The South Hills Academy high school program is a four-year, college preparatory course of study, which is based on educational best practices. This, combined with academically advanced courses of study, provides SHA students with a solid foundation for success in universities and colleges worldwide.
As a school that strives to be on the forefront of education, we have made many new additions and improvements to our academic programs, staff and facilities. We have infused STEM into our Pre-K-5 program and offer STEM courses in our middle school. With the addition of our STEM Director, we will offer A-G courses that are CTE focused that will provide students real world experience in STEM careers. Through adopting various digital platforms and programs such as Illuminate © and Schoology ©, SHA will provide students 21st century skills by not only using technology to assess students, but we will be using a blended learning model where students use technology to reflect, explore, and master content.
The South Hills curriculum is CA common core-based emphasizing the acquisition of knowledge, critical thinking, and real world application for all students. Students take advantage of the many resources and opportunities available to them including:
In addition, SHA places a premium on individualized learning. SHA students will experience small class sizes and have access to faculty and staff including: