High School

While I am confident that MVC is preparing my child for college, I think it is far more important that the school is preparing and empowering my child for life --and that the view of life is eternal.

- MVC Parent

Students who complete the basic high school curriculum will be prepared to meet the entrance requirements of the University of California. A full range of advanced courses and co-curricular choices prepares students for the most selective colleges and universities. A variety of elective courses are available to enhance the students' educational experience.

Minimum Graduation Requirements



Languages other than English: 2 years of the same language (three recommended)


3 years (4 recommended): Algebra 1, Geometry and Algebra II


2 years (Bio and Chem)

Beginning with class of 2021: 3 years (Bio, Chem and one additional year)

Social Sciences

3 years: World History, Amer Gov/Econ and US History


2 years: Biblical Narrative I & II

Health & Exercise Science

1 year PE

Contract PE (Equestrian Option)

1 year Health and Wellness


1 year

Student Parking Registration


The full 2019-20 Course List can be found here.
The 2018-19 Course Catalog can be found here.

High School Schedules & Documents

HS Bulletin

HS Bulletin

Check here weekly for HS announcements.


Homecoming Week is October 14 - 19

Class-specific information including float work days, Powderpuff practice, and class dances is available for Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors.

Upcoming Events

Monday, September 30 - College Planning Night (9th - 12th Grade)

Friday - Saturday, October 4 - 5 - Freshman Retreat

Monday, October 7 - Senior Class Meeting (during Flex)

Monday, October 7 - Fall Fine Arts Night

Wednesday, October 9 - Thursday Block Day

Wednesday, October 9- College Financial Aid Night

Thursday, October 10 - Friday Block Day (Early Release)

Friday, October 11 - Faculty Professional Development Day (No School)

Monday - Saturday, October 14 - 19 - Homecoming Week (Revised Bell Schedule)

Class Info

Freshman: An email was sent to all Freshman parents on Tuesday, September 17 with details about the Freshman Retreat taking place on October 4 - 5. Permission slips are due in the ARC by Tuesday, September 24.

Freshman: The annual Monte Vista Christian Spelling Bee is open to students in 6th through 9th grade! If interested meet in the Makerspace Room on Tuesday, October 8th from 8:00 am - 8:40 am. Bring your own binder paper and pencil. No stress - come and have fun! Contact Mrs. Renard with questions.

Seniors: The deadline to register for Senior Trip was Sunday, September 15. If you are interested in going and still haven't signed up, registrations are being accepted through Monday, September 23. Details are available in the Senior Information Packet.

Seniors: Conquer the Test is offering a Senior essay class on Saturday, September 21 from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm (date change). Sign up with Conquer the Test.

Juniors: We know that college exploration can be intimidating and not knowing where to start is a common roadblock. In hopes of clearing this block, we are going to start Monte Vista’s first ever Junior Class College Exploration Group sessions! These sessions will be held in M20 (formerly MSPAR). There will be two groups during Flex and two groups after school to try to accommodate your busy schedules! Each group will be 30 minutes and will meet once a month. Sign up here.

Extra Info

High School College Planning Night

Join us for an all High School College Planning Night on Monday, September 30. We will have college admissions representatives available for questions, sessions on SAT/ACT, understanding NCAA, and class presentations covering what students can be doing now to plan for college. The evening will begin at 6:00 pm in the Outdoor Student Center.

Social Media Internship

Calling all fun and creative MVC High School students looking to learn more about social media marketing while building your portfolio of experience for college and career applications! A select number of students will be chosen to join the year-long internship. Find out more during an informational lunch meeting on Wednesday, September 25 in Price Hall. Contact Mrs. Lanham with questions.

Winter Sideline Cheer and Competitive Cheer Tryouts
Tryouts for Sideline Cheer and Competitive Cheer will be held in the Cheer Room on Tuesday, September 24 - Thursday, September 26 from 3:45 pm - 5:45 pm. Please make sure that you have all athletics paperwork completely filled out on FinalForms by the first day of tryouts. Students with incomplete paperwork will not be permitted to attend tryouts until it is complete. Register now and electronically complete all forms! Contact Mrs. Tellez with questions.

College Visits
There are more than 60 college representatives scheduled to visit MVC this fall. Check out this list and plan to stop by and meet the admissions counselors from these universities.

Want to stay healthy this school year?

Please remember these healthy habits:

Wash your hands!

Drink water: at least 1/2 your body weight in ounces is good.

Eat foods full of nutrition and stay away from empty calorie or sugary foods and snacks.

Wash your hands!

Do not share food or drink

Use hand sanitizer EACH time you enter and EACH time you leave EACH classroom.

Wash your hands!

Dress Code reminder

Athletic shorts and pants, including sweats, are only for PE and Sports Performance classes. Wear pants and jeans with no rips or holes. For ladies, leggings are only to be worn under skirts and dresses. The length of the shirt is no longer an indicator that leggings can be worn. Please make sure tops are modest with straps, covered midriff, and "armpit to armpit" coverage in the front. Ladies, modesty rules will be enforced at all extracurricular activities including football games.

Grand Canyon University

GCU will be in Student Services with goodies on Thursday, September 26 to answer any questions and collect final trip waivers. Stop by with questions!

Girls Basketball Info Meeting

There will be a Girls Basketball informational meeting on Tuesday, September 24 from 12:10 pm - 12:50 pm.

Athletes should grab their lunch and come to the Gym Lobby.

SAT Practice Exam
Revolution Prep is offering an SAT Practice Exam for Sophomores and Juniors on MVC’s campus on Friday, October 11 from 8:00 am - 12:00 pm. This is a great opportunity to take a full-length practice test under timed conditions and get a real-time snapshot of your testing performance. Space is limited so register now!

SAT Boot Camp
The next Conquer the Test SAT Boot Camp sessions will be starting with Mr. Hallock in just two weeks! There will be an option for Tuesday classes beginning September 24 for four weeks. The other option will be for Friday classes beginning September 27 for four weeks. Find out more here.

Upcoming College Fairs and Preview Days:

Silicon Valley STEM College and Career Fair - October 6

Christian College Fair - October 14

Cabrillo College and Career Night - October 28

Cal Sate Preview Days - Various date throughout the fall

Azusa Pacific University- October 17 - 18 and November 7 - 8

Biola University - November 10 - 11


Come with Mrs. West, Mrs. Muneishi, and Mrs. Swing to Spain! Enjoy the eclectic culture, sights, and food! Check out the full itinerary and an intro video at eftours.com/2200287SE. Did I mention we will be ziplining? Date: April 2-10. Cost: $3,755.

Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands

Science and Service Trip to the Galapagos Islands and Ecuador during Spring Break 2020. Come see the amazing animals and ecosystems of the Galapagos Islands, and help to serve needy families in Ecuador. For more information contact Dr. Kirchner.

Performing Arts

We are excited for our Performing Arts festival season! March 5-7, 2020 - ACSI Musicale Festival. April 2-5, 2020 - Disneyland Heritage Festival: Vocal Arts and Instrumental Arts. April 14-18, 2020 - California State Thespian Festival. Mark your calendars!

ASB Key Dates

Athletic Events

Lunch Menu

The MVCS Vista Newspaper

High School Bell Schedule

2019-2020 Parent Student Handbook

Please review and be familiar with the MVC Parent Student Handbook.

Class of 2020 Seniors

We are sure you are feeling the excitement build as your student has entered their last year of high school. There are many events to be aware of in the 2019-2020 school year. This page is designed to inform you of the pertinent dates and times of specific Senior class-related events and activities.

Save the Dates

2019/20 Key Dates for Seniors

Additional Information

Senior Information Packet

HS Profile