School Profile



The mission of St. Vincent de Paul High School is to educate students through a college preparatory curriculum that develops their spiritual, academic, and social potential. As a Catholic school, we teach Gospel values and ideals and provide opportunities for our students to experience and grow in their faith. Our goal is for students to become compassionate, responsible and active members of their communities. OUR SCHOOL St.Vincent dePaul HighSchool, founded in 1916, is a small, coeducational Roman Catholic, college preparatory parish high school. We are located in Petaluma, California, one mile away from St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church and our partner elementary school. There are currently 289 students, (146 Male, 143 female, grades 9-12) in attendance who come from southern Sonoma County and northern Marin representing 22 different partner schools. We are a part of the Diocese ofSanta Rosa and are accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and the Western Catholic Education Association (WCEA). Our school has a strong sense of community and support among our students, faculty and staff. In the 2008 WASC report our school was described by the visiting team as the “Friendliest School in America.”

Academic Achievement Class of 2016 (82 students)

The average Weighted GPA in the class of 2016 was 3.48. The highest GPA was 4.45. From the class of 82 students:
18 earned above…..4.0
24 earned……3.5 – 3.99
23 earned…….3.0 – 3.49
13 earned…….2.5 – 2.99
4 earned…….2.0 – 2.50

Download a .pdf of  2016-2017 School Profile