Attention: Any student involved in extra-curricular/co-curricular activities or interested in being involved in these activities - You must maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA, while passing a minimum of four classes, to maintain your eligibility for athletics, activities, etc. Your participation is also based on your abiding by the rules set forth in the CVUSD Co-Curricular Code and Contract that you and your parent(s)/guardian are required to sign and turn in to the school.

Middle School and High School students: Stanford University offers challenging online courses through their EPGY (Education Program for Gifted Youth) program. They even offer a summer program at Stanford. To learn more about this program go to:

Donations, Fundraisers, & Student/Pupil Fees

Contact Information

Dr. James Garza
Director, Secondary Education
805 497-9511 Ext. 248

Shannon Snyder
Administrative Assistant
805 497-9511 Ext. 210

Welcome to Secondary Education

The Secondary Education Department is responsible for directing and supporting the District's Secondary Educational Programs, including curriculum, instructional programs, and administration at all middle schools and high schools. Specific responsibilities include overseeing and implementing:

  • Online Learning and Alternative Education Programs
  • Counseling and Guidance Services
  • Booster organizations
  • Athletics and Activities
  • Independent Study program
  • School-to-Career, Career/Technical Education, and Work Experience
  • Summer School

The Director of Secondary Education reports to the Assistant Superintendent of Instructional Services. The eight secondary principals and the principal of Adult Education report directly to the Director of Secondary Education.

Independent Study

Contact: Karla DiDomizio (805) 496-0286 x 100

Congratulations Westlake High School

Westlake High School has been named a National Blue Ribbon School for 2016--one of only four California high schools honored this year.  Since 1982 The National Blue Ribbon Schools Program has recognized great American schools for their overall academic excellence and ability to demonstrate that all students can achieve to high levels.

Congratulations to Westlake High School Principal Jason Branham, Administrative Staff, Teachers, Office Staff, Coaches, and Students.  Together they contribute their talents to make Westlake High School a great place for faculty and students.  (Visit the CVUSD home page for further information.)