We prepare critically thinking, socially capable, spiritually sensitive, and culturally aware young adults who can use English, Spanish, and technology as tools for success.
Points of Pride:
More than 65% of graduates have attended college within two years of high school graduation; college persistence rate is 10% above the national average; students have achieved the 6th-highest AP scores out of 82 high schools measured by the School District's School Progress Report
Biology, Calculus AB, Chemistry, English Language & Composition, Government & Politics, Spanish Language & Culture, Studio Art: 2-D Design, U.S. History, World History
Other Special Academic Offerings:
14 majors of study: Liberal Arts, Dance, Drama, Entrepreneurship, Film, Music (Instrumental), Music (Voice), Teacher Education, Technology, Visual Arts, Engineering, Journalism, Health Sciences, and Criminal Justice; dual enrollment program through Esperanza College of Eastern University gives students access to Economics, Forensics, and Introduction to Psychology.
Measures for Positive, Safe Learning:
Staff receives training in code of conduct and discipline procedures; safety climate officers are CPR-certified and attend additional training
School Advisory Council; afterschool volunteers; volunteering during school activities, college and career events; workshops; 21st Century Advisory Council; school board
Arts Activities and Classes:
Instrumental music classes; other instrumental ensemble; theater instruction; school plays; visual arts instruction; ceramics; dance instruction; dance; choir; literature; film
Activities and Special Programs:
National Honor Society; afterschool program includes: student council; Computer Zone; dance ensemble; CARE club; community service; home economics; lacrosse; photography club; animal awareness; video game club; film; sign language club; knitting club; fitness club; fashion club; forensics club; ESL; entrepreneurship; school newspaper, Esperanza Post; yearbook; art; intramural sports program; mentoring and tutoring programs
Football, Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Softball
Basketball, Bowling, Cheerleading