More than 65 years ago, Palma opened its doors to the young men and women of the Salinas Valley. Much has changed in the six-plus decades since the first students arrived on campus. Palma has grown from its very first graduating class of just 23 students to the bustling campus you see today. Though Palma has gone through many changes over the decades, the mission with which it was founded remains steadfast. Palma provides an academic environment rich in diversity and strong in traditional values; combining Proven Academics, Positive Values, and Perpetual Pride to create the best possible learning environment for the young men of our community.
As a tuition-driven school, Palma is not eligible for government or diocesan aid of any kind, and we rely on the generosity of those who recognize the special place this school has in the community. Whether it is through a gift to The Palma Fund, a donation of goods, services, or your own time, you will join the long-standing tradition of continuous support for the education of young men who represent the best our community has to offer in their intellectual curiosity, their commitment to education, and their compassion as individuals.
Blessed Edmund Rice was devoted to the education of young men like those who attend Palma. We in the Advancement Office, along with the faculty, staff and coaches, are committed to providing the best environment possible to enhance each student’s educational experience. We cannot do it alone so we are dependent on members of our community who understand that a donation is an investment in the future of each and every young man who passes through our doors.
If you have questions or would like further information about fundraising at Palma School, please feel free to contact me.