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Floriculture Class

Competition Team at Showcase - March 3, 2018!

Competition Team at Showcase - March 3, 2018!

Competition Team at Showcase - March 3, 2018!

Competition Team at Showcase - March 3, 2018!

Our Outstanding Culinary Arts Seniors - Serving lunch to visitors

Creek Fire Townhall meeting - one presenter LAFD Assistant Chief John Drake SHS class of 1980

Creek Fire Town-hall Community Meeting with CD7 Monica Rodriquez March 1st 2018

Varsity Baseball with Coach Rivera

Jordan Cabral, Wrestling City Champion!

Wrestling Team

2018 Softball

Softball Alumni

Marisol Sanchez, Essay Winner ("Letter to My Parents")

Sylmar Science!

Baseball with the Dodgers

Look at What We Found on Foothill Blvd.

Tennis Team at UCLA

Freshman Basketball

Fall 2017 9th grade honors

Tennis Team at UCLA

Girls Varsity Basketball

Fall 2017 9th grade honors

Tennis Team at UCLA

8th Graders visiting SCHS

Fall 2017 9th grade honors
Fall 2017 9th grade honors
Fall 2017 9th grade honors
Fall 2017 9th grade honors
Fall 2017 9th grade honors

Educare - Homerun derby

Fall 2017 9th grade honors
Mr. List's ninth grade Landscaping students adding to the landscape

Mr. List's ninth grade Landscaping students adding to the landscape

Fall 2017 9th grade honors

Sylmar Soccer

Cheer performing for 8th Graders visiting SCHS

2018 Wrestling teams

Fall 2017 9th grade honors

Academic Decathlon Team Members Mario Casillas, Jose Flores, Rolando Ruvalcava and Alex Romero Participating in an All-Saturday Competition Workshop

New Herb Garden for SCHS Culinary Arts Program planted by Sylmar Agriculture Program

New Herb Garden for SCHS Culinary Arts Program planted by Sylmar Agriculture Program
New Herb Garden for SCHS Culinary Arts Program planted by Sylmar Agriculture Program
SCHS Band and Drill at the Rose Bowl
SCHS Band and Drill at the Rose Bowl

The National Anthem being played by SCHS and Van Nuys Bands

Kelly Gonez, School Board Member, with Mr. Lee in our cafeteria

Our students raise and lower the U.S. flag each day

College visit to Cal Tech

Some of our staff at a promotion celebration

California Scholarship Federation scholars visit the University of California-Irvine

Nice job by our horticulture students!

Sammy Spartan and 8th Graders visiting SCHS

Is it a bird or a kite ? Beautiful green grass quad !

Girls Soccer

Senior night for Girls Wrestling

Senior night for Girls Basketball

Sylmar Cheer

Band Performance for 8th Graders visiting SCHS

Senior Wrestlers

Varsity Basketball

Freshman basketball

Our Decathletes!

Our Academic Decathlon Team Visits the DWP Plant

Welcome to Sylmar Charter High School, a community of learners.  Your future starts here!  We would love to hear from you.  You can e-mail us at the bottom of the web site.

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Welcome to Sylmar Charter High School!  As a Community of Learners, Your Future Starts Here!


Proud Recipient of the 2017 Silver Medal Issued by U.S. News & World Report for Being One of America’s Best High Schools! 


This Distinction Is Earned by Only 10.3% of All Public High Schools in the Nation! 

Why choose Sylmar Charter High School?  If you are a student, consider joining Spartan Nation, where our dedicated teachers will challenge you to be the best you can be. Our vision for you extends well beyond the four years of high school. In fact, we are just as concerned about the grades you earn today as the decisions you will make tomorrow.  If your curiosity is piqued after perusing our web site, please stop by to visit our campus. Come see first-hand the vibrancy of a school culture that is built upon our dynamic tradition and a desire to offer a personalized education to each and every Spartan Scholar!

News and Announcements

Introducing Our New Head Football Coach!

Sylmar Charter High School is proud to announce that Mr. Cerone Woods has been named the Head Coach of the Spartan Football Program! Coach Woods is a long-time football coach in both high school and college programs. Please, come join us in Spartan Hall on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at 6:00 pm to welcome the newest member to the Spartan Family. We will serve coffee and tea along with any sweet treat contributions offered by you, our Sylmar Family, to share with our new football coaching staff and Spartan friends. Please click on the headline to read his bio!

We Will Have a Perfect Attendance Concert on April 3rd!

On Tuesday, April 3, 2018, Epic Proportions Tour (EPT) will bring an amazing concert experience to Sylmar Charter High School! Students with perfect attendance and no tardies will be invited at 10:55 AM for a Meet & Greet with the bands, popcorn, and fruit! Then, the band will perform for all students at 11:11 AM. Students will be receiving a special lanyard on Friday, March 23 as part of their invitation for the Attendance Concert on Tuesday, April 3rd!

We Are proud to Announce This Year's Spring Musical, "RENT"!

During the 20th anniversary of the groundbreaking Broadway smash hit RENT, Sylmar Charter High School is proud to announce this year’s spring musical. “RENT is about hope. It’s about family. It’s about love, and struggle, and pain and making your voice heard,” said Stagecraft teacher Christian Pine. The performances will be on Wednesday, May 2 at 3:30pm, Thursday, May 3, and Friday, May 4 at 7:00pm in Spartan Hall. Click on the headline for the exciting details!

Here Is Our SBAC Testing Schedule!

In an concerted effort to create the most optimal SBAC testing schedule for our students, the Local School Leadership Council (LSLC) has approved block schedules on the testing dates. Please click on the headline to view these special schedules!

Announcing the February Attendance Challenge Winners!

Attention, Spartans! Attend Today, Achieve Tomorrow! We are hosting monthly Attendance Challenges, where you will have a chance to win special prizes! All students who attended on Friday, February 16 and on Tuesday, February 20 were eligible for the prizes. Ten randomly selected students have been selected to win an In-N-Out gift card, a custom Sylmar sports bag, and a lanyard! Congratulations to the following students for winning and for attending both days! They are Nathaniel Hernández, Marissa Gutiérrez, Mónica González, Darlene Bautista, Luis Ramos, Jonathan Zúniga, Vallerie Santiago, Daniel Félix, Andrés García, and Jadyn Marceu! Congratulations, Scholars!

Read Our Attendance Expectations Here!

It is imperative that you come to school on time and ready to learn every day. Each Spartan Scholar is expected to be in school for 96% of the time. This means that you must attend 173 days of the 180 school days. If you are absent for fifteen or more days, then you are considered to be "chronically absent." Click on the headline for more information on our attendance policies.

Sylmar Charter High Shines Again! We Earned a Silver Medal from U.S. News & World Report!

Today, U.S. News & World Report released its annual ranking of the best public high schools in the United States.  These rankings include data on more than 22,000 public high schools in fifty states and the District of Columbia. Schools were awarded gold, silver or bronze medals based on their performance on state assessments and how well they prepare students for college.   Sylmar Charter High earned a silver medal!

Why Choose Sylmar Charter High School?

If you are a student, consider joining Spartan Nation, where our dedicated teachers will challenge you to be the best you can be. Click on the headline to access our brand new flyers!

Meet This Week's Spartan Scholar of the Week!

For the Week of 03.19.2018: This week’s Spartan Scholar of the Week is Paola Villegas, a senior in our Math-Science Magnet. Paola has qualified for the 2020 Junior Olympics, which will be held in Tokyo, Japan. She will be competing on the softball squad for Mexico. She plays shortstop, and has been a softball player since seventh grade. She is on our Varsity team, where she earned a .494 batting average last year. Paola will be playing for Cal State Fullerton in the Fall. She has earned academic and athletic scholarships to CSUF. Congratulation, Paola! We are so proud of you! For this honor, our scholar's name and photo will be placed on the marquee and on the home page of our web site all week. In addition, our scholar has received a special Spartan Scholar Medallion, a Sylmar limited edition tumbler, a delicious macrobar, and a free meal from Marie Callender’s Bakery. Click on the headline for photos of this week's Scholar!

Meet Our Perfect Attendance Scholars for February 2018!

For the Month of February 2018: In a concerted effort to celebrate our students' attendance accomplishments, we have a Monthly Perfect Attendance Award! Each month, we randomly select two students who have achieved a perfect attendance record throughout the previous month.The winners for February 2018 are Chantal Torres and Julio Ramirez from our School of Business, Technology and Design. For this honor, they will receive several great prizes: a $10 gift card for In-N-Out Burger, a meal at Marie Callender's  Bakery, a special edition Sylmar tumbler, and a unique Perfect Attendance Medallion!  The medallion can be worn during the graduation ceremony! Click on the headline for photos of this month's Scholars!

School for Advanced Studies Is Accepting Applications! Click Here to Apply!

The School for Advanced Studies (SAS) provides high-achieving and gifted students with an academic pathway that meets the UC & CSU college requirements. SAS's enriched curriculum prepares students to be competitive college applicants. Our content-specific, rigorous instructional program simultaneously provides foundational learning skills while differentiating for diverse learners. SAS teachers collaborate to meet the social, emotional, and academic needs of students. With all the benefits of a large, comprehensive high school's electives, clubs, and sports, SAS also aims to provide the support of a close-knit community. For more information, please click on the headline to access the application. Feel free to contact Ms. Diana Delgado at (818) 833 – 3713, or visit the SAS website at http://shsadvancedstudies.weebly.com.

We Have a Club on Campus Just for You!

At Sylmar Charter High School, we offer an extensive array of clubs to keep you energized, enlightened, and engaged! Click on the file below for a list of our clubs, and get involved!

Seniors - Our 2017-2018 Senior Attendance Policy Is Now Available!

All Class of 2018 seniors, as a condition for participating in Senior Activities and the Graduation Ceremony, must have a record of good school attendance during their senior year. Good school attendance will be determined by the guidelines established in our Senior Attendance Incentive Program and will affect participation in the ceremony and senior activities. The Senior Attendance Incentive Program begins on the first day of school, August 15, 2017, or the first day the student enrolled into our school. All absences, both excused and unexcused, from that day forward until the end of the school year will be counted for the Senior Attendance Incentive Plan. Please click on the link for the details!

LAUSD Non-Discrimination Statement

The Los Angeles Unified School District is committed to providing a working and learning environment free from discrimination, harassment, intimidation and bullying. The District prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation and bullying based on actual or perceived race or ethnicity, gender/sex (including gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and pregnancy-related medical conditions) sexual orientation, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental status, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age (40 and above), genetic information, political belief or affiliation (not union related), a person's association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law, ordinance, or regulation in any program or activity it conducts or to which it provides significant assistance. Please click on the headline for further information.

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