Pomona Catholic High School

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Pomona Catholic High School
533 East Holt Avenue
Pomona, California, (Los Angeles County) 91768
United States
Coordinates 34°3′45″N 117°45′29″W / 34.06250°N 117.75806°W / 34.06250; -117.75806Coordinates: 34°3′45″N 117°45′29″W / 34.06250°N 117.75806°W / 34.06250; -117.75806
Type Private, All-Female
Motto "When you educate a woman you educate a generation"
Religious affiliation(s) Roman Catholic
Established 1898
Dean Mrs. Gabrielle Kredel
Principal Samuel Torres
Faculty 14[1]
Grades 6-12
Enrollment 264[1] (2008)
Color(s) Forest Green and White         
Athletics Volleyball, softball,track and field, soccer, basketball, cheer, golf, cross country, water polo, swim, and tennis
Mascot Pacer
Team name Pacers
Accreditation Western Association of Schools and Colleges[2]
School roll Mrs. Brown

Pomona Catholic High School is a private, Roman Catholic, all-girls middle and high school in Pomona, California built in 1949. It is located in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles. It is a part of the tri-school community existing between St. Lucy's Priory High School and Damien High School.


Holy Name Academy, a boarding high school for girls, located on Holt Avenue in Pomona, California, closed its doors in June 1949. In September of that year, it was reopened by Monsignor English, pastor of St. Joseph's Church, as a high school for both boys and girls of the parish and surrounding parishes. Newly staffed by the Felician Sisters, it was named Pomona Catholic High School. Despite the expanding population, it was able to provide Catholic education for the next ten years.[3] Then, in 1959, Pomona Catholic Boys High School (now Damien High School) opened in nearby La Verne.

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  1. ^ a b Pomona Catholic High School profile, privateschoolreview.com; accessed October 25, 2014.
  2. ^ WASC-ACS. "WASC-Accrediting Commission for Schools". Retrieved 2009-06-05. 
  3. ^ DHS. "History of Damien High School". Retrieved 2007-05-11.