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9-12|Private
945 students
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School leader:  Dr. Merritt Hemenway
2280 Damien Avenue
La Verne, CA 91750

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(909) 596-1946
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"Damien educates our students to be men of service, scholarship, and faith."

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    None
  • Dress policy
    Uniforms
  • Transportation
    Buses / vans provided for students
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    Engineering, Humanities, Mathematics, Music, Religious...
  • Arts
    Video and film production, Band, Jazz band, Theory...
  • World languages
    Chinese - Mandarin, French, German, Spanish
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35 reviews

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Overall:
Submitted by a community member · September 16, 2016
Athletics first. Catholicism second. Academics third. Just look at the physical spaces and you'll see the priorities. Not a single kid who graduated in 2016 is attending an Ivy League school. Zero out of 220! Maybe this was just a weak class. Or... more

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Submitted by a parent · June 18, 2015
Both of my sons attended Damien and are now in Ivy League schools. Students are well prepared for college and many attend prestigious universities including Cornell, Brown, Yale, Stanford, Harvard, MIT, Cal Tech.. a wide variety. There is a deep... more

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Submitted by a parent · May 31, 2014
My son graduated in 2008 and recently graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point. Damien made it possible by preparing him academically for the rigors of West Point. A measure of the school is that each year several... more

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Submitted by a parent · March 01, 2014
I couldn t have chosen a better school for my son. Damien is big on preparing the students for college. You have to completely not want to go to college, or have parents that do not participate in the process to not make it on to higher education.... more

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About this school

Affiliated with the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles, Damien High School promotes the intellectual, physical, and spiritual development of its students through instruction, fellowship, service, and prayer. Inspired by the exemplary commitment of Saint Damien de Veuster, faculty and staff join parents, as primary educators, to prepare our young men for the demands of college, and the challenges of adulthood. Learn more at www.damien-hs.edu.

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Last modified: September 16, 2016
Last modified Damien High School is a Private school that serves grades 9-12
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