AB 104 Legislation
Attached is an email that was sent to all PVHS families regarding the recent AB 104 legislation.
Course Description Handbook
Below you will locate information about courses offered at PVHS and their descriptions. If you have questions about a course or its requirements, please contact your counselor.
Drop/Level Down and Withdraw Policy
Please see the attached form for the PVPUSD Withdraw/Level Change dates. Please contact your student's counselor with any questions you have.
*Level changes are based on space availability and are not guaranteed.
Educational Planning Guide
The Educational Planning Guide serves as a resourceful guide with all you need to know about navigating the Palos Verdes High School experience. Topics range from programs offered at PVHS to graduation requirements, college information, extracurricular and volunteer information, and more.
Out of District Course Application Form - due by May 26, 2023
If you would like to request a course to be taken outside of PVPUSD, please complete the attached form and submit it to your counselor by the 5/26/23 deadline. You must obtain counselor/administrator approval prior to registering for the course in order to ensure the credit and grade can be applied to your PVHS transcript. Please also review the policy for which courses taken outside of PVPUSD are approved to be applied to the high school transcript.
Four-Year Plan & Graduation Requirements
Please reference the two PDFs below. The first is the Four-Year plan, which you can learn more about here
. The second is Course Offerings by Grade Level to better understand how many of our students select their classes throughout high school with the support of their counselor. Please note, these are typical offerings by grade level, however, an individual student's program may vary to what is best for them.
Request for Placement Form - due by May 26, 2023
If you would like to request placement in a course you did not meet the prerequisite for, please use the Request for Placement form and submit it to your counselor by the 5/26/23 deadline. Any late forms will only be accepted and reviewed on a space availability basis. Any schedule change requests after the deadline may be considered during your designated Schedule Change Day in August and will also be on a space availability basis.
Attached is the 2020-2021 School Profile. The 2021-2022 School Profile will be prepared and made available in the first months of the school year and ready prior to the Early college application deadlines.
California State Seal of Biliteracy
The California State Seal of Biliteracy is an annually run program that recognizes seniors who demonstrate proficiency in English and another World Language. The state uses multiple measures to determine eligibility. Below details information about the state’s criteria for the Seal of Biliteracy:
If your student qualifies, they will be awarded a gold seal on their diploma. This information may also be reported to colleges as a measure of strong college and career readiness. If your student is interested in applying, please use the application link below.
Seal of Biliteracy Application
The application and supporting documents are due to your student’s counselor by the end of the day on Monday, May 16, 2022.
Additional information on this opportunity and award are detailed in the flyer below or click here for the CDE resources.
Please do not hesitate to reach out to your student’s counselor with any questions you may have.