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Ramona Convent Secondary School

Ramona Convent Secondary School is an all-female private Catholic traditional school for students in grades 9 through 12.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Suburban

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Overview

Overview

Ramona Convent Secondary School says

Ramona Convent is a school for girls in grades 9 – 12 that is set apart by a rich curriculum, expansive selection of college preparatory and AP/Honors courses, comprehensive co-curricular programs, and a welcoming community. Students travel through four years of high school with the support of spirited friends and expert, caring, and engaged teachers while surrounded by the inspiring beauty of a park-like campus. We warmly invite you to visit and meet Ramona for yourself!

Curriculum

Students take seven courses each semester. A comprehensive college preparatory curriculum is offered which integrates the latest technology. Ramona Convent offers the following AP and Honors courses:

Honors Courses: Algebra I Algebra II Geometry Pre-Calculus English 9 English 10 Biology Chemistry Physics Chamber Singers

AP Courses: Calculus AB Calculus BC Statistics English Language English Literature Biology Chemistry
European History US History American Government
Spanish Language and Spanish Literature French Language Psychology Studio Art

Mission Statement

Ramona's Mission, as a welcoming and inclusive Catholic school for girls sponsored by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary, is to provide an educational program that graduates young women who are characterized by academic excellence, spiritual depth, moral strength, and personal grace, open to the wisdom of other cultures and traditions, and prepared to lead and serve in an evolving interdependent global community.

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Student Life Information

Clubs and Organizations: Art Club, Barkada Club, Book Buddies Literacy Outreach, Book Club, California Scholastic Federation, Chinese Club, Cinema Club, Cooking Club, Faith Life, Fashion Club (FIDM), Fitness Junkies, French Club, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), Girls Athletic Association, Handbell Club, Harvard Model Congress, Hispanic Society, International Thespian Society (ITS), Key Club, Music and Charity, National Honor Society, Peace & Justice Club, Ramona Ambassadors, Robotics Team, Sakura Society, Science Competitions, Tiger Dance Team, Tiger Network Television (TNT), and Women’s Rights. Faith Life: Education in the faith is deepened through annual grade-level retreats, monthly school-wide liturgies, daily morning prayer, opportunities to celebrate the Sacrament of Reconciliation, celebration of liturgical seasons and saints, and ministry leadership training programs. Social Justice and Service: Addressing issues of social justice and responding to needs through service are integral to Ramona student life. Awareness of issues and needs is facilitated through the annual Service Fair, morning announcements, conscious-raising assemblies, school-sponsored projects, donation drives, and the promotion of SNJM corporate stances on water rights and human trafficking. Student Leadership and Spirit: Leadership is developed across all aspects of the school program. ASB Officers, Class Officers, and the President’s Council animate school-wide activities with the support of the SpiritFest Committee and all students who also live the SNJM core values.

Finance

Finance

Private schools, including parochial and boarding, are funded through tuition and fees. The cost varies from school to school, but most families pay tuition to attend them. Many private schools offer financial aid or discounts, so it's worthwhile to ask about these options.

Admissions

Admissions
Phone
  (626) 282-4151
Email
  [email protected]

Academics

Academics

Academic Calendar: Semester

  • Spanish
  • French
  • Chinese (Mandarin)

Student Services

Student Services
    International Student Support Groups

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 300
Student Teacher Ratio 9 : 1
Gender 100% Female
Dress Code Uniform
President   Sister Kathleen Callaway, SNJM
Principal   Mary E. Mansell

Extracurriculars

School Colors: Gold and White Mascot: Tiger Patron: St. Joan of Arc Guided by the core values of the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary (SNJM), the co-curricular life of the school offers students numerous opportunities for growth that empower them to become leaders who make a difference for good in their community and world. Together, all members of the Ramona community bring to life the inspiring call of Blessed Marie Rose Durocher, foundress of the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary: “Go forth, cast fire, liberate life!” Athletics: Ramona Convent prides itself on a strong, comprehensive, and competitive athletic program. Students compete on 14 teams in eight sports in the Horizon League of the CIF: Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track, and Volleyball.
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball

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