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YVHS Mission Statement


Yucca Valley High School is dedicated to providing quality educational opportunities for all students.

Student Learner Outcomes (SLOs)


Yucca Valley High School Learners exhibit P.R.I.D.E. in their learning

Proficient in Academics and/or Career Skills — Demonstrate ongoing growth in proficiency in CCSS including the use of technology. (*Measured by: SBAC data, benchmark data and grades).

Respect — Demonstrate positive personal qualities, work habits and attitudes. (*Measured by: discipline data, intervention data, and assessment of school culture)

Independent Learners — Demonstrate ownership and responsibility for individual roles in the learning process. (*Measured by: completion of homework, use of student planner, grade checks, use of student /parent portal and tutoring)

Develop Problem Solving Skills — Demonstrate the ability to identify and implement a range of strategies necessary for solving complex challenges both inside and outside the classroom. (*Measured by: analyzing how effectively school resources are used by students, collaborative and project based instructional strategies, Benchmark and SBAC data).

Effective Communicators — Demonstrate the ability to read, write, listen and speak effectively. (*Measured by: the assessment of Listening and Speaking CCSS standards, classroom instruction and various after school activities).

Single Plan for Student Achievement (SPSA)

The Single Plan for Student Achievement (SPSA) is a plan of action to improve student academic performance by coordinating all educational services and resources.


At Yucca Valley High School, the SPSA is developed one year ahead of it's implementation. Various staff members work on sections of the report, which is then pulled together into the final document. The final document is presented to the District and Board of Education for approval.


Please click on the links below to view the Yucca Valley High School SPSA.

School Accountability Report Card (SARC)

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Quick Facts 2016-2017

Website: www.yvhs.net

Office Hours: 6:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Main Office Phone: (760) 365-3391

Office Clerk: Bronwyn Larkins



Principal: Carl Phillips

Principal's Secretary: Tracey Hunter

Assistant Principal: Mike Ruggiero

Assistant Principal's Secretary: Gail Charette

Athletic Director: Dustin Howard

Activities Director: Matt Rauch

Athletic & Activities Clerk: Kim Lay


Counseling: (760) 365-1138

Counselor: Tom Hovey

Counselor: Michelle MacLean

Counselor: Leisa Vallo

Counseling Secretary: Happy Kanuch

Registrar: Cris Aceves


Attendance: (760) 365-3391

Gerri Washington, x3006

Linda Atkinson, x3007


First Day of School: August 22, 2016

Last Day of School: June 8, 2017

Quick Phone Reference

Front Desk Receptionist Bronwyn Larkins x3000
Principal Carl Phillips x3001
Principal's Secretary Tracey Hunter X3002
Assistant Principal Michael Ruggiero x3005
Assistant Principal's Secretary Gail Charrette x3004
Attendance Clerk Gerri Washington x3006
Attendance Clerk Linda Atkinson x3007
Counselor (11th grade A-K; 12th grade) Tom Hovey x3009
Counselor (10th grade; 11th grade L-Z) Leisa Vallo x3010
Counselor (9th grade) Michelle MacLean x3011
Counseling Secretary Happy Kanuch x3012
Registrar Cris Aceves x3013
Activities Director Matt Rauch x3021
Athletic Director Dustin Howard x3016
Activities & Athletics Secretary Kim Lay x3020
Cafeteria Kim Thopmson x3168
Library Teresa McClintock x3018
Nurse Susan Schweitzer x3017
Probation   x3108
Psychologist Randy Berry x3170
Campus Safety Coordinator Ed Melendez x3019
Transition Lori Cosgriff x317


For questions or concerns, please call the Receptionist (x3000).