WHS Earns 6 Year WASC Accreditation
Whittier High School recently received a coveted six-year accreditation from the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), the highest accreditation term that can be awarded schools, Whittier Union High School District officials said. The WASC visiting committee’s report noted “many stellar aspects of the school,” including students’ continuing increased academic achievement.
Superintendent Sandra Thorstenson warmly welcomes new and returning students to the 2013-14 academic year and talks about the evolution in academic standards that is being implemented to ensure students are college- and career-ready when they graduate from high school. Click here to read the message.
New 2013 Report to the Community
WUHSD students are reaching increasingly higher levels of academic achievement as the result of the District’s focus on its “Whatever It Takes” initiative. The 2013 Report to the Community provides new, detailed information on the District’s academic improvement as well as a budget overview and summary of its ongoing program to modernize facilities.