Special talents, achievements and awards in a particular field, such as visual and performing arts, communication or athletic endeavors; special skills, such as demonstrated written and oral proficiency in other languages; special interests, such as intensive study and exploration of other cultures; experiences that demonstrate unusual promise for leadership, such as significant community service or significant participation in student government; or other significant experiences or achievements that demonstrate the student's promise for contributing to the intellectual vitality of a campus.
For the Month of November 2017: It is with a sense of great pride that we honor the eighty (80) Sylmar Family members who had perfect attendance for the month of November! Click on the headline to access the file and see all of our honorees!
You must also complete the examination requirement, the ACT Plus Writing or the SAT with Essay (SAT exams taken prior to March 2016 will also be accepted). The scores you report for each section of the SAT must be from the same sitting. UCSC Code for ACT: 0460. UCSC Code for SAT: 4860.
Students who rank in the top 9 percent of students in their California high school class — if the high school participates in our Eligibility in the Local Context (ELC) program —qualify for admission to UC.
If your school participates in the ELC program — which most California high schools do — UC will identify the top 9 percent of students on the basis of GPA in UC-approved coursework completed in the 10th and 11th grades. To be considered for ELC, you must have a minimum GPA of 3.00 and complete a pattern of 11 "a-g" courses prior to your senior year. Further information is available at .
You must achieve a minimum GPA of 3.00 in the "a–g" courses. The GPA is only calculated on courses meeting the “a-g” requirements in the 10th, the 11th, and, if completed, the 12th grades.
Our requirements for out-of-state applicants -- subject, examination, and scholarship -- are nearly identical to our requirements for California residents. The only difference is that non-residents must earn a minimum GPA of 3.40. You may also qualify by examination alone. Please see our Out-of-State Admissions web site at .
Fourteen Tuesdays throughout the 2017-2018 school year, our teachers will participate in Professional Development sessions. Click on the headline to see those dates, as well as all other early dismissal dates!
There are two ways to qualify for admission to the University of California. First, you can "qualify by the statewide path." Second, if you rank in the top 9 percent of your class in participating high schools in California, you may gain admission through what is called "qualifying by the local path." You can find more detailed information by visiting: .
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Today, U.S. News & World Report released its annual ranking of the best public high schools in the United States. These rankings include data on more than 22,000 public high schools in fifty states and the District of Columbia. Schools were awarded gold, silver or bronze medals based on their performance on state assessments and how well they prepare students for college. Sylmar Charter High earned a silver medal!
If you are a student, consider joining Spartan Nation, where our dedicated teachers will challenge you to be the best you can be. Click on the headline to access our brand new flyers!
ASSIST is an online student-transfer information system that shows how course credits earned at one public California college or university can be applied when transferred to another. ASSIST is the official repository of articulation for California’s public colleges and universities and provides the most accurate and up-to-date information about student transfer in California.
As a selective campus, UC Santa Cruz is unable to offer admission to all UC-qualified applicants. UCSC offers admission to freshman applicants according to the selection policy described in this document.