Middle College High School

Middle College High SchoolMIDDLE COLLEGE

Contact Information:
James Espinoza
(909) 888-4041

Academic Achievements and Programs offered at Middle College:

For more information view the official Middle College High School Linked Learning Brochure.


    MCHS scholars are full-time students who engage in honors-level coursework on the MCHS campus. In the afternoon, students take transferable college classes at SBVC every semester, grades 9-12. Eighty percent of students enter MCHS under-performing, in relationship to their ability. Dual enrollment gives students two advantages: It allows students a broader range of classes to match their career goals and interests and it allows students to earn college credits while still in high school.

    • Scholars earn 52 transferable college credits upon graduation
    • 100% High School Graduation Rate
    • 100% A-G Requirements Met
    • 100% 4-year College Acceptance

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    MCHS will develop dually enrolled scholars who possess the knowledge and skills to navigate college, career and life goals. MCHS offers:

    • School-wide Tutoring Program
    • 9th-Grade Transition Focus
    • Peer Mentoring and Leadership
    • College Grade Checks
    • SBVC Success Center Tutoring
    • College Counselor
    • College Education Plans
    • College and Career Field Trips/Speakers/Workshops

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    A collaboration between the San Bernardino City Unified School District, San Bernardino Valley College, and Middle College High School drives our Vision, Mission, and Goals. The San Bernardino Valley College and SBCUSD Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) provides scholars an opportunity to earn college credit with high levels of success.

    • SB Valley College & Middle College HS joint parent/student workshops
    • SB Valley College & Middle College HS bi-weekly administrative meetings
    • SB Valley College & MIddle College HS joint student interventions
    • MCHS Parent Voice through Secondary School Certificate (SSC), Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP), Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) Focus Groups, and Coffee with the Principal
    • Student Voice through Peer Leadership, ASB, Principal's, Focus Group, and Superintendent's Student Advisory Council
    • Thinkwise School Adoption/Financial Literacy Bite of Reality
    • Gear-Up College Readiness Services
    • California Coalition of Early and Middle Colleges

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    • AVID National School of Distinction
    • National Blue Ribbon School
    • California Distinguished School
    • ACT College and Career Transition Award
    • #9 of 1999 High Schools on California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) Scores, 2015
    • Top 1-2% of CA High School per Academic Performance
    • National Leader in Dual Enrollment
    • Principal, California Coalition of Early & Middle Colleges (CCEMC) Executive Board Member, 2016 to Present
    • Western Association of Schools and Colleges Accreditation

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    AVID provides scaffolded support that educators and students need to encourage college and career readiness and success. For one period a day, students receive the additional academic, social, and emotional support that will help them succeed in our most rigorous high school and college courses.

    • Cornell Note-Taking/Study Skills
    • Student-Led Tutorials/WICOR Strategies
    • A-G Focus/College Acceptance/4-Year College Completion
    • Support for 1st-Generation College Students

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    A California Partnership Academy, Constructing Opportunities in Renewable Energy (CORE) Academy students are introduced to a variety of skills including:

    • GenerationGo Work Readiness Apprenticeships
    • UCR Graduate Division Summer Internships
    • San Bernardino Mayor's Office Internships
    • Loma Linda Gateway Program and Loma Linda School of Medicine Health Research Internships
    • Community Hospital of San Bernardino Stepping Stones Volunteer Program
    • Industry Tours and Speakers

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    777 North F Street, San Bernardino, CA 92410 | Phone: (909) 381-1100 | Fax:

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