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(37.223,-121.977)
 

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Mission Statement

Our motto, 'Honesty of Purpose, Intensity of Effort', highlights our vision to create an academic and affective environment that provides flexibility, choice and rigorous pathways for all students in order to achieve success. An academic and affective environment includes: Fundamental Curricular Knowledge • Content Knowledge • State Framework • Content Skills Academic Success Skills • Organization • Short and Long-term Planning • Test Taking Strategies • Note Taking Learning and Innovation Skills • Creativity and Innovation • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving • Communication • Collaboration Information, Communication and Technology Skills • Information Literacy • Media Literacy • Digital Ethics and Integrity Life and Career Skills • Flexibility and Adaptability • Initiative and Self-Direction • Social and Cross Cultural Skills • Productivity and Accountability • Leadership and Responsibility

Description

Los Gatos High School (LGHS) is a public, comprehensive high school on the southern tip of Silicon Valley. The Los Gatos-Saratoga Union High School District consists of two comprehensive high schools and a number of alternative programs. The current enrollment is approximately 1,800 students. In addition to boasting a strong academic program, Los Gatos High School celebrates the nationally-recognized Wildcat yearbook and El Gato newspaper. Students participate in over 50 academic, athletic, performing arts, and community service clubs and organizations. Los Gatos High School is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and is also a California Distinguished School.

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http://www.lghs.net

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