History of SCHS


Charter Goals

Systems of support for students

We will develop, implement, enhance, and evaluate research based programs and services to meet the academic/social/emotional needs of all students.

  • Identify struggling students and enroll them in concurrent support classes.

  • Utilize a professional development plan that will provide teachers with education on cutting edge 21st century pedagogical strategies and best practices

  • Ensure the master schedule and course offerings meet the needs of all students and are aligned with the mission and vision of the school

  • Collect, analyze, and disaggregate data for the purpose of driving schoolwide decisions.

  • Implement programs to promote positive behavior

  • Teach and model the school mission statement, values, and expectations


Academic programs

We will develop, implement, enhance, and evaluate diverse educational programs to develop the whole child through access to rigorous and relevant courses and opportunities aligned with their personal skills, interests, and knowledge for college and career readiness.

  • Implement Common Core ELA and/or math teaching standards school-wide.

  • Implement a collaborative observation plan to learn best teaching practices from each other and enhance accountability.

  • Increase college & career readiness opportunities for all students.

  • Continually look to enhance current and establish new Career Technical Education (CTE) Pathways.

  • Continue to enhance the Cougar Explorations enrichment program.


Community partnerships and funding

We will establish community partnerships to provide educational and financial opportunities for Steele Canyon students.

  • Increase parent participation, community outreach and public relation efforts

  • Seek grants that will facilitate funding that meet the diverse needs of all Steele Canyon students.



We will utilize and develop systems and structures to increase effective communication amongst all stakeholders.

  • Utilize technology resources to regularly communicate school information to parents, students, community and staff.

  • Provide professional development for all staff that promotes team building, discourse and cooperation.

  • Continue to utilize collaborative subject area and vertical team meetings to create common, innovative, and rigorous curriculum for all students.


Facilities and infrastructure

We will develop a plan to maximize and enhance the use of facilities and actively use technology to develop 21st century skills within a safe and secure digital environment.

  • Create a long term technology plan

  • Continue to raise money for the purpose of building a stadium on campus.

  • Ensure that all facilities provide a safe place for students to learn and staff to work.

  • Upgrade our Learning Management System (LMS) to provide students with opportunities for online and blended learning.

Steele Canyon High School, A California Charter School 

12440 Campo Road, Spring Valley, CA 91978 


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Registrar Fax: (619) 660-7197 

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10th & 12th: 619-660-3531
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