Freshman Admission

Admissions Process

Thank you for taking the time to visit our website. At Paraclete High School, we are dedicated to preparing young men and women to be successful in any future they may choose.

Academics is the primary reason many parents and students choose Paraclete High School. All of the classes at Paraclete are college prep level and are designed to create a smooth transition for our students as they go onto the college of their choice. Currently, Paraclete has alumni attending over 60 colleges across the nation including some of the most prestigious like Yale, Harvard, Pepperdine, Johns Hopkins and Purdue. Students are able to attend these universities due to the rigorous curriculum and preparation for college exams. Our students continue to score well above the national average on the SAT, ACT and numerous Advance Placement tests.

Paraclete offers students many opportunities to grow outside of the classroom. We compete in 14 varsity sports where we have won 175 league championships and 15 CIF titles including two in the past three years. Currently 49% of our students are involved in at least one sport, with many playing multiple sports throughout the year.

Students who may not be interested in sports have the opportunity to join numerous clubs on campus that operate through the Associated Student Body (ASB). ASB is the driving force behind many activities on campus including dances, rallies, lunch and break time events. ASB is not only a great opportunity for students to get involved on campus but it is a chance for students to exhibit leadership skills.

Call (661) 943-3255 for more information or to schedule a tour of our campus.

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Dear Parents of the Class of 2022,

Thank you for your interest in Paraclete Catholic High School. We understand that choosing a high school is an important step in guiding young adults to successful futures. Paraclete has a 50 year Catholic tradition of excellence in preparing the Antelope Valley’s most talented young men and women to reach their potential and beyond.

The following steps are required to be considered for admission to Paraclete High School:

Step #1

Sign up for Entrance Exam being administered on Saturday, January 27, 2018. 

Step #2

For early Admissions, please collect the following documents and have your student bring them to Paraclete on the day of the Entrance Exam.

  • Character Reference Form – This form should be completed by an individual who can attest to the character of your child.
  • Standardized Test Scores – A copy of the most recent standardized test scores.
  • Report Cards – A copy of 7th and 8th grade report cards.
  • Letter from Parent/Guardian – The letter should answer the following: Why would you like your child to attend Paraclete? What are your expectations of Paraclete?

Completed application packages will be considered for admission in the order in which they are received.


At Paraclete High School, our freshmen applicants take the HSPT (High School Placement Test).

Parents can look up information about this exam online at the HSPT Parent Page

We offer a one day workshop to prepare for this entrance exam.