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Our 2017-2018 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:

  • Graduation rate is at an all-time high!
  • Drop-out rate at all-time low of 0.3%
  • Three SJHS students advanced to State level for National History Day: Anaya Crouch, Faith McNeely and Marisol Jimenez.  Faith and Marisol made it to the final round, and Marisol won the William E. Geary Memorial Award for Military History.
  • SJHS Mountain Bike Team competed in the National Interscholastic Cycling Association (NICA) SoCal Race, finishing in 5th place overall
  • SJHS advanced choirs (Ladies Ensemble and Jazz) received a gold rating at competition
  • Student board member Nadia Talamantez placed First in the Congressional Art Contest; her artwork will be on display in the U.S. Capitol
  • Jill Scott placed Second at the State FFA for her Agriscience Research Project
  • Mtn. View High’s Alyssa Alto received Outstanding Citizenship Award from Riverside County Bar Association
  • SJLA student Kassandra Padilla was selected by Hemet Elks Lodge as winner of their Patriotism Essay contest
  • SJHS Academic Decathlon Team placed 4th in County in their third  year return to competition, best finish in history of SJUSD!
  • SJUSD awarded California Model SARB (School Attendance Review Board)
  • 37 SJHS students approved to receive the California State Seal of Biliteracy
  • Eight SJHS students receive the Riverside County Seal of Multiliteracy
  • Nutrition Services earned the 2017 USDA Food and Nutrition Service Western Regional Office Sunshine Award for exceptional summer food program
  • Mtn. View Adult Education received its first ever WASC Accreditation
  • Mtn. View High School honored as a California Department of Education’s 2018 Model Continuation High School
  • San Jacinto Leadership Academy received fourth consecutive year award of 2017-18 Educational Results Partnerships Honor Roll
  • US News & World Report awarded SJHS a bronze medal for their performance on state-required tests and how well students are prepared for college
  • Selected for three (3) Models of Academic Excellence and Innovation Awards by Riverside County Office of Education ( New Teacher Academy, Building Innovators Through MakerSpaces, and District Attendance Initiative)