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Contact Stephanie Dennis  Stephanie Dennis School Secretary and Registrar
Contact Alexis Kersting  Alexis Kersting (530) 787-3405 ex: 206 Guidance Counselor
Contact Lupe Trejo  Lupe Trejo School Secretary and Attendance Clerk
Contact Jennifer Wiese  Jennifer Wiese Principal

About Us

Esparto High School remains the single comprehensive high school in the Esparto Unified School District.  In addition to EHS, the district maintains an elementary school, a middle school and continuation high school.  Esparto Unified School District still stands out as a small, rural, agricultural district in Yolo County.  

The campus of Esparto High School is the central point of many community and school activities.  With the restoration of the auditorium, made possible through funding from the local Tribal Mitigation funds and District general funds,  community involvement as well as school assemblies and productions have increased.  The Capay Almond Festival continues to be a major community event.

Esparto High School provides students with a structured and supportive testing environment, thus EHS students will perform very well. Staff at EHS is focusing upon teaching to the California Common Core State Standards via a rich and varied curricular program. EHS continues to offer a rigorous academic program consisting of college prep classes, AP offerings, Ag science, world languages, and a diverse selection of CTE classes.

Like the curricular program, EHS remains a highly diverse school. The ethnic make-up of EHS is 56.61 percent Hispanic, 36.27  percent White,  2  percent Asian, and 2 percent Two or More races.  Among the significant sub-groups at EHS, there are currently 58.6 % socioeconomically disadvantaged, 21.4 % English Learners, and 8.1 % student with disabilities.
Recognizing student success has become an important aspect of EHS this school year.

Inviting parents and the community to take part in EHS is strongly encouraged. Additionally, a monthly news article is submitted and published in the local newspaper, The Valley Voice. Parents and community are encouraged to participate at EHS school activities and sports. Parents can volunteer their time in the classroom, with tutoring, supporting athletic events, belonging to  Ag boosters, or Athletic boosters. Parents are also needed to participate in the School Site Council, on the English Learner Advisory Council, and on the Ag Advisory Committee. Parents are welcome to attend Academic Awards assemblies; FFA awards assemblies, Athletic awards assemblies, and the National Honor Society induction ceremony. All of these are held throughout the school year. Parents are also welcome to make an appointment to visit the school and the classrooms of their students.

The Esparto High School shared vision of education: consistent rigor, extraordinary results, and inspired relationships.

High School Education and Curriculum

Advanced Placement (AP)- EHS offers eight Advanced Placement courses that allow students to take college level classes and earn college credit upon the passage of an exam. The courses are as follows; US History, Spanish Language, Calculus AB, Statistics, Human Geography, European History, English Language, and English Literature. Students and parents with questions should contact the school or visit the College Board AP website by clicking HERE

 

Career and Technical Information (CTE) - CTE is a program of study that gives students technical knowledge and hands-on training and education in one of 15 different career pathways. Students who complete a CTE pathway are able to graduate high school with skills that make them ready to enter the workforce or begin post-secondary education. The CTE programs at EHS are Floral Design, Culinary, Agriscience, Digital Arts Media and Agricultural Mechanics. For more information on CTE visit the California Department of Education by clicking HERE

 

English Language Development (ELD)- Students who have a first language other than English receive support services to develop their English skills in reading, writing, speaking and listening. EHS offers a period of English support for these students to help them reach proficiency in the English language.  In all classes, teachers use instructional techniques that support students as they improve their English skills and learn the subject content. To view the California ELD Standards click HERE

 

Dual Enrollment- EHS offers five courses that are dual enrolled with Woodland Community College and Los Rios Community College District. Students who complete the enrollment paperwork and complete the course receive credit on a college transcript. These courses can be used to satisfy General Education requirements at community colleges and universities. The courses that are dual enrolled are; Intro to Culinary, Advanced Culinary, Plant Science, Spartan Success and Digital Arts Media.