News and Announcements

Sylmar Shines Again: Sylmar Wrestling Made History on Saturday!

On Saturday, February 02, 2019, LA City Section held its CIF Dual Team Championship, and only the top 6 teams in the entire section qualified. Sylmar’s boys’ team was ranked 3rd after beating Granada Hills at home this past Thursday, but everyone, including the local media, had been talking about the match up between the two huge favorites, #1 Birmingham and #2 San Fernando, the entire week leading up to Saturday. BUT, the championships would not end before Sylmar’s Boys’ Wrestling team had something to say, or show rather, about it. Click on the headline for the details!
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Yearbooks Are On Sale! Pre-order the Sylmar Charter High School 2019 Yearbook!

The cost is $70 until April 1st. Prices will go up, so buy now and save! Available at our student store, school website, or go to

Hey Seniors! (or Parent of a Senior!) - It is a timeless tradition... time to submit your BABY PICTURES for the 2019 Yearbook! Get the YEARBOOK SNAP app OR use the ‘Community Upload’ feature under the ‘YEARBOOK’ link on, or click here:
Access Code: spartans2019
Please include the Senior's Full Name and ID Number.
Due: February 12, 2019
For questions, please contact Ms. Potrovitza at
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Sylmar Shines Again! Mr. Valentino's Auto Tech Program Is Among the Best in the Nation!

The National Coalition of Certification Centers recently released the certification rankings for schools that offer Automotive Technology Programs, and Mr. Kevin Valentino's program ranked seventh in the nation! Click on the headline to access the rankings. The National Coalition of Certification Centers (NC3) is a network of schools and corporations that supports, advances, and validates new and emerging technology skills in the transportation, aviation, and energy industry sectors.  It was established to address the need for strong industry partnerships with educational institutions in order to develop, implement, and sustain industry-recognized certifications that have strong validation and assessment standards. You can read all about it at!
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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! Click on the headline to access our brand new flyers!
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Sylmar Charter High Shines Again! In 2017 and 2018, We Earned a Silver Medal from U.S. News & World Report!

The U.S. News & World Report has released its annual ranking of the best public high schools in the United States.  These rankings include data on more than 20,500 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 in 2017 and 2018!
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Meet This Week's Spartan Scholar of the Week!

For the Week of 02.11.2019: Danielle Munoz is a senior valedictorian candidate, a swimmer, and a community activist. Danielle has overcome personal adversity to maintain above a 4.0 GPA. Danielle works hard in and out of the pool, using excellent time management skills to balance four Honors and AP courses, athletics, and extracurricular events. Danielle has her sights set on attending a University of California campus this coming fall, majoring in biology and furthering her career in the medical field as physician. Danielle is a true Spartan, showing how hard work and perseverance can lead to success. 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 Spartan mini-football, and a free meal from Marie Callender’s Bakery. Click on the headline for a photo of this week's Scholar!
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Meet Our Perfect Attendance Scholars for December 2018!

For the Month of January 2019: 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 January 2019 are Jeremiah Jordan and Aliyah Vazquez from our Academy of College and Career Readiness. For this honor, they will receive several great prizes: a $10 gift card for In-N-Out Burger, 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!
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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 sixteen or more days, then you are considered to be "chronically absent." Click on the headline for more information on our attendance policies.
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