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Vista High has been designated as a Gold Ribbon School by the State of California for both a Model Program with our Integrated Math and an Exemplary Program for our Career Technical Education.  

We are:

1:180 High Schools in State of California to receive Gold Ribbon Status

1:38 schools in the State of California to be given additional honor for an Exemplary Award

1:10 schools in the State of California to receive the additional honor for Exemplary CTE Program

1:22 schools in San Diego County to receive Gold Ribbon Status

The ONLY school in San Diego County to receive the additional honor of an Exemplary program.


Tours of Vista High are Back for Spring 2016!  Tours will start January 25, 2016.

If you are interested in taking a tour of our school and seeing what life would be like as a Panther, please sign up for a scheduled visit of our campus.  Come see all of our wonderful programs and classes that we offer at VHS.  

Tours take place on Mondays at either 9 am or 1:30 pm.  

Please click one of the links below to sign up for tour dates and times.  

  Spanish           English 

If you have more questions, please do not hesitate to contact Assistant Principal, Mrs. Frost for more information here.  

Counseling and Drug Testing at VHS

Vista High is now offering counseling and drug testing through the McAlister Institute.  If a parent(s) suspect or know for a fact that their student needs help to break their habit, please contact your child's counselor.


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Joe DeMaria            Rodriguez, F - Z

Carmelina Reyes    ELD 1 - 4,

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Providing high quality food service to the students of Vista Unified

Click here to learn more: Wavecrest Cafe

Current School Flyers available on:

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Click on the logo for more details and information!




Vista Teen Outreach

Vista Teen Outreach is a non-profit organization run by community volunteers.  They are providing food pantries at various schools throughout our district.  Hungry students are allowed to receive a backpack of food free of charge throughout the school year.  For more information about volunteer opportunities or donation needs, please visit their website at www.vistateenoutreach.org.


For onsite information, please contact David Hanlon via email or call 760-726-5611

Please click the Video below to see a tour of Vista High

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Lauren Studios will be on our campus July 25th-July 29th, 2016 taking the class of 2017 senior portraits.You should receive your appointment time and date by mail.


If you have any questions or do not receive your appointment time prior to July 25, 2016, please contact Lauren Studios directly at 866-696-8142 or visit their website at www.LaurenPortraits.com.


Vista High School 2016-2017 Registration Schedule


August 9th    ASB, Team Athletese, Band, Cheer JROTC   8:00-10:00 a.m.

August 9th    Seniors (12th)                                              1:00-3:00 p.m.


August 10th   All Grades  A.M.Session                              8:00-10:00 a.m.

August 10th   All Grades  P.M. Session                             1:00-3:00 p,.m.


August 11th    Freshman Orientation (9th)                          9:30-11:30 a.m.

August 11th    All Grades P.M. Session (9th-12th)              12:00-2:00 p.m.


August 11th    Make Up Session (9th-12th All Grades)        4:30-6:00 p.m.


Completion of Online Pre-Registration through Parent Portal - Data Confirmation is required prior to attending registration days in August. Online Pre-Registration will open on July 11, 2016. 


Please see below for two different opportunities to get your sports physicals taken care of over summer.


Opportunity #1

Who:  Panther Student-Athletes

What:  8-2-8 Urgent Care Fundraiser

When:  Tuesday, July 12th, 2016 11:00AM - 8:00 PM

Where:  4171 Oceanside Blvd. Suite 109, Oceanside, CA 92056

Why:  All students who participate in Panther sports are required to have annual physician clearance.  

Cost:  $25 cash or credit

*8-2-8 Urgent Care will give back full cost of physical PLUS $10 to VHS Sports Medicine Club.  Total of $35 donated back to our club per physical.


Opportunity #2​

​Who:  Panther Student-Athletes

What:  VHS Fall Sport Physical Night (all sports are welcome)

When:  Wednesday, July 13th @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Where:  K-Wing @ VHS

Why:  All students who participate in Panther sports are required to have annual physician clearance.

Cost: ​  $20 cash/check.  Checks payable: VHS Sports Medicine Club


Who:  VHS Panther Student-Athletes

What:  Fall Sport Physical Night

When:  Wednesday, July 13th, 2016 @ 6:30 pm

Where:  K-Wing @ VHS

Why:  Because YOU need athletic clearance to participate in any VHS sponsored athletic program

Cost:  $20 cash/check, checks payable: VHS Sports Medicine Club

**Please arrive early, doctors will only stay as long as there are students in line**


VHS Vision

Vista High School prides itself on being a safe and respectful learning environment in which collaboration and a strong connection between home, school, and community ensures the ownership of our educational experiences and successes. We promote, model and exemplify the Six Pillars of Character to positively affect our local community, nation and world. We continuously provide rigorous instruction and learning opportunities that motivates all stakeholders to engage in the most innovative, critical and creative thinking.


VHS Mission

In order to fulfill our Vision, VHS is actively dedicated to

·   Implementing a rich standards based curriculum for all students

·   Enhancing academic programs that challenge all students’ highest achievement

·   Growing a strong character education program

·   Promoting leadership opportunities across campus and the community

·   Providing a canvas for self and group expression

·   Connecting students through a variety of enrichment opportunities

·   Increasing student learning and achievement through Professional Learning Communities

·   Fostering partnerships with parents, the community, business and higher education


VHS Core Values

All Vista High School Stakeholders Believe in…

Pride in Unity

Establishing and maintaining a positive school-wide spirit where team work and collaboration perpetuates a safe and respectful community where everyone is connected.

Exemplary Character

Promoting the Six Pillars of Character where pursuing positive relationships are encouraged, recognized and celebrated.

Innovative, Critical & Creative Thinking

Establishing and providing rigorous instruction which impacts learning and motivation to maximize the success of all stakeholders.

Sex Equity in Education Act Reporting

Pursuant to Education Code 221.9, and beginning in the 2015-16 school year and every year thereafter, Vista High School is required to publicly report information regarding its competitive athletics to include total enrollment at Vista High School, classified by gender; the number of pupils enrolled at Vista High School who participate in competitive athletics, classified by gender; and the number of boys' and girls' teams, classified by sport and by competition level.  Please not that the data below reflects the total number of players on a team roster on the official first day of competition.


Gender of Students

The Total Enrollment of the school


Classified by Gender

The number of pupils enrolled in at 

the school who participate in

competitive athletics


Classified by Gender

Male Students 1296 485
Female Students 1180 368



The number of boys' and girls' teams


Classified by Sport

Number of Male Teams Number of Female Teams 
Football 3  
Baseball 3  
Softball   2
Wrestling 3  
Track and Field 2 2
Volleyball   2
Soccer 3 2


The number of boys' and girls' teams


Classified by Competition level

Number of Male Teams Number of Female Teams
Non-Varsity Level 18 13
Varsity Level 11 11



The materials used to compile this information will be retained by the school and/or school district for at least three years from the date of this posting.  


(Ed. Code 221.9 (a) (1) - (3), (b), (d).)

VHS ASB Events

Counselor Corner

Please check out all of the class offerings that our Career and Technical Education Department offers Vista High Students.  



Digital Citizenship

Please check out the common sense media to learn how to learn more about the dangers of social media, how to rate videos, how to protect your children and educate your self.


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