About Us

Garces Memorial High School is a Christ-centered, community of faith….that seeks to provide the best spiritual and academic formation for every student. Our Christian focus provides an environment where students can develop Spiritually, Academically, and Socially, enabling them to recognize their potential as People of God.

Garces Memorial High School is Bakersfield, California’s premier Catholic high school. Garces Memorial is an academically challenging, college preparatory, co-educational Catholic high school, founded in 1947 by the Christian Brothers and Dominican Sisters of St. Thomas Aquinas. Today it is operated by the Diocese of Fresno and staffed by a lay faculty and administration who are inspired by their Catholic faith to minister to the needs of the student body