Saint Monica Catholic High School

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Saint Monica Catholic High School
Saint Monica Catholic High School logo.jpg
1030 Lincoln Boulevard
Santa Monica, (Los Angeles County), California 90403
United States
Coordinates 34°1′27″N 118°29′50″W / 34.02417°N 118.49722°W / 34.02417; -118.49722Coordinates: 34°1′27″N 118°29′50″W / 34.02417°N 118.49722°W / 34.02417; -118.49722
Type Private, Coeducational
Religious affiliation(s) Roman Catholic
Established 1899
Founder Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary
CEEB code 053310
President Kevin McCardle
Principal James Spellman
Faculty 42[1]
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 600 (2008-2009)
Average class size 24
Campus Suburban
Campus size Small
Campus type Co-ed
Color(s) Green and Gold         
Song Alma Matar
Athletics conference Camino Real League;
Santa Fe League
Mascot Joe Mariner
Nickname little green dudes
Team name Mariners
Rival St. Bernard High School
Accreditation Western Association of Schools and Colleges[2]
Newspaper Mariner Minute
Yearbook Compass
School fees $450
Tuition $8,000 (2012-2013), $8,900 (Non-Parishioner Tuition)
A.P./Dean of Students Kris Anderson, Jamila Salisberry
A.P./Dean of Faculty Julia Phillips
Admissions Director Michelle Funaro
Athletic Director Frank Cruz
Activities Director Blake Dirickson

Saint Monica Catholic High School is a parochial, co-educational, secondary school in Santa Monica, California, consisting of students in grades 9-12. It is located in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles and serves the parish of St. Monica.


Saint Monica was established in 1899 by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary.[3] The academy housed both an elementary school and a high school until 1930, when the elementary school became the "Saint Monica Parish Elementary School" and was transferred to its present site on Seventh Street. The school was sold in 1935, and Saint Monica High School was opened in 1939. The women's high school and the men's high schools were operated separately until the fall of 1968, when classroom instruction became co-ed.

Notable alumni


  1. ^ "listing of schools in Santa Monica". Retrieved 2013-04-05.
  2. ^ WASC-ACS. "WASC-Accrediting Commission for Schools". Retrieved 2009-06-05.
  3. ^ SMHS. "About St. Monica". Archived from the original on 2007-02-20. Retrieved 2007-05-11.

External links

  • Official website
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