Desert Valley High School

Welcome To Desert Valley High School

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    "California Model Continuation High School"
    If not us, then who?

     

    Antonio Munguia   Antonio Munguia - Principal 

     

     Monday, November 13th is the start of our 3rd grading period.  2nd grading period report cards will be mailed out on Thursday, November 16th.

     

     

     DVHS Scorpions   SCORPION PRIDE

     Mission

    To provide a  learning environment  in a safe and supportive setting, which encourages positive and responsible relationships so students can re-establish their academic, personal, and career objectives, which will enable students to identify and achieve their current and post-secondary goals.

    Vision:

    Desert Valley High School embraces the belief that we must endeavor to create an educational climate in which all students are given the opportunity to develop their full academic and personal  potential.

    Desert Valley High School provides a structured academic program that enables students to obtain a high school diploma and prepare for their post-secondary choices.  The school focuses on individual needs, provides standard-based curriculum, and the building of a positive self-concept.  Students are encouraged to improve their attendance, stretch their academic limits, and develop a positive attitude.

    School-wide Learner Outcomes

    STUDENTS WILL BECOME EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATORS:

    •     Demonstrating proficiency in written, oral and visual communications
    •     Receiving and interpreting information through reading and listening
    •     Contributing and functioning in various group settings
    •     Communicating effectively through the appropriate use of multimedia and technology

    STUDENTS WILL BECOME RESPONSIBLE INDIVIDUALS:

    •     Understanding and respecting diversity
    •     Making a positive contribution to school and community
    •     Demonstrating honest, ethical and courteous behavior
    •     Making wise choices that promote a healthy lifestyle

    STUDENTS WILL BECOME SELF-DIRECTED LIFE-LONG LEARNERS

    •     Setting priorities and achievable personal, academic and career goals
    •     Seeking and utilizing resources to demonstrate mastery of content
    •     Utilizing critical thinking to solve problems
    •     Recognizing personal needs and utilizing supplemental services

    STUDENTS WILL BECOME PREPARED FOR POST-SECONDARY OPPORTUNITIES

    • Acquiring employability skills
    • Researching personal interest, skills and abilities
    • Utilizing research to plan and prepare for post-secondary options
    • Prioritizing and monitoring progress towards personal goals

    DVHS Single Plan for Student Achievement

    DVHS WASC Self Study Report

    WASC Visiting Committee Final Report

     

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