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La Quinta High School is proud of its sound academic program and dedicated faculty. The school is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. The academic program focuses on the college bound student, thus the graduation requirements reflect the prerequisites for admission to the University of California and the California State University systems.

Over ninety percent of La Quinta High School graduates pursue higher education. Over fifty-five percent of each graduating class enrolls directly in four year colleges and approximately thirty-five percent in Community Colleges.

A rigorous program is offered to qualified students through honors,International Baccalaureate, and Advanced Placement courses in the following subject areas: English, Foreign Language, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Art, and Performing Art. Students who participate in the IB and AP Programs qualify for college credit through examination in May each year. The goal of the academic program at La Quinta High School is to prepare students to meet the challenges of their future endeavors.

Counseling Assistant Principal
Doug Bluth

Special Programs Assistant Principal
Liz Oberreiter