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Our 2018-2019 Accomplishments

Here are SJUSD’s amazing 2019 accomplishments:

  • San Jacinto Unified was named as Top Growth District for graduation rate. we are now at 91%
  • San Jacinto Unified dropout rate is the second lowest in Riverside County at 2.6%
  • SJUSD received not just one, but three Riverside County Models of Excellence Awards for New Teacher Academy, Makerspace and District Attendance Initiative
  • Our SJUSD Kindness Campaign kicked off with Kindness Fridays and over 1,000 kindness shirts sold.  We now have businesses and our school community wearing kindness shirts on Fridays!
  • We began our “Starfish” Campaign where district staff mentored students in need of extra support at our schools. Over 40 students were provided with a loving, caring and nurturing adult who held our kids to high expectations while helping them gain valuable school and life skills
  • As a result of our community passing Measure Y, significant upgrades were completed at De Anza and Park Hill Elementary Schools, and SJUSD will begin construction on our new middle school in June!
  • San Jacinto High football team retained the Bell and went on to CIF Finals for the first time in 10 years!
  • SJHS will open its first CIF regulation-sized swimming pool, making it the largest swimming pool in the Valley. This was made possible, in part, by a major contribution from Soboba Band of Luiseno Indians.
  • SJHS opened its state-of-the-art Culinary Institute at San Jacinto High School
  • San Jacinto Leadership Academy was named a California Distinguished School
  • US News & World Report named SJHS as a Bronze Medalist for College and Career Readiness
  • Record and De Anza Elementary Schools are becoming Ron Clark Academy-inspired schools
  • The Edward Hyatt World Language Academy, serving students in preschool - 8th grade, opens its doors on August 8, 2019. All students will be learning Spanish and English simultaneously. (In 2019, students will be served up through 5th grade. Each year, Hyatt will add a grade until it reaches 8th graders)
  • San Jacinto Elementary is an International Baccalaureate School Candidate, part of a worldwide program that is very rigorous and encourages students to be lifelong learners and global thinkers
  • Estudillo Elementary is a "Leader in Me" school, based on the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, where students are learning to be leaders beginning in Kindergarten
  • Record, De Anza and San Jacinto Elementary Schools were recognized by the CORE Districts as high academic-impact schools. This is awarded when there is exceptional academic growth
  • Record Elementary and Mtn. View High received a 2019 Gold Award for Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports (PBIS)
  • Monte Vista and North Mountain Middle Schools were recognized as AVID Sites of Distinction. AVID is an a national highly effective program that stands for Advancement via Individual Determination, with a sole purpose to increase College and Career Readiness of students
  • Mtn. View High was recognized as a California Model Continuation High School
  • Mountain Heights Academy is expanding to include online learning in elementary (next year's program will be 1st -12th grade)
  • 503 citizens enrolled in our San Jacinto Adult Education program held on Mtn. View High's campus.