Our Mission

Our mission is to provide an excellent neighborhood based and college preparatory education for middle and high school students in City Heights.

Our Vision

Our vision is to see our graduates succeed in the college or university of their choice and be community leaders who work for positive change in City Heights and beyond.

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Important Information About the Current School Closure

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March

CITY HEIGHTS PREP IS CLOSED (MARCH 16-JUNE 10)

In accordance with local public health authorities and the San Diego Unified School District, City Heights Prep will remain closed between March 16th and the end of the 2019/2020 school year in order to curb the potential transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19). In the meantime, we invite our families to familiarize themselves with the tangible tools and resilience strategies that they can use within their homes, and to browse through the following information:

OVERVIEW

For a full overview of City Heights Prep’s response to the temporary school closure, please click here

MEAL DISTRIBUTION

To learn more about the current meal distribution procedures and locations available to students, click here.

COURSEWORK

During this time, all student coursework has been posted online per class/teacher. To view it, click here.

FREE WIFI

Select companies are offering free wi-fi to qualifying customers. Wondering if you’re among those who qualify? Learn more by clicking here.

ONLINE LEARNING RESOURCES

Have you heard about the new online resources available to students? Check out great learning opportunities from both Scholastic and Audible.

VIRTUAL FIELD TRIPS

Social distancing can feel isolating, but luckily museums, national parks, and major tourist sights have decided to open up free virtual tours to all of us!

Please note: The California Parent and Youth Helpline provides support and resource referrals to parent and youth during the current COVID-19 pandemic, 7-days a week from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Call or text 1-855-4APARENT (855-427-2736) for services in English, Spanish and other languages. For more information, please visit: https://caparentyouthhelpline.org/

We represent over 17 countries and 28 languages

Keeping with our mission of being a walkable neighborhood-based school, we serve a high proportion of students who have arrived to City Heights from various countries around the world. Our students come from Cambodia, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Haiti, Iran, Kenya, Malaysia, Mexico, Myanmar, Nepal, The Republic of Congo, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Uganda, The United States, and Vietnam.

Here, we prepare students for collegiate success

We offer a variety of Academic Courses & Afterschool Clubs

We recognize that every student has a unique set of talents, dreams, and interests. Because of that, in addition to our rigorous academic courses, we provide a wide range of after school clubs for students to choose from.

English

ELA, Reading, Language Intervention

Science

Earth Science, Life Science, AP Psychology, Biology

AVID

Study & Life Skills

Foreign Language

French, Spanish, and German

Sports

P.E., Soccer, Volleyball, Fitness Club, Girls Basketball

Math

IM, Algebra I & II, Geometry

Government & History

World History, Social Studies, Government/Economics

Art

Art, AP Art, Art Honors Society

Other Electives & Afterschool Clubs

ASB, Drama, Yearbook, Project Lead the Way, Robotics, JROTC, Geometry, Gay Straight Alliance, Environmental Superheroes, Dance, Gardening, Girls Club 

Looking to join City Heights Prep?

Get in touch today!