Cabrillo High School is doing "Whatever it Takes!" to ensure that our students experience a challenging and rigorous standards-based education. Along with a National Demonstration AVID program, and a comprehensive schedule of accelerated and Advanced Placement courses, we have also designed our school around six Small Learning Communities and three Secondary Specialized Programs. These communities are designed to give the Cabrillo student multiple opportunities to explore career pathways that will give them the necessary skills to make a successful transition to the integrated worlds of both college and career.
NINTH GRADE ACADEMY - ACCESS
Academy for College and Career Exploration for Student Success (ACCESS) is a comprehensive freshman transition program forall incoming 9th graders. We support and encourage our students academically challenge themselves with rigorous and relevant courses. Each freshman is assigned to an ACCESS house with a dedicated staff of teachers and counselors. Contact: Ms. Luz Romero (562) 951-7700 email: email@example.com
SECONDARY SPECIALIZED PROGRAMS (Grades 9-12)
Specialized Academy of Computer Media, Arts and Animation(SACMAA) is designed for students who have a passion for the Visual and Performing Arts and Computer Media. This program allows students to continually develop their skills within each of the three strands: Computer Media: Animation, Graphics, Web Design; Visual Arts: Drawing & Painting, Three-Dimensional Media or Performing Arts: Music, Dance and Drama. Contact: Mr. Andrew Lunt (562) 951-7700 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Cabrillo Engineering & Design (CED) is designed for students who have an interest in math and science and want to be able to “Think, Create and Build” like an engineer. Our program is supported through the award winning, nationally recognized Project Lead The Way curriculum, which allows for engineering students to earn college credit while in high school. An academic GPA of 3.00 or higher and a C or better in Algebra is recommended. Contact: Ms. Karen Kim (562) 951-7700 email: email@example.com
University Scholars prepares Cabrillo’s brightest, most academically driven students to sustain at least a 3.3 GPA while taking a rigorous course of study, including several selections of Accelerated, Honors, and Advanced Placement courses. Beyond the academic challenge, University Scholars receive support through student advisory groups, after-school tutorials, with university visits and guest speakers. Our mission is to ensure our University Scholars are prepared for a successful transition to college. Contact: Ms. Denise Sarno (562)951-7700 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
SMALL LEARNING COMMUNITIES (Grades 10-12)
Cabrillo Health Occupations and Careers (CHOC) is committed to providing its students with a rigorous academic program incorporating the A-G requirements. CHOC students focus on exploring the world of high demand careers in health and human services through guest experts in the field, job shadowing, and conferencing opportunities with health and science specific elective classes. Contact: Janelle Harmon (562) 951-7700 ext. 7835 email: email@example.com
Cabrillo Academy of Business (CAB) focuses on careers in global logistics, supply chain management, and finance. The Jaguar Academy of Finance is a member of the National Academy Foundation. NAF is a national network of career academies that services over 50,000 students in the US. Students will have hands-on experiences in this field inside and outside of the classroom. Through partnerships with local colleges and businesses, students will be exposed to the various pathways leading from Cabrillo to the world of finance, global logistics and supply chain management.
Contact: Mr. Jim Dowding California Business Education Association (CBEA)
2015 Conference Chair-Building Bridges/Long Beach, Ca.
Cabrillo Academy of Law & Justice (CAL-J) provides students with the opportunity to explore the field of criminal/civil law, and law enforcement, through a series of elective and A-G classes. Students will develop leadership and organizational skills, along with building awareness of post secondary options in the criminal justice field through, field trips, and guest speakers. Contact: Thomas Valdez (562) 951-7700 ext. 7754 email: firstname.lastname@example.org