Our Program

Set against the scenic backdrop of Monterey, Santa Catalina is an independent, Catholic, boarding and day school for girls in grades 9 through 12 with a diverse student body and strong local roots.

We challenge students to achieve excellence in every arena, from excellent academics — including a marine ecology program that takes advantage of access to Monterey Bay — to competitive athletics in 13 sports to an arts program with professional-quality facilities.

In a warm community that values spirituality and service, Catalina girls become young women prepared to lead and achieve in college and beyond.



The depth and breadth of our academic program prepares students not only for college, it prepares them for life.
~Kassandra Brenot '87, Ph.D., Head of Upper School



At Catalina, each day's schedule is a bit different. Follow some of our students, both boarding and day, to get a feel for a day in the life of our students.

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