Crespi Carmelite High School

Crespi Carmelite High School
Crespi Carmelite High School
Zelo Zelatus Sum Pro Domino Deo Exercituum.
With zeal have I been zealous
for the Lord God of Hosts.
5031 Alonzo Avenue
Encino, California, 91316
 United States
Coordinates 34°9′43.5″N 118°31′17″W / 34.162083°N 118.52139°W / 34.162083; -118.52139Coordinates: 34°9′43.5″N 118°31′17″W / 34.162083°N 118.52139°W / 34.162083; -118.52139
Type Private, All-Male
Religious affiliation(s) Roman Catholic;
Established 1959
Founder Fr. Gus Carter
President Fr. Tom Schrader
Principal Fr. Paul Henson
Headteacher Thomas Chibnall
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 540 [1]  (2008)
Campus Suburban
Color(s) Brown, White and Gold             
Mascot Celt
Accreditation(s) Western Association of Schools and Colleges[2]
Newspaper 'The Celt'
Yearbook 'Los Encinos'
Tuition $12,000 (2010-2011)

Crespi Carmelite High School, called Crespi, is a private, Roman Catholic, four-year college preparatory all-male high school located in Encino, California in the San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles. It is part of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles. The school was named for Friar Juan Crespi, and was founded in 1959 by the Carmelite religious order, and has been run by the Carmelites since that time.



Crespi is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.[citation needed] Crespi is a member of the National Catholic Education Association[citation needed] and the Western Catholic Educational Association and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.[citation needed]


Over the years Crespi has won nine CIF Southern Section division titles – baseball (Division III in 2003; Division II in 2009), basketball (Division IV-AA in 2001), football (Big Five in 1986; Division X in 2004 and 2005), track and field (Division 2-A in 1973; Division III in 2008), and water polo (Division 2-A in 1981).[1]

Notable alumni

Crespi Fine Arts Arts Building




External links

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