Science, Technology, Engineering, Math and Multimedia
The relationship between Dons and faculty goes well beyond the classroom to a trusted, sacred mentorship. Dedicated Magnet teachers and staff take special interest and pride in how well they know the students through personalization, project-based learning and collaboration across various disciplines.
Grounded in being supportive, we provide a safe, flexible, diverse and inclusive environment for our students. VHHS takes pride in allowing students to explore, learn and discover their own paths and talents to thrive.
Magnet Schools of America Merit Award
In 2022, the Verdugo Hills High School STEM2 Magnet was recognized by the Magnet Schools of America as a School of Distinction. This award is an acknowledgement of our students' achievement, our innovative instructional program, our commitment to diversity, and strong community and family partnerships.
Verdugo really allows a group of diverse people to excel in their own ways, which is very important to find out who you are and what you want to do in the future.
Giselle - Class of '18
Outside the Classroom, our STEM² Magnet has respected community partnerships which provided our students the opportunity to meet and interact with leading figures in the business, political and academic communities such as:
- Franz Von Holzhausen, Tesla Chief Design Engineer
- Los Angeles World Affairs Council Town Hall
- Buzz Aldrin, Astronaut
- General Wesley Clark, NATO Supreme Allied Commander (former)
- UC Irvine, Depart of Biology
The average salary of a STEM² job is 70% MORE than the national average.