Alternative School

Mesquite High School


Is an alternative school
the right choice for you?

  • A full high school experience with field trips, prom, yearbook.
  • Extra events - Picnics/BBQs, Spirit days, holiday dinners
    • Allows more individual/small group interaction
    • Gives shy students the chance to participate
  • Small student body
    • Creates close friendships
    • Reduces anxiety
  • Earn credits at the students pace rather then by the semester calendar
  • Concurrent enrollment at Cerro Coso is available
    • High school and college credits
    • Earn a certificate by the time you graduate
  • Many opportunities to shine
    • ASB, yearbook, newspaper, volunteering, internships
  • Many opportunities to earn rewards though PBIS
  • Shorter classes resets the attention span
  • Shorter school day leaves time for part time job
    • Credits awarded for working
    • Up to 40 semester credits can be earned
  • Year round student counseling groups
  • Social emotional learning included in the curriculum
  • Curriculum is not independent study (I.S. is available)
  • Frequent credit checks so you know your progress
  • Many electives to choose from - both live and online
  • A-G courses available
  • Model Continuation High School - 2009, 2012, 2015, 2019
  • Accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges
  • The same diploma as BHS, OFL, or K-12 is awarded



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