Claremont High School
About Claremont High School
Claremont High School (CHS) is located in Southern California about thirty miles east of Los Angeles. Nestled in the San Gabriel Valley and the City of Claremont, Claremont High School is within walking distance of the consortium of seven Claremont Colleges.
Claremont High School serves approximately 2,400 students. The school is proud of its rich diversity, which is noted in over twenty different languages spoken. The student community is 45% White, 29% Hispanic, 13% Asian and Pacific Islander, and 8% African-American. Over 96% are fluent English speakers. Claremont High serves approximately thirty-five orthopedically handicapped students from the Claremont Unified School District and surrounding districts.
Staff and students work hard to build a culture of respect and pride. There is a school culture of strong achievement by all students and an expectation of respect for each other.
The Claremont High School Mission and Vision Statements as well as the Expected Schoolwide Learning Results (ESLRs) were developed by staff, students, and parents.
Claremont High School commits itself to nurturing the academic, social, physical, and emotional development of all students to prepare them to take their place as productive and invested members of the larger world community.
Claremont High School is a diverse community where students have a sense of safety, belonging, and connection. The classroom is an active, academically rigorous learning environment that is creative, responsive, and engaging. Students are empowered to succeed in and beyond high school.
The revised Expected School-wide Learning Results for CHS students (ESLRs) state:
THE CLAREMONT HIGH STUDENT STRIVES TO BE:
Students demonstrate integrity, responsibility, a sense of fairness, and justice.
Students meet their academic, personal, and social responsibilities.
Students find and use artistic outlets of expression. They also explore innovative activities and solutions.
Students develop awareness and understanding of significant facts, concepts, ideas, and issues across a broad range of disciplines.
Pursuing Personal Growth
Students reflect on who they are, what motivates them and how to improve their current situation.
Students respect themselves, others, property, and ideas.
Students give thoughtful consideration to their own learning and experience.
Students make choices that advance their long-term goals and needs.
Students actively and positively contribute to the classroom and community.