Founded in 1951, Palma is a private, college-preparatory school for boys grades seven through 12, owned and operated by the Christian Brothers Institute of California. With a rigorous curriculum that includes more than 30 AP and Honors course choices, award-winning programs in music and art, an athletic department that boasts scores of league titles and dozens of section championships, annual service learning missions, and a campus environment that fosters camaraderie and brotherhood, Palma predictably graduates steadfast young men of character who are ready to charge ahead in life.
Palma School is located in a quiet, tree-lined neighborhood in South Salinas with easy access from major thoroughfares. Palma enrolls a diverse, but inclusive, student population that comes from as far north as Gilroy, as far south as King City, and from the Monterey Peninsula and Santa Cruz to Hollister. Despite the distances, every student is welcomed and soon feels part of the unique brotherhood that is Palma School.
Palma is a private, college-preparatory school for boys in grades 7 through 12 owned and operated by the Christian Brothers Institute of California. Palma School is dedicated to providing young men an excellent education in a Roman Catholic environment that embraces the Essential Elements of an Edmund Rice Christian Brother Education and challenges each individual to develop spiritually, intellectually, morally, physically, and socially.