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The Accrediting Commission for Schools, Western Association of Schools and Colleges (ACS WASC) accreditation is a process schools use to monitor student learning and set school improvement goals. ACS WASC accreditation is an ongoing cycle of quality. Schools assess their program and the impact on student learning with respect to the ACS WASC criteria and other accreditation factors. A WASC accredited school must provide high-quality learning and clearly demonstrate continual self-improvement.

Our School Site Council, oversees WASC, which includes the Self Study and Progress Report. The School Site Council reviews the Progress Report and WASC Action Plan annually. School Site Council meets quarterly and consists of relevant stakeholders at PVPHS, with representatives from each department, classified staff, students, parents, administrators, and community members.

In 2012, PVPHS was awarded a six-year accreditation status from the ACS WASC, the longest term granted by the ACS WASC governing board. Currently, PVPHS is preparing for another WASC and will be welcoming a WASC self-study visiting committee to our campus in early March. The visiting committee is made up of eight teachers and administrators from schools throughout Southern California. They will be meeting with administrators, teachers, staff, students, parents, and community members; touring our campus; visiting classrooms; and reviewing our progress since our last WASC visit.

We encourage all students, parents and community members to read our 2018 WASC Self Study and Progress Report.


One thousand Panthers came together on Thursday, February 15 for the 16th annual Walk for Life cancer benefit. The event kicked off with a lunchtime carnival featuring 100 food booths run by PVPHS clubs. Students and staff then moved to the football stadium where we heard moving tributes and watched a special dance performance. $20,000 checks were presented to each of our beneficiaries: City of Hope and Cancer Support Community. With a cry of "HOPE" the students released clouds of purple powder into the sky and then headed off on their walk to Highridge Park.

Click here to see some pictures from the Walk.


Choir Concert

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Time: 7:30 PM
Location: RH United Methodist Church
Mar 23
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