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About North Park

North Park High School




Empower all Learners to Fulfill High Academic Achievement.



The stakeholders of North Park HS envision their school

as a safe and stimulating place

where all students are engaged in a curriculum

that is preparing them to be responsible citizens

who are critical thinkers, academic achievers, and lifelong learners.




School-wide Essential Standards


School-Wide Overarching English Language Arts Essential Standard/Goal:

Write arguments to support claims in an analysis of substantive topics or texts,

using valid reasoning and relevant and sufficient evidence.

(Calif. Writing Standard 1, Grade 11-12)


School-Wide Overarching Mathematics Essential Standard/Goal:

Identify important quantities in a practical situation and map their relationships

(e.g., using diagrams, two-way tables, graphs, flowcharts, or formulas).

(Calif. Grade 11 SBAC Math Claims #2-Target D & Claim #4-Target F, DOK 1,2,3)



North Park High School was honored as a 2020 California Model Continuation School in San Diego in May 2020. This award is presented to outstanding continuation high schools. These model schools provide comprehensive services to at-risk youth through the use of exemplary instructional strategies, flexible scheduling, and guidance and counseling services.
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About North Park High School

We are an alternative high school that takes pride in providing ALL students with the necessary supports to help them achieve academic and personal success.  We have flexible scheduling and placement or program options that allow us to meet the needs of students who facing academic or personal barriers.  We are staffed with caring individuals who have a passion to support and help students and have developed partnerships with community services that offer excellent supports.
Prospective students interested in attending NPHS must complete the required documentation for the Admissions & Transfers Committee to determine qualification of transfer to NPHS. Parents and students are required to attend a New Student/Parent Orientation before starting at NPHS. Administration welcomes new students and their parents to review the BPUSD academic and graduation expectations; policies, rules and regulations for the district; credit recovery opportunities; and the next steps on completing the transfer process from the comprehensive high school.
Credit Recovery

NPHS operates on the trimester system with a schedule of 8 classes for each period; thus students can possibly earn 120 credits in one school year.  Other opportunities are available such as our Summer Recovery Program and placement in our Cyber High Lab.  


Thinkers and Problem Solvers who:

  • Read and comprehend material in all subjects
  • Demonstrate proficiency
  • Ask effective questions
  • Apply problem solving skills
  • Express oneself clearly and effectively

Healthy Lifestyle Advocates who:

  • Manage time wisely
  • Possess resiliency skills
  • Set goals and monitor progress
  • Motivate oneself to initiate and complete tasks
  • Make healthy choices

 Life Skill Oriented, Career and College who:

  • Demonstrate good attendance (regular and punctual)
  • Demonstrate individual responsibility
  • Understand steps of job process
  • Encourage community involvement
  • Build rapport and work well with authority and others

Community of social responsible members who:

  • Stay informed, productive, and ethical member of society
  • Take responsibility for actions
  • Responsible citizenship
  • demonstrate positive character and citizenship