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Calabasas High School

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Calabasas High School is a four-year, Freshman to Senior, high school. CHS is one of 2 high schools in the Las Virgenes Unified School District. (Calabasas High School and Agoura High School). We are located at the southwestern edge of the San Fernando Valley and serve 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. In 2017 we received a Silver Medal on the US News and World Report Best High Schools list.

Student Activities
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.

Special Features
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.

LVUSD Graduation Requirements

English: 4 years, 40 credits
Social Science: 3 years, 30 credits
  • 1 year World History
  • 1 year U.S. History
  • 1 semester Government
  • 1 semester Economics

Science: 2 years, 20 credits (1 year Life Science AND 1 year Physical Science)

Mathematics: 3 years, 30 credits

Freshman Seminar: 1 year, 10 credits

Physical Education or Sport: 2 years, 20 credits

Fine Art/ Practical Art/ World Language: 2 years Art OR Language, 20 credits

Electives: 12 semesters, 60 credits 

Total Credits: 230 (must earn D or higher to earn credit)

* For more information, please review our online course catalog.

Grading System
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.

Honors Classes
Calabasas High School offers the following honors classes: 

  • Algebra II
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • English I, II, III
  • French IV
  • Geometry
  • Math Analysis
  • Physiology
  • Spanish IV
  • U.S. History

Advanced Placement (AP) Courses
Calabasas High School offers the following AP classes:

  • American Government
  • Art History
  • Calculus AB
  • Calculus BC
  • Chemistry
  • Chem Lab
  • Computer Science
  • English IV
  • Environmental Science
  • European History
  • French V
  • Physics
  • Spanish V
  • Statistics
  • Studio Art 3D
  • U.S. History

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