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Students of the Month October 2018

 Congratulations to the following students of the month. Christopher Carter, Reiko Scilingo, Alan Villanueva, Sebastian Gomez Valdez, Olivia Merrick, Alma Hernandez, Kendyl Brower, Laura Lipponen, Ron Belman, Kristie Herrera Garrido, Enya Walker, Jakob Silva, Ilda Livia Huoponen, Lindsay Harris, Lilou Gervais, Irvin Alvarado Martinez (not pictured), Peter Sanfilippo, Francisco Guardarrama. Great job everyone! (Miller)

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Westmont High School


Westmont High School is located in Campbell, California.  The school opened in the fall of 1964 and recently celebrated our 50th anniversary.  Westmont High School was recognized as a California Distinguished School in 1996 and a National Blue Ribbon School in 1997.  

Westmont has a thriving FFA program, extremely active performing arts program, and a 4 year pathway in engineering.  We currently have a diverse population of approximately 1600 motivated students.

What's Cool About Westmont?

  • Approximately 1650 multi-talented, achieving, diverse students. 
  • Fully accredited, comprehensive high school, college and career culture
  • Highly-qualified instructors, credentialed experts in their fields
  • Highly-qualified staff, paraprofessionals, and experienced, credentialed administrators
  • 90 student Leaders Inspiring Freshman Excellence LIFECrew, ambassadors for freshman success
  • Award-winning visual, fine arts, and performing arts programs
  • Award-winning 4-year Drama program including Honors level and Thespian Society membership
  • The only Agricultural Sciences 4-year college pathway in Santa Clara County, Campbell FFA Chapter
  • English Learner Program, Culture Club, and ELAC parent advisory committee
  • Award-winning Special Education Inclusion Program for students with disabilities
  • Project Lead the Way Engineering pathway supported by Xilinx, SJSU, PLTW, and other organizations
  • Wide array of clubs and organizations for the diverse interests of all our students
  • Comprehensive and competitive after school sports program
  • Traditional music program including jazz ensemble and marching band
  • 3 levels of Honors English open to all interested students in 9th, 10th, and 11th grades
  • Outstanding Advanced Placement Program offerings, multiple AP courses in each core area plus electives
  • Our master teachers mentor prospective teachers from SJSU, Stanford, SCU and other teaching programs
  • Peer-tutor program provides academic assistance; after-school Homework Center
  • ASB, FFA, and other club-sponsored opportunities for student leadership
  • Strong parent booster organizations contribute generously and provide social interaction for parents
  • School Site Council provides parent and community input to school culture and policy
  • PTSA parent organization meets monthly to connect stakeholders and stay informed
  • Significant API growth from 2008 to present
  • Graduates go to Stanford, MIT, UCLA, and many other exciting places for post-secondary work
  • Silicon Valley Career Technical Education provides career and technical certifications for Jr.'s/Sr.'s
  • Awesome parent volunteer team runs our College-Career-Center