Academic Programs

  • AVID

    AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) is a full-year elective course that prepares students to attend a four-year college upon graduation from high school.

  • California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE)

    The CAHSEE stands for the California High School Exit Exam. The test  focuses in English Language Arts and Math. Students must obtain at least a 350 in Math and English to pass this exam.

  • Counseling Department

    The mission of the KCCHS counseling department is to support students in the academic, college/career, and social-emotional components of life.

  • Drama

    In Drama, all students are known as Players. They begin every semester by taking head-shots, professional photos of their faces to be displayed on the wall.

  • Global Studies

    This course helps to support our school’s mission and goals of aiding our students in their growth as citizens of their community and the world.

  • Journalism

    In this course, eleventh and twelfth-grade students are responsible for producing the King Chávez Neighborhoods of Schools biannual newspaper.

  • M.I.S.S.

    "Mujeres Iniciando Sus Sueños" translates roughly into "women initiating/launching their dreams." We started the group after seeing the need to provide positive role models and in