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9-12
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Corona, CA
Students enrolled: 3,765

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1395 Foothill Parkway
Corona, CA 92881

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September 05, 2014
Alumni from class of 2006. I absolutely loved attending Santiago High School, and couldn't have asked for better teachers. The counseling staff is stellar, and the sports programs & extra curricular activities had a very positive impact on my education. I'd recommend this school to any parent within the school district.

- submitted by a community member
May 08, 2014
I graduated from Santiago in 2008 and my time there was the best I could have imagined. I was an Honors/AP class student and my teachers were engaging, helpful, knowledgeable, and left a positive impact I took with me into college. I loved the campus during my time and the few times I've come back it has only gotten even better! I was also a varsity athlete and have nothing but great things to say about the athletics at SHS and Steve Mitchell (former football coach and now AD). Parents, if you want to give your children a good education, great memories of HS, and prepare them for college and beyond, don't hesitate to allow them to attend Santiago.

- submitted by a community member
January 16, 2014
I am hosting a foreign exchange student this year and was apprehensive about classes, teachers and the logistics of starting on the first day. I couldn't be more pleased with the new principal. Dr. Lewis, his AP. secretary, and counselor. Great start and a highly supportive and welcoming team. Great school.

- submitted by a parent
January 15, 2014
This school is not proactive in handling bullying or harassment issues. They don't keep parents updated and show no concern in resolving issues in a timely manner. Teachers do not communicate with parents or go out of their way to help students. How are our kids going to be the best student if they are not encouraged by teachers and the school. Don't let your son or daughter become a victim.

- submitted by a parent
August 02, 2013
Great! The sports here are awesome! I'm a Sophmore and I love it here. I also play basketball. It's better than Centennial for sure. I've had a lot of caring teachers too.

- submitted by a community member
May 06, 2013
Ok... I'm a sophomore at this school and some of the teachers aren't so good. Some of the teachers are great and actually want to help, but unfortunately only of few of them are that dedicated. Most of the teachers , teaching style is more, "here you go learn it yourself" so if you're prepared for that then yea this is the school for you.

- submitted by a community member
November 10, 2012
do not judge a person until u know the facts, the school is judging my daughter even before they have a chance to see the help she has gotten, trust me she has done a complete turn around, the two people at the school district don;t seem to understand and they know who they are. what needs to be done is someone at the school to take care of the other student that caused the problem instead of turning there heads exactly what the school and school district are doing, i hope i don't have to get the news media invloved

- submitted by a parent
August 02, 2012
My granddaughter will be a Senior this year and she is taking AP classes and is in the band program. I can't say enough about the School. We LOVE supporting the Band & Swim programs. Wish I had gone to a school like this!!!!

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May 26, 2012
this school is really good i am graduating this year. i love this school when came here couldn't speak English and i learn in 6 month. school staff and teacher are great.

- submitted by a teacher
November 25, 2011
Santiago High is a great school if you make it great. It's not the schools fault that drama happens(if it does), it's the ignorant students. I am a senior at Santiago High, and I love it! Make it great instead of complaining, and move on! All the drama would be the same at any other high school anyways so get your facts straight and enjoy your high school life instead of becoming ignorant.

- submitted by a community member
July 04, 2011
I was a student that left for very good reason. The teacher's methods for teaching are highly questionable and they do not meet decent standards. There is not enough discipline when it comes to student behavior. Overall, this school has made me see that public schools are at a all time low. DO NOT ATTEND!

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May 12, 2011
im a student currently and i hate it. students are stuck up and create way to much drama. DON NOT ATTEND

- submitted by a student
March 29, 2010
Terrible school, teachers don't provide help students need. Poor faculty and rude employee's. Do not attend

- submitted by a parent
September 02, 2009
my child is currently a junior she is enrolled in 4 ap classes and all teachers are great and faculty is tremendous in their efforts to craete a safe and fun educational environment and the principal DR. Tompkins is amazing and truly cares A+ for santiago

- submitted by a parent
July 27, 2009
Great school with amazing academics, sports, and music programs. With the large population of students some can fall behind but also teaches how to survive in the academic world and compete for their desired grades. As for the racial tension little to none where as compared to Corona or Centennial High School. Overall an amazing school.

- submitted by a student
July 17, 2009
santiago high school is a bad school my son attended his freshman year there last year and it was a disappointment

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July 13, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
June 30, 2009
Santiago is a wonderful school. Our oldest graduated in 2007 and now attend UCLA. Our 2nd child will be a senior in the fall and she has been recruited by some of the top colleges in the nation for academics. Santiago is a diverse campus with a broad range of academics, sports and other activities that allows students to achieve and be successful.

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June 13, 2009
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- submitted by a student
May 20, 2009
I graduated from here. It had excellent academics and amazing teachers. I was able to get calculus out of the way my junior year, did track, drama, choir, water-polo and was the schools first Student President.

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no rating April 27, 2009
Both our daughters went to Santiago and I have to say that it was a wonderful experience for all of us. The staff was accommodating, most of the teachers were wonderful, and the girls left there ready for college and life.

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 26, 2009
I also graduated 2008. I thought it was a great school, most of the teachers were very helpful and I learned a lot!! All I have to complain about are the counselors. They are horrible, rude, and unhelpful other than that I believe Santiago was a great school!!

- submitted by a student
April 22, 2009
I graduated from Santiago in 2008. The teachers were amazing and the campus life is one of a kind. There are so many clubs, sports, and activities for a student to get involved. The staff and AP's were so supportive; you could always go and talk to them about anything. GO SHARKS!!!!

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April 13, 2009
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no rating April 13, 2009
I loved Santiago high school. While there the experience was amazing. I loved my teachers, my friends and the safe atmosphere that was perfect for learning. The teaching methods were great and it was just an over all fantastic experience. Thanks Santiago for everything!!!

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March 30, 2009
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February 06, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
January 24, 2009
I loved Santiago High School. I graduated from there in 2007. The staff and teachers are great. There is so much diversity in the student body and there are enough clubs and other extra cirricular activities for everyone to find something to do that suits them. GO SHARKS!!

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January 15, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
January 04, 2009
I love our school! The teachers are ggreat and I'm glad to graduate this year from it.

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December 11, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
December 11, 2008
If only the best will do. Shs is it. Mr luscher and mrs maya are overwhelmingly amazing math teachers. Both have received teacher of the year awards. Mr ward is an english teacher who teaches english, drama, creative writing, and journalism. Mr parish does wonders with the band program. Each year the best of the best music students are chosen to audition to play in college orchestas, and the marching band is almost garaunteed a spot in disneylands winter parades- they havent missed one in 10+ years!!! in 2004, they received a letter of accomadation from pres. George w. Bush on their outstanding music program and show of patriotism. I can gaurantee you, if you want your child to have the best, let them attend santiago. Shs became a blue ribbon school after only being open for 8 years! i love this school and they will always receive my highest regard.

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October 09, 2008
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September 18, 2008
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June 23, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
March 18, 2008
SHS is good if your child has the ability to handle all honors and ap classes. I wish foreign language offered honors classes at least for the the first two years. There are a lot of students who have parents that think rules do not apply to them and excuse even the most offensive behavior of their kids. SHS definately needs to enforce the DRESS CODE and help the teachers in sending students who are disruptive to buena vista and orange grove sooner. The honors teachers can move their disruptive kids to regular classes but the students and teachers who are not part of the honors and ap program are forced to put up with these kids for an entire year. In my opinion this creates a learning environment that is at best, a way to pass time.

- submitted by a parent
February 04, 2008
My daughter is a sophomore and has attended Santiago for two years now. They have an excellent honors program for freshman and sophomore; really push the kids to think beyond their comfort zone. Parent participation is key, especially for Honors kids. They encourage parent involvement by setting up meetings with teachers, grades posted daily, counselor available for consult, teachers are available by email. Honors Chemistry, Language and Math are challenging and keep the kids focused and prep them for University. Foreign language and art classes are alright, but truly can be better; because these classes are not honors based, there is a mixture of motivated and unmotivated kids enrolled who create for a loud and unfocused environment; can be quite a distraction and frustrating for High Achieving kids. Excellent teachers and administration. Really involved with the kids & parents.

- submitted by a parent
no rating January 31, 2008
We moved our son from Santiago to Centennial last year. We couldn't be happier. Santiago is over crowded. My son took honors and AP classes. I felt there was little over sight by the staff. At Centennial they have meetings every week with their academic team to keep on top of their progress. My son is now in the IB program which I really like. If your kids are good at sports, Centennial is the school to be at. Their football team won CIF 3 of the last 5 years and their basketball team also won CIF in 2007. Centennial's football coach was named the NFL high school coach of the year. I hear a lot of people complain about the Santiago caoches as well. Half the students, great athletics, choose Centennial if you can.

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January 10, 2008
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January 04, 2008
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November 13, 2007
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November 10, 2007
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October 25, 2007
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- submitted by a student
October 18, 2007
This is a very fair school. There are many courses to choose from and the teachers are great. I have been to 3 high schools so far and this is the first high school were the principle actually participates and spreads the spirit.

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September 18, 2007
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August 13, 2007
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- submitted by a student
June 14, 2007
Santiago High School is an excellent school for sports and academics. In just a few years it has accomplished an API score of 698, ranking 8th in the state. Along with this the sports teams are filled with dedicated coaches and athletes. The AP and honors courses are the best around with outstanding teachers. Clubs and Academic clubs are endless and fill the needs of any student. If you live in the Corona-Norco district, Santiago is the school to choose.

- submitted by a student
February 21, 2007
Overall, for a public school, Santiago is a fine school. The one thing that bothers me is that if my student does not want to take an honors or AP class, he is put in with many students that do not care about learning. I really wish they would have a class for those kids that do not care so ours would not be subject to the nonsense. The only reason a student may not take the upper level classes is because of all the silly 'projects'. If your child gets 'involved' they will do well. The choir and band is excellent! Not sure of the sports. Most teachers are excellent. Some need to be watched and are not! Academically challanged...yes!

- submitted by a parent
November 10, 2006
I had two girls attend SHS for all 4 years. What a nightmare. it was like a chaotic city. Randomly enforced dress code-- be prepared to see thong underwear hanging out of low-rise jeans. Some teachers really cared (Mr. Tuttle and Mr. Ward are two excellent examples), but most teachers were completely useless. My student was bullied junior year. My daughter took matters into her own hands and decided she wasn't going to attend school anymore. She was absent 42 consecutive days before the school office thought to call me. She is in her junior year of college now, thank God, no thanks to SHS. Don't send your kids here. If I could do it again, I would homeschool or spend the money for private.

- submitted by a parent
October 07, 2006
this school is awesome yes its a very populated school but its great theres many after school groups for child could be in and there is many AP classes for your children also great sports a awesome football team and theres swimming waterpolo baseball soccer ,softball,coularguard choir cheerleading dance team hip hop team and more I mean this schools great if your wondering is your child should go here well heres the reason why its a awesome school our school Santiago is the smarted school in the corona norco district were a California disguisted school and our school has a lot of school spirit too easy too make friends because theres so many people you could be friends with the teachers are also great Santiago offers so many different class here.

- submitted by a student
June 03, 2006
Great acedemics, lots of options for classes, and parents are always involved.

- submitted by a student
May 23, 2006
Santiago High School is a great school. It is big, but the staff is great and the classes aren't overcrowded. There are so many choices for college prep classes. The Science department is excellent.

- submitted by a teacher
May 04, 2006
This is a good school for the area, but theres just too many kids at the school. Also I don't like the bussing policy, there should be stops for students who are more than 2 miles but less than 5 miles away.

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May 03, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
March 27, 2006
This is not a good school at all. The number of classes you can take a year is limited to 6, which does not allow to take core classes along with a sport and art class. Extremely overcrowded, my son had 40 students in his chemistry class. School is designed poorly and is very dirty for being a few years old. Serious racial tension is throughout the school which has resulted in numerous fights and safety hazards. There are very few 'good' teachers. The school has a very poor math department. Overall, the school is terrible.

- submitted by a parent
March 13, 2006
This is a bad school. To many kids. Not a good learning invironment

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January 27, 2006
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- submitted by a former student
January 12, 2006
My son has attended since Freshman year and is graduating this year. My other son is a Freshman this year. The school is way overcrowded and unable to accommodate the student population. I would not move them to Centenniel or Corona High though.

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October 13, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
August 30, 2005
School has excellent resources. Teachers are good. The only negative is that there are too many students & it is easy to get lost in the crowd. Must be pro-active to get what you need.

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August 30, 2005
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- submitted by a student
August 19, 2005
One of the best schools in Corona.

- submitted by a parent
August 18, 2005
Very nice school. Likely best in Corona area.Large size is a drawback. Staff is excellent. Good sports and acedemic programs.

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July 07, 2005
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July 02, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
June 02, 2005
Great local high school. Strong sports program. Large student population 4000+. Used to be a magnet school, would like to go back to that program. Strong academics!

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May 20, 2005
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March 28, 2005
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March 20, 2005
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March 14, 2005
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December 09, 2004
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- submitted by a parent
May 22, 2004
US News and World Report June 2003 issue stated, Santiago is one of the top 100 public high schools in America. Although not perfect, a great school to send your child. Yes, overcrowding is an issue which should be anticipated due to Corona's incredible growth (we are growing faster than any other city in the Inland Empire). We are currently experiencing growing pains. It does, on occasion, impact student growth but not to the detriment seen in other cities, other schools. A new high school will open September 2008 to help reduce the crowding at Santiago. Santiago's ethnic diversity prepares our children for the real world. It's not black and white and brown and yellow. Its really just about people. This exposure will give our children a broader perspective/greater appreciation for the world they live in.

- submitted by a parent
November 21, 2003
With overcrowding such an issue, the students are suffering academinically. There is a total loss of teacher/student relationship. How are Honors classes factored into school API, overall State standards? I don't feel I have an accurate accessment of how schools are addressing their needs, advancement, improvement.

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Santiago High School
1395 Foothill Parkway, Corona, CA  92881
(951) 739-5600
Last modified Santiago High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Santiago High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 75 reviews. Top