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Middle College High School


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Contact Information:
James Espinoza
(909) 888-4041

Academic Achievements and Programs offered at Middle College:

  • Dual Enrollment
  • College and Career Supports
  • Strong Partnerships
  • MCHS Distinction & Recognitions
  • Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID)
  • Internships & Career Preparedness

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

Middle College Pathway Spotlight!


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 credit while still in high school.

  • Scholars earn 44-60 transferable college credits upon graduation
  • 100% High School Graduation Rate
  • 100% A-G Requirements Met
  • 100% 4-year College Acceptance


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 Counselors
  • College Education Plans
  • College and Career Field Trips/Speakers/Workshops


A collaboration between SBCUSD, SBVC and MCHS drives our Vision, Mission, and Goals. The SBVC 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
  • California Coalition of Early and Middle Colleges


  • 2021 California Distinguished School
  • WASC 6-Year Clear Accreditation
  • National Blue Ribbon School
  • AVID National School of Distinction
  • ACT College and Career Award
  • Top 1-2% of CA High Schools per CAASPPAnnually
  • National Leader in Dual Enrollment
  • State leader in Race to Submit FAFSA Applications


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


MCHS students focus on a college transfer pathway to prepare for careers requiring a four-year college degree or greater. A focus on career preparedness is achieved through:

  • Loma Linda Gateway Program and Loma Linda School of Medicine Health Research Internships
  • College and Industry Tours
  • Industry Presentations and Guest Speakers
  • STEAM Annual Event hosted by SBVC

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