The mathematics curriculum is designed to provide each student with the opportunity to participate in a sequential program which will meet his needs, interests, and capabilities.This should be done only with teacher recommendation. A student wishing to enter a course for which he is not recommended must arrange a conference with his parents, his teacher, and counselor to request a parent override
Computer science is the study of processes that interact with data and that can be represented as data in the form of programs. It enables the use of algorithms to manipulate, store, and communicate digital information. A computer scientist studies the theory of computation and the practice of designing software systems. Its fields can be divided into theoretical and practical disciplines. Computational complexity theory is highly abstract, while computer graphics emphasizes real-world applicat...
The social studies program is organized around the student ’s need to understand and function satisfactorily in group life World History is recommended for college-bound students. The other unit may be selected from the remaining list of social studies courses.
The science program at Vista Highlands is designed to meet the needs of all students whether they plan to enter the work force or to enter college upon graduation.Students should develop a four-year course of study plan to include the science courses which address their interests, motivation and preparation; therefore, the science department offers variations of traditional high school science courses.
Vista Highlands complies with the State Board of Education policy regarding a statewide Uniform Grading Scale. Standards based report cards are issued for PreK-First Grade Students. Click here to view the district Ten Point Grading Scale
Art is a diverse range of human activities in creating visual, auditory or performing artifacts (artworks), expressing the author's imaginative, conceptual ideas, or technical skill, intended to be appreciated for their beauty or emotional power.In their most general form these activities include the production of works of art, the criticism of art, the study of the history of art, and the aesthetic dissemination of art. The three classical branches of art are painting, sculpture and architectu...