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College Prep

The skills I learned here at VHHS STEM² helped me to be accepted into a really great Master's Program at Stanford.
Arman - Class of '16

The college preparatory and Advanced Placement (AP) courses in the STEM² Magnet build on technological and analytical skills that have prepared many Dons to continue their studies at some of the most prestigious colleges and universities in the country.

98% of VHHS STEM² students matriculate to college.

VHHS STEMM offers 4 flexible College Prep Pathway Programs


Working in partnership with Mission College, courses are taught by college faculty on our campus, giving students the ability to earn credits toward an Associate Arts degree, while pursuing their high school diploma.

Computer Science

Features two Advanced Placement courses, robotics, cyber security, and advanced game design.


Students complete up to six years of math, including AP Calculus and AP Statistics, in just - four years.

AP Capstone

Students learn and apply college ready research and writing skills through AP Seminar and AP Research.

Verdugo Hills High School follows a college-style 4x4 block schedule. Students complete up to six years of math, including AP Statistics, in just four years. This schedule provides greater focus and more opportunities for our students to explore their interests through electives, Advanced Placement, and college courses.

Our active partnership with UC Irvine's Department of Biology benefits students who are interested in life sciences and careers in medicine by providing guest lectures, mentorship from UCI undergraduates, and summer internship opportunities.