Saddleback Valley Unified School District

Saddleback Mountains overlooking RSM Lake

Trabuco Hills High School - Facility Needs Assessment and Plan

About Trabuco Hills


Trabuco Hills High School is located in the city of Mission Viejo, educating students 9th through 12th grade. The school opened its doors in 1985. The Trabuco Hills High School mission statement is the driving force that guides its school curriculum, instruction, programs and activities. It states, "By creating a dynamic and diverse educational environment, the Trabuco Hills High School community will provide its students with learning experiences that provide the Academic Base, Self-Discipline and Social Skills necessary to become life-long learners and productive citizens in our ever-changing world". This is truly a tall order. However, the faculty, staff, and administration, in partnership with parents, are committed to providing our students with the finest comprehensive education in Orange County. They strive to provide a clean, safe and orderly environment that promotes student learning school-wide, and enhances academic achievement.

Trabuco Hills High School’s goal is to help its families develop well rounded citizens; critical thinkers, leaders, artists, athletes, and community volunteers. They believe in offering diverse academic and extracurricular opportunities to serve the wide ranging interest of our students. Trabuco Hills High School is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, earning the full six-year term of Accreditation by WASC in the fall of 2014.

Trabuco Hills High School has been recognized as follows:


  • California Distinguished School
  • National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence
  • 3 Time Newsweek Top U.S. Public School, most recently ranking 335th in 2016
  • California Exemplary Career Technical Education School
  • California Excellence in Arts School
  • 11 THHS teachers selected as district/county “Teacher of the Year” in the last 15 years



Some Improvements Identified

Facility Improvement Plan