WELCOME TO PALMA SCHOOL. PALMA IS...

...a private, college preparatory school for boys in grades seven through twelve, owned and operated by
the Christian Brothers Institute of California.

...located in a quiet neighborhood in Salinas and is the only all-boys school within 65 miles.

...comprised of a diverse but inclusive student population who commute from all over the Central Coast
and Salinas Valley.

...challenging while offering a campus culture and opportunities that build a resume for college and
character for life.

...an exceptional value.

Fast Facts

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  • Graduates

    Palma graduates matriculate to some of the finest universities in the country.
  • $6,000,000

    In 2017, Palma graduates received more than $6,000,000 in college scholarship offers.
  • 18

    Palma’s class selections include 18 AP and 18 Honors courses.
  • Languages

    Students can take Chinese, Italian, Korean, Latin or Spanish.
  • More than 140

    Palma teams have won more than 140 league titles and dozens of section titles.
  • Low Tuition

    Palma’s tuition is among the lowest for a private school in our area.
  • Tuition Cap

    The rate of increase is capped at 2% per year. This does not mean tuition will go up 2% every year, but on the years it is deemed necessary to raise tuition, it will not increase more than 2%.
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.