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9-12
Public charter
Sacramento, CA
Students enrolled: 960
Before care: No
After care: Yes

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2315 34th Street
Sacramento, CA 95817

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(916) 277-6200
(916) 277-6370
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July 01, 2014
I I am currently a freshman at Sacramento charter high school and to be honest I really do not like the school the teachers only help you if you have some really good gradesand if you ask for help some of the teachers are very rude or they don't seem very welcomingthe kids there are very ghetto self centeredand not very well mannered as for academics they do challenge you but they don't do very good job I hope you get an understanding of the curriculum overall fact I help out some students but leaves a lot of other students behind.

- submitted by a community member
May 25, 2013
i am currently a sophomore and i can say i'm prepared to enter my junior year sac high and the teachers take the time to check with you to make sure that your grades do meet college requirements and they have weekly check ins in which they give a "quick look up" to have the student give to the parent and returned sign to verify the parent is also checking the progress of there child.

- submitted by a student
May 09, 2013
Sac High puts Students first and the proof is in the school statistics. Need I say more? See for yourself.

- submitted by a parent
April 17, 2013
First time my daughter ever made honor roll. This school knows just how to motivate these kids and graduate them to universities. I highly recommend it!

- submitted by a parent
October 13, 2012
I have a 9th grader at Sac High. Initially I was concerned about the neighborhood, as it is in Old Oak Park. However, I have now come to understand that Sac High plays a crucial role in this neighborhood and the mix of children from ALL economic levels creates an academically rich and diverse community in which to learn. Sac High prides itself on being the #1 school in college placement for minority children. In fact more than 95% of our children were accepted into 4 year colleges last year and more than 50% of our athletes received full ride scholarships. The curriculum is rigorous and the instructors are top notch. Our new principal is a Harvard graduate who has recruited teachers from Harvard, Stanford, Cal Berkeley, and UCLA. Discipline is second only to academics and you will never walk into an unruly classroom, or find children inattentive, as this is a school for serious students who are college bound. I highly recommend Sac High for children of all races and economic levels.

- submitted by a parent
October 13, 2012
I am a student at Sac High who was suppose to go to Kennedy. I chose Sac High because I know most of the 9th graders that go to Kennedy and I know that most of them are not serious about school. I wanted to go to a school where rowdy and disruptive students were not allowed because I have been going to school with children like that for a long time while in MLK and SES. At Sac High education is the most important thing and they have college recruiters checking out our grades at least once a month. As a 9th grader I have already been scouted by Stanford, Oregon, & CAL because I have a 3.8 gpa. I have also been recruited by all of the HBC's, San Jose, and San Diego State. I can enjoy school knowing that I will definitely be offered a scholarship to a school that can help me achieve my goal to be an environmental attorney.

- submitted by a student
April 16, 2012
My son entered the 9th grade academy, and Im really impressed with the school. The teachers motivate students. I really like that they use uniforms and enforce the rule. The counselors are great and have constant communication with the parents.

- submitted by a parent
August 16, 2010
I have a student in who is attending the "School of Fine Arts". This school is a little deceptive when advertising their programs. There are not any drama classes, music classes, nothing to do with the fine Arts. With the exception of "drawing" The school advertised free uniforms, free lab tuition for low income students which it was a way to get your student enrolled in their school. Yes I can admit the teachers and staff prepare our students for the college world, although reviewing the states test results, it's like comparing apples to oranges. How can one Pass the exit Exam in 10th grade, and then later score below in the Standarized Testing. I've invested and wasted several hundred dollars in transportation, uniforms, and my student has not accomplished anything. I was better off having my student attend our local high school (with probably better results).

- submitted by a parent
November 05, 2009
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- submitted by a student
October 17, 2009
I am currently a junior at Sac High in the small school of La and Public service. Sac High is an amazing school for a student who wants to excell with tools given by sac high to succeed and achieve thier dreams and life long goals. My experience at sac high has been a phenomenal one all 3 years. Throught Sac high i have had the ability to meet with prominment figures of this country for example Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sec. of education under Barack Obama Arnie Duncan, and the daughter of the phenmonal Mratin Luther King Berniece King. Iv'e maintained a 3.6 GPA while playing 2 sports with 2 AP classes, that I know will get me far and into my dream school UCLA, Stanford, and Columbia. Sac have has taught me very important things. Sa high is an amazing school for any student who wants to succeed.

- submitted by a student
July 06, 2009
I am now a junior at Sac High. Class of 2011. My years at that school so far has been incredible. I love the classes I have every year and I have been holding down a 3.9 gpa since freshman year. I love the close relationships with my priciple because he always knows whats going on. He notices little things you wouldnt thinkhe would with a scool that big with that many students. Like I'll be walking down a hall or something and all you hear is his voice saying,'Hey! Why were you absent yesturday?' you would hear that alot coming from him becauses he really pays attention to his students and really knows them and there situations. He will randomly ask people about there grades and what they need to do to make then better.. He encourages people everyday to finish strong and keep going full force.. MEHS all day!!

- submitted by a student
May 23, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
May 21, 2009
This school has been the perfect fit for my student. The advisory class they attend each day has motivated him into wanting to succeed and attend a University. He has been able to get assistance in ALL subjects when needed. The teachers DO care about the students and most go above and beyond the teachers at other schools my children have attended. My dealings with the administration have so far all been to my satisfaction and they seem to be very consciencious.

- submitted by a parent
November 02, 2008
I attended Sac High. The courses must have been watered down as I passed the courses easily. Now that I am in enrolled at UC Davis I have found out that my skills are not what I thought that they were. The remedial courses that I am now taking are nothing like the courses that I took at Sac High. When I asked my former teacher why, the answer was 'you got into college'. I would rather have been held accountable for the information I was supposed to know.

- submitted by a student
August 15, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
May 27, 2008
This is the best school you can send your child. Im a loving, caring, mother that is very serious when it comes down to grades and school stuff and i must say im always impressed and never surprised because in my mind ive always had high expectations for this school.

- submitted by a parent
May 04, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
May 03, 2008
I'm a graduating senior this year and all tho I've had my little tiffs with the administration on more than one occasion, this really is an excellent school. This really is a college preparatory school. The reason I say that this is an above average school is because they really do go above and beyond when it comes to support to make sure that you not just go to college but succeed.

- submitted by a student
no rating April 23, 2008
I have a daugther who is a attending Sac High for the second year, all she does is talks about the school and everything that goes on there. She was able to go to New York this year to help open a charter school there. Her G.P.A. has jumped it is 3.65 now. That because she wants to go there and enjoys all of her teachers. You can be average at any school but Sac does not accept average.

- submitted by a parent
March 12, 2008
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February 26, 2008
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January 05, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
June 09, 2007
This year was the first year for my grandchildren whom I enrolled in the MEHS school. Both of them have done very well. The teachers are interested in the children. I like the powerpoint every week and it helps to e-mail the teachers and get a response. I find that this is so effective and I can nip what ever problem there is right away. The principal of health sciences took some juniors to southern California to look at campuses there, my grandaughter who aspires in the medical field was very impressed with UCLA this gives her a goal. Thank you Mr.D. I appreciate Sacramento High in keeping my child safe. I took them out of another school because of the fighting and atmosphere, I do not get the reports of the same at Sacramento High School. Thank you Kevin. Winnie Rose

- submitted by a parent
May 30, 2007
I have a 16 y.o. at Sacramento High School and he is doing fantastic. He talks of going to college often and is encouraged by the students who have already been accepted into 4 year Universities. I feel good, as a parent, knowing my son has goals. And with the help of Sacramento High School he will meet his goals academically and socially.

- submitted by a parent
May 29, 2007
I have a grandson that goes to Sac Hi and I feel that it is number 1. This school is for young people that want to learn and get ready for college. The teachers work with the parents to help the children. Parents involvement is very important for the young people at this school. My daughter is very much involve with Sac hi. My younger grandsons goes to PS7 and are doing great. Thank God for Kevin Johnson and his dream. If a child wants to learn and you care about their education PS7 and Sac Hi. Paula Shelton

- submitted by a parent
August 22, 2006
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June 17, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
May 04, 2006
I graduated from Sac High last year. Lame leadership, some solid teaching and no extra activities except in the arts. It's not any better than when it was a SCUSD school.

- submitted by a former student
May 02, 2006
The school is ok, nothing extraordinary

- submitted by a student
April 25, 2006
My son's education has been enriched by this school. What St. Hope has done here has been amazing. The school is divided into several 'small schools', allowing children to elect a course of study focused around their interests and goals. It's like a college. The school emphasizes college readiness. However, like most public supported schools, it lacks the resources to provided start of the art equipment and facilities for the children. The level of parent involvement is not as great, given the type of community that the school is housed in. But I wouldn't trade this one for my neighborhood school! Lots of support for kids from teachers who really do care! Amazing!

- submitted by a parent
March 27, 2006
Sac High has a great vision, and although they are not there yet, I believe they soon will be. The faculty is very involved in it's students and provide many ways to help a child grow and improve. The Arts program needs better teachers and structure in the classes. I don't feel my son benefited at all from being in jazz & comp in the Fall.

- submitted by a parent
January 21, 2006
i feel the school has bent over backwards to give me the education i need and deserve. This school is also an extremly diverse school where i can flourish and prepare for college.

- submitted by a student
December 19, 2005
The Sacramento High School under the St Hope Academy is a great school. Administrators, Teachers, and Coaches really care for the students. However, the Parent involvement is in dire need to be increased. The Sacramento High School All-Sports Boosters and the School Site Council needs more participation from parents and community members.

- submitted by a parent
November 14, 2005
The School of Health Sciences in Sacramento High School is far beyond any of the other small schools. They have an excellent curriculm, teacher who really care about their students and an excellent accountability system.

- submitted by a parent
November 07, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
August 16, 2005
My daughter has been at this school since 9th grade, she is a senior now. I have had good feedback from her teachers when I needed it and I really like it better as a charter school. The first day is unorganized for whatever reasons my child gets to sit in the counselors office most of the day until they get her schedule straightened out but overall I am impressed with the staff and cirriculum the school offers.

- submitted by a parent
August 15, 2005
The school is working hard to make sure all students are meeting state standards. There are some issues, as always, but the staff is dedicated to finding solutions. As one of only three teachers that were there before the move to Charter status, I can without a doubt say that there have been changes for the better. Overall, there is a greater sense of community and pride about the campus. Resources are easier to obtain and teachers have greater access to community events and leaders. UC Davis has been a wonderful partner to the School of Health Sciences, opening their doors for our juinors and seniors to get hands on hospital experience. Finally, the Nike athletic sponsorship has provided a much needed boost to all of our sports teams. The campus has a warm, safe feel, and almost all the students seem genuinely happy to be there -- uniforms and all.

- submitted by a teacher
April 28, 2005
Sacramento Charter High School has no academic progress and most likely will fail. I would very much recommend that anyone take their student to another high school. The elective classes are very widely available but are divided up by 5 small schools. Support for other sports beside football and basketball has decreased irreversibly and school spirit has dropped to a mere percentage of students. Parental involvement is found impossible from the St. Hope School District. They offer the lowest amount of information about the activities or security of the high school. Academically the school is succeeding because the teachers make all the work easier then it was before. about 40 senior students out of 320 are going to a 4 year college or university this year and the rest are going to Sacramento City Community College. This school is very unsupportive and irresponsible for the work being done here.

- submitted by a student
February 14, 2005
The quality of the academic offerings is above average although AP and Honors classes are not available in each upper level core subject each term. The 4x4 block schedule is best suited to students dedicated to excellence as less motivated students or slower learners may find the subject material difficult to assimilate at the fast pace. In general, teachers are caring and there is better than average parent involvement. Music, art, sports, etc. are available and students are not pressured into the constant fund raisers that one sees at many public high schools. A criticism would be student disciplinary problems are not handled effectively by administration and parents, therefore the same students perpetually prevent an ideal learning environment for serious students. This is a critical issue on the block schedule as every moment of class time is necessary for instructional activities in order for the state standards to be met.

- submitted by a parent
August 17, 2004
Great school. Smaller classroom sizes (student to teacher ratios). The school is broken down into 6 different academy's (example: Music & Performing Arts, Medical, Journalism etc...). Each academy has it's own staff (principal, counsels, teachers etc...). Along with the smaller classroom sizes, that makes it so the students get more personalized curriculums, and helps students to keep from disappearing in class and not participating. They do a great job of keeping the parents involved and informed. They have more parent volunteers at this school than any other I know of. Also lots of sports teams. Public schools could learn a lot from the way they have the school setup.

- submitted by a parent
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Sacramento Charter High School
2315 34th Street, Sacramento, CA  95817
(916) 277-6200
Last modified Sacramento Charter High School is a Charter school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Sacramento Charter High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 40 reviews. Top