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Sierra Vista Alma Mater we will sing with praise. All the times that we have cherished how we love your name. When the years have finally ended we will have to part. But we won't be far because you're nearest to our hearts. With our colors true and mighty we will never fail. For to you we pledge our honor Dons to you we hail!


School Mission

SVHS provides a 21st century education that emphasizes critical thinking, communication, and respect for diversity, in a safe and positive environment, supported by collaborative community involvement, in order to create successful, college-prepared and career ready citizens.




Today: 4/27/17

DONS Stay Focused!

Are you starting to fall behind or even lose focus?

Then take action today!

Visit one of our tutoring centers. 


CAASPP Testing 10th &11th

Parents and Students

We begin state testing in March. 

11th grade students will test March 7,8,14 & 15

10th grade students will test April 3 & 4

The Smarter Balanced tests reflect California’s rigorous academic standards and allow students to demonstrate analytical writing and critical thinking skills as well as their knowledge of facts.

To learn more about these tests, please visit CDE’s Test Score Guide Web site, which provides informative guides and test score descriptions as well as sample test items at different levels of difficulty.

Another great resource are the Practice and Training Tests

Please assist us by making sure your child is present and prepared during our testing window. 

2017-2017 AVID Program Application

INTERVIEWS are MANDATORY. Please make arrangements to be at Sierra Vista High School by 3:10 pm at the latest, on the dates (below) and plan on staying for the entire time. We will interview you in the order that you arrive:



Applications are DUE on Fri. APRIL 7th to Ms. Castillo-Parrales OR Ms. Gutierrez.

AVID 9 Interviews: Tues. April 11th, 2017 in Room 212 from 3:10-4:30pm 


Click HERE for application

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Mrs. Simmons


Welcome to Sierra Vista High School, Home of the Dons.  I am very proud to be the principal of a high school filled with the very best teachers, staff and students, with the support of excellent parents.  We offer a variety of programs and opportunities for our students, but we never lose sight of our most important responsibility, which is that all of our students achieve high academic standards.  We expect our students to be:

  • Effective communicators and collaborators
  • Critical thinkers and problem solvers
  • Responsible individuals accountable for their actions
  • Digital-age learners
  • Respectful of diversity and the interdependence of people

In addition to the qualities listed above, we expect our students to be college and career ready when they graduate from Sierra Vista High School.  Our graduates attend top universities and receive thousands of dollars in scholarships every year, and many dedicate time back to Sierra Vista High School.

We offer many Advanced Placement courses, the Seal of Biliteracy, AVID, and a full range of art, music and athletic programs.   For years we have successfully participated in music competitions and festivals which feature orchestra, choir and band.  Our athletes are frequent league champions and participate annually in CIF competitions.  We also have over thirty clubs and organizations for students to join, and we take pride in getting all students involved.

I invite all parents to visit our school and attend our activities to see what we have to offer here.  Feel free to contact me if you ever have questions or concerns.

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