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HSHMC is honored to receive the following exemplary awards of distinction:

  • 2015 California Gold Ribbon School
  • U.S. News Best High Schools of 2014
  • 2013 California Department of Education Distinguished School
  • California Department of Education Title 1 Academic Achievement
  • National Safety Advocacy Council Awards
  • 2015 California Gold Ribbon School
  • Bronze: Best High Schools
  • California Distinguished School
  • Title 1 Academic Achievement Award
  • National School Safety Advocacy Council Award

Health Sciences High and Middle College (HSHMC) is a school where students earn diplomas that matter! In partnership with Sharp Healthcare, SDSU professors, and San Diego Community College, HSHMC staff will ensure that each student has positive and meaningful experiences throughout high school while achieving academic and social success in a vocational program setting. HSHMC students will earn high school diplomas, complete college entrance requirements, and have opportunities to earn community college credits, degrees, or vocational certificates. In addition, students will work with healthcare professionals through job shadowing and internships to explore real-world applications of their school-based knowledge and skills as well as future career choices. Students will graduate with pride in their diplomas that represent a well-rounded, meaningful, and useful education...as well as a plan for their futures.

Upcoming Events


The HSHMC 2017 yearbook is on sale for $38!

It can be purchased online via the Jostens website or by cash or check via Mr. Kennedy in the Student Union.

* Personalization is available until February 28th *




HSHMC's LCAP is open for comments.
Visit the LCAP page for information.


Finals and Early Dismissal
Finals for the high school will be Monday and Tuesday, June 12th and 13th. Students will be released early both days at 12:30pm.

Graduation and Promotion
Graduation and Promotion will be held on Tuesday June 13th at 5:30pm at San Diego State University's Open Air Theatre. (No tickets required)

Last School Day
On the last day of the school year, Wednesday, June 14th, high school students will be going to the Del Mar fair. So that we can enjoy the fair all day, we have adjusted the school hours just for Wednesday. School begins at 9:30 am. We will return to HSHMC at 7:30 pm. (We will still open at 6:30 am for those who need early drop off)

Middle School will be enjoying fun activities during the regularly scheduled school day from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.



6th Grade Camp
6th graders leave for camp Monday and return Thursday this week. For more information please call the middle school front desk.

Prom and Grad Night tickets on sale
Prom and Grad Night tickets are now available for purchase. Prom tickets must be purchased by May 18th. See Ms. Emelie Allen for purchase.

Blood Drive
The next Blood Drive will be held next Tuesday, May 16th. Appointments are available through the San Diego Blood Bank's website.
Permission slips are required for donations from 16 year olds. See Dr. Kroener for more information and remember to drink plenty of fluids the day of the donation.

Poetry Slam
There will be a poetry slam next Tuesday, May 16, in room 205 during lunch. Students are welcomed to perform or listen. Performances are first come first served! See Ms. Carlin for more information.

Poetry Slam


Prom and Grad Night tickets are now available for purchase. Prom tickets must be purchased by May 18th. See Ms. Emelie Allen for purchase.



Fire Science: Best of the Best
Fire Science invites HSHMC students to support them this Saturday, May 6th, as they defend their title as 'Best of the Best' at the Poway Fire Training Facility (12335 Crosthwaite Circle Poway, CA). Permission slips are available from the front desk. The bus will depart the school at 9:10am and return at 2:45pm.
See Capt. Swift for more information.

6th Grade Camp
The 6th graders leave to camp next Monday, May 8th, and return on Thursday May 11th. For more information please call the middle school front desk.

Blood Drive
The next Blood Drive will be held on Tuesday, May 16th. Appointments are available through the San Diego Blood Bank's website.
Permission slips are required for donations from 16 year olds. See Dr. Kroener for more information and remember to drink plenty of fluids the day of the donation.

HSHMC 2017 Symposium



7th Grade Smarter Balanced Testing
The 7th grade will be taking the Smarter Balanced the week on May 8th.

6th Grade Camp
The 6th graders leave to camp on Monday May 8th and return on Thursday May 11th.

11th Grade Smarter Balanced Testing
The 11th grade will be taking the Smarter Balanced beginning Tuesday May 16th.