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Our 2015-2016 Accomplishments

Not only do we strive to ensure equity and access for all students, but we also relentlessly pursue results for our students. To this end, we are pleased to report:

  • High school graduation rate is 87.5%, surpassing both county and state averages
  • Drop-out rate is third lowest in Riverside County at 4.4%
  • An all-time high of 92.4% of our 2016 graduating SJHS seniors are headed for a two-year college, four-year university, trade school or the military
  • Completion of course requirements for entry into the California university systems, also referred to as A-G courses, increased 7% in 2015 to 35.1%
  • Awarded AP Honor Roll by College Boards for the second year in a row for extraordinary growth in students taking and passing high school Advanced Placement courses
  • Eighty-one percent of our A-G course graduating seniors applied to one or more universities
  • Graduating seniors awarded $2,013,950 in scholarships and grants for post-secondary education, surpassing the prior year total award by 34.3%
  • Graduated our first International Baccalaureate Diploma students
  • Increased Career and Technical Education (CTE) course enrollment to 22.3% of high school students
  • Hyatt Elementary, Record Elementary and Megan Cope Elementary received the prestigious 2016 Gold Ribbon School Awards for excellence in instruction from the California Department of Education
  • Received the 2016 Large Business of the Year Award from the Hemet/San Jacinto Valley Chamber of Commerce
  • SJUSD parent survey revealed that 93.5% of parents agreed or strongly agreed they are satisfied with their child’s SJUSD school experience
  • All students in grades 8-11 took the Preliminary SAT (PSAT)
  • San Jacinto Leadership Academy named to the 2015 CBEE Honor Roll Schools list for a second year in a row
  • Monte Vista Middle School became the first site in SJUSD to receive the AVID Site of Distinction award
  • North Mountain Middle School’s Security Team received the Riverside County Office of Education Model of Excellence and Innovation award
  • Became a founding district of the Inland Empire Code Consortium ( for promoting Computer Science in all grades
  • Established our first African-American Parent Advisory Council
  • Received new fitness center at San Jacinto High School from UCLA Health's Sound Body Sound Mind and Healthy Valley Foundation partnership grant