Calabasas High School is a four-year, Freshman to Senior, high school. CHS is one of 3 high schools in the Las Virgenes Unified School District. (Calabasas High School, Agoura High School and Indian Hills High School). We are located at the southwestern edge of the San Fernando Valley and serves portions of Calabasas and West Hills.
In 2006 and 2008, Calabasas High School was awarded the National Blue Ribbon Award, an award that puts the school in the top ten percent of high schools in the state. In 2000, 2005, 2009 and 2013, Calabasas High School was named a California Distinguished School. We are proud very proud that our 2009 API score was 849.
On December 4, 2010, Calabasas High School was awarded the Golden Bell Award which promotes excellence in education by recognizing outstanding programs in school districts and county offices of education throughout California. The highly respected award was presented to CHS in the category of "Invigorating High Schools" for the "Effective Student Support: Seven Habits" program.
Calabasas High School students are active in student government and leadership, clubs, drama presentations and musical performances, an award-winning instrumental music program, yearbook, school newspaper, and a highly competitive interscholastic sports league.
Calabasas High School is on a schedule which includes two support days Wednesday and Thursday. On those days we have a Mandated Student Support periods for students with multiple D/F's. This support period offer students the opportunity to get the academic help they require from their teachers. Students earn autonomy for Support Period by having C's or better on each 5 week grading period.
Math - 20 credits
Health - 5 credits
Science - 20 credits
Foreign Language/ Fine Art or Practical Art (2 of 3) - 20 credits
Social Science - 35 credits
Physical Education - 20 credits
Electives - 70 credits
English - 40 credits
Total Credits: 230 Total
Letter grades of A, B, C, D, and F are used as well as P - Passed, NM - No Mark, I - Incomplete, WF - Withdraw Failing. School service is not calculated in GPA. A four-point scale is used: A=4, B=3, C=2, D=1, and F=0, except for certain identified Honors and Advanced Placement courses which receive: A=5, B=4, C=3.
Calabasas High School offers the following honors classes:
Advanced Placement (AP) Courses
Calabasas High School offers the following AP classes:
Calabasas electives include classes in: Ceramics, Design in Glass, Fine Art, Dance, Choir, Theater, Stagecraft, Jazz Ensemble, Marching Band, Auto Technology, Guitar, Wind Ensemble, Orchestra, Studio Art, Journalism, Computer Science, Art History, Humanities, Psychology, Current America, Sociology, and Home Study.
CTE- (Career Technical Education) classes offered: MOS Certification, Graphic Design, Investments and the Young Entrepreneur, Broadcasting, Careers in Education, Digital Photography, Film Appreciation, 3D Computer Animation, Culinary Arts, Web Design, Auto Technology, Sports Medicine, Dance II Team, Yearbook, Costume Design, Retail Marketing, Office Occupations and Food Services.