Vista High School is THE small school option within YUHSD. With an average daily enrollment of 200-300 students, Vista is proud to offer YUHSD families a small school environment with high expectations for student learning and various pathways for college and career readiness. VHS is open to Juniors and Seniors only. However, depending on the circumstance, we have successfully worked with a small population of Sophomores. Vista supports students most at-risk of dropping out of high school, including students who are not on track to graduate with their cohort, students who have experienced drop out, and students who are not succeeding on a large campus. Students come to Vista to experience the small school model and individualization of learning. Our mission is to provide, "A student experience built on high expectations for all and a commitment to positive relationships that foster life-long success." Enrollment is limited due to space constraints, however, if students are interested in attending Vista, they need to start the process by consulting with their current school guidance counselor and individually completing the Enroll portion of our site.
With student learning at the center of our work, Vista offers diverse course options, including all core academic classes, art classes, and 4 CTE Programs: Mental and Social Health, Medical Assisting, Business Management, and Hospitality. In addition, the Lobo Academy is another opportunity for students to take web-based courses every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 3:45 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. Students can work on self-paced Edgenuity courses with the support of certified teachers. The purpose of our Lobo Academy is to offer students another option for credit recovery/skills recovery in a non-traditional educational setting. Students work independently in small, supervised, and supported classrooms.