Hispanic/Latino 36%
Black or African American 4%
Asian 9%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%


  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball

Associations & Memberships

State or regional independent school association

National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)

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