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Prom 2024

Evening on Mount Olympus

Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles
Saturday, April 27
7:30 to 11:30pM


Tickets ON Sale
Tuesday, March 26
until April 18

$115 PHS Students

What is included in the Prom ticket?
Admittance to Prom, dinner, dancing,
& entertainment/activities.
Need a digital Guest Pass?

Make a copy of the GoogleDoc and submit by April 16




Question & Answer Sheet: Please Read Carefully

Where and when is Pacifica’s Prom?
Prom is at Skirball Cultural Center, LA 
The event will be held on Saturday, April 27 from 7:30 to 11:30pm.

What is the theme of Prom?
Evening on Mount Olympus

What are the ticket prices for Prom?
Tickets are sold individually.
$115 for PHS students.
$120 for non-PHS guests.

When do Prom tickets go on sale? For how long?
Tuesday, March 25 to Thursday, April 18. 
(Please note: Tickets will NOT be sold after April 18.)

Where do I buy my Prom tickets?
Tickets will be on sale at the ASB Bookkeeper window before school, nutrition, and at lunch beginning Tuesday, March 25.
Do NOT go to the bookkeeper during class time.

If bringing a guest, you will need to turn in your completed guest pass to Mr. Castañón.
He will then email you once the guest is approved. You can then purchase your guest ticket.
Only cash and credit cards (with service charge) will be accepted.

Credit & Debit Cards must be in the student’s name.  Sorry, no checks. 

What do you need when you buy Prom tickets?
• Make sure any overdue textbooks are turned
• All outstanding fees have been paid.
• Attendance is satisfactory - no pending Saturday schools.
• You have good behavior - no suspensions.
• Guest passes are required for non-PHS guests. (Available in the ASB room)

What is included in the Prom ticket?
Admittance to the Prom, dinner, dancing, and entertainment/activities.
Dinner menu & list of activities will be posted soon.


Who can buy tickets? Who can go to Prom?
Only Seniors and Juniors may buy tickets.
Sophomores and Freshmen can go as dates.

How old can my Prom guest be?
Guests must be no younger than high school Freshmen or no older than 20 per District Ed. Code.
Your completed guest pass must be turned in to Mr. Castañón for approval before buying your tickets.

When are guest passes available?
Guest passes are available in the ASB Room.
They will need to be turned in to Mr. Castañón for approval. You will then be emailed when your guest is approved and you can buy your tickets.

Guest tickets will need to be bought at the same time as the PHS Student ticket.

How many guests can I bring?
Only ONE guest per student.
Both student and their guest must enter Prom together.

Is there a ticket for Prom?
We will be entering through the main entrance of the Skirball Center.
There will be signs guiding you to the prom location.
Check-in will be inside the prom entrance at Skirball between 7:30-9:00pm.

You will need your current 2023-2024 PHS ID or StudentVue and your receipt to enter.
A scanner will read your ID card and you will be given a ticket & wristband.
Be sure to have your ID and receipt.

Students taking the bus to prom will be checked in and given a wristband prior to boarding the bus.

When is the latest I can arrive at Prom?
The prom doors will close at 9:00pm.

What is not allowed inside the Prom site?
All students and guests entering Prom will go through a security check.
The following is not allowed inside the facility: gum, open mint containers, chains, canes, glow in the dark items, lighters/matches, water bottles, sharp objects, markers/pens/pencils, any illegal contraband (alcohol/drugs). Don’t bring them.

Will there be buses to take students to Prom? 
Yes, there will be a limited number of buses to take students and guests to Prom.
There is an additional charge of $45.
You will purchase bus transportation when you buy your prom ticket.
Buses will leave PHS at 5:30pm and return at 1am.

Can I take a limo to Prom? What is the address for Skirball Center?
Yes, you may take a limo.
The address is 2701 N Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90049.

Can I be driven to the event? 
Yes, you may be driven to Prom. There will be a dropoff area in front of the Skirball Center.
There are also parking areas for free.


What time will dinner be served and what are we eating?
Dinner will be a classic-style buffet served from 8:00-9:30pm. Dessert will be served at 9:30pm.
The menu will be available online soon.
All food and beverage is included in your Prom price. As an all-inclusive event, you will not be refunded for dinner if you choose not to eat at prom.

What if I am vegetarian or have a special diet/food allergies?
Please let Mr. Castañón know before April 18 so that we can work with the caterers to provide a meal that will meet your dietary needs.

How should I dress for Prom?
Prom is a “semi-formal” event.
Students generally wear dresses or a suit/tuxedo. Remember to keep it “classy”.

If I need a Prom Dress, will there be an event this year where I can get one?
Yes, PHS will be hosting the “Prom Dress Project” where students will be able to pick up a donated gown.
More details soon. 

Will there be a coat check at Prom?
Yes, there will be a complementary coat check at the event.
Only coats, shoes, and purses will be accepted at check in.
We will not hold cell phones or other electronic devices.

What time will formal photos begin and where will they be?
How much are the pictures?
Monarch Photography will be taking pictures at the prom venue from 7:30-9:00pm.
Photo prices will be available online soon.


What if I’m unable to go to Prom after buying a ticket? Can I get a refund?
In order to get a full refund, you must notify Mr. Castañón or Mrs. Chavira, bookkeeper, by Friday, April 19.
After that you may be able to get a partial refund, as we will have submitted our meal totals to the caterer.
(An exception will be made for EXTREME circumstances only).

Can I buy my ticket over the phone?
No. We do not sell tickets over the phone.

Can I buy my Prom ticket online?
No. Tickets must be bought in person at the Bookkeeper window.

Can I buy my ticket at Prom?
No. The last day to purchase tickets is Thursday, April 18.
No tickets will be sold at the Skirball Center.

What if I have a question about Prom not listed here?
Come by the ASB room at nutrition or lunch and ask Mr. Castañón.