Sweetwater Union High School District1130 Fifth Avenue Chula VIsta, CA 91911-2812
Imagine a school district that wins the San Diego County Academic Decathlon eight years in a row, that guarantees a college education to entire grade levels of children and where students excel in the arts as well as the classroom. At the Sweetwater Union High School District, our students and staff members have accomplished those feats and many more. Founded in 1920, the Sweetwater District has grown to more than 40,000 students in grades 7 through 12 and more than 22,000 adult learners. The district’s 30 campuses are located in the cities of Chula Vista, Imperial Beach, National City and San Diego, including the communities of Bonita, Eastlake, Otay Mesa, San Ysidro and South San Diego. California’s richness in cultural, linguistic and economic diversity is reflected in Sweetwater’s student population, which includes Hispanic, Filipino, African-American, Asian and other ethnicities. Approximately half of Sweetwater’s students speak a language other than English at home. Sweetwater Union High School District Mission: Located in the heart of an international border community, the Sweetwater Union High School District ensures a safe, inclusive, collaborative culture that empowers each student to actively engage in a meaningful educational experience to pursue personal and academic success. Sweetwater Union High School District Belief Statements: * We believe each student can succeed. * We believe in a welcoming community that is inclusive, equitable, and promotes positive academic, social, and emotional well-being. * We believe relationships and collaboration matter. * We believe resources shall be equitably distributed to ensure the success of each student. * We believe in the value of community voice in decision-making. * We believe in a culture of trust based on integrity and transparency.