Esparto High School is the focal point of many community and school activities. The school serves students in grades 9-12 throughout the Capay Valley.
Esparto High School teaches 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. 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.