West Campus
Grades 9-12

School Program

Program Information

West Campus High School (WCHS) is a college preparatory school serving academically motivated students who reside in the culturally and economically diverse neighborhoods of Sacramento. The mission of WCHS is to provide a safe and supportive school environment that fosters social and emotional well-being; presents students with a challenging curriculum focused on college and career readiness; and promotes the development of lifelong learners and contributing citizens. West Campus is a school of distinct difference. The convergence and synergy of excellent and gifted students, enthusiastic faculty, and caring and supportive parents have created and sustained a unique community of learners, a place where excellence is expected and attained. There is a marked respect for the educational environment where students are free to interact and collaborate in both social and academic settings throughout their high school experience.

Download the West Campus Profile to learn more specifics about this program.

West Campus Student Outcomes

  • We expect all students to graduate having completed the A-G requirements necessary to apply to the University of California and California State University systems.
  • 2018 West Campus is ranked #331 in the National Rankings and earned a gold medal, and #53 in California High Schools
  • 75.8% of West Campus graduates applied and accepted to UC/CSU and other 4-year private schools.
  • Students from the class of 2018 are attending UC Davis, UCLA, Johns Hopkins, Duke University, UC Berkeley, UC San Diego, Princeton, University of Pennsylvania, Harvey Mudd, and others.

Application Requirements

  1. Please fill out a Specialty Program Application (available 11/26/18-12/20/18) to enroll into this program. 
  2. Attend the test session on December 13, 2018 at your middle or K-8 school. Go to www.scusd.edu/hsapplication-test for more information and to RSVP.
  3. Two Teacher Recommendations (one from your current ELA teacher and one from another current teacher). Recommendation requests will be submitted through the online application. 
  4. Transcripts for 7th Grade (all quarters) and 8th Grade (first quarter). This will be automatically sent to the program through the online application.