Why Trabuco Hills?
Why Trabuco Hills? The answer is simple...BALANCE - we do it all, and we do it all well.
Our goal is to help our families develop well rounded citizens; critical thinkers, leaders, artists, athletes, and community volunteers. We 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
Academically, THHS offers a rigorous and competitive curriculum. We currently offer 20 AP classes with over 1,000 tests taken annually. Our most recent results show a 79% pass rate in 2016 - far above the national average. We awarded 21 International Baccalaureate diplomas in 2016 (91% of the candidates) and had the most National Merit Finalists in SVUSD for 2017. In addition, we offer an extensive career technical education program including an Engineering lab, a HAAS manufacturing lab, CAD Drafting, TV/Video Production, Multimedia Design, and Computer Graphics. Our Docents and Med-Sci programs work in cooperation with ROP stimulating early career choice interests. We are also lucky enough to have some of the most inspirational and accomplished teachers on our campus striving to help your students succeed.
The rich tradition of extracurricular activities thrives at Trabuco Hills High School. Whether you chose to be part of one of our 24 athletic teams, including multiple League, CIF and State Championship teams, our award winning Marching Band, Ensemble or Jazz Bands, Chorale Music, Drama, Film or Cheer programs, or our multiple offerings of visual arts, you are sure to find something that suits your students talents and desires. You will find many of our scholars active in these groups as well. You will be hard pressed to find another school with the same cohesiveness as our students groups.
Our student’s enthusiasm and involvement in school activities has contributed greatly to Trabuco’s emergence as a nationally-recognized school. We have a very active and passionate student government group, our ASB. The activities and spirit they bring to our campus are widely recognized. Our Got Spirit? Days are tough to beat when almost 3000 kids bring out their class colors, creating a sea of blue, green, red and yellow. Our Associated Student Body also sponsors over 60 curricular and non-curricular clubs allowing an opportunity for everyone to find a home on our campus.
No matter what your passion we invite you to join the Mustang Herd, You’ll love the ride.