Miramonte High School Mission Statement
The mission of Miramonte High School
is to provide a high level of intellectual, social and personal growth
in each individual.
Miramonte High School Expected School Wide Learning
All students will have the opportunity
1. Acquire a common core of broad and
2. Demonstrate critical
thinking, problem-solving, research, and technological skills
3. Demonstrate effective
4. Work cooperatively and
effectively with others
5. Explore educational and
Miramonte High School Vision Statement
The Miramonte vision is for all our
students to achieve at their highest potential within our rigorous and
We promote a successful integration into an increasingly
technological, complex, and diverse world. We challenge our students to
become concerned and knowledgeable citizens, actively participating in
preserving and improving the global community. Through collaborative
efforts, every student, teacher, and parent within our school community
will provide the opportunity for all students to meet our ESLRs.
Miramonte School Wide Goals 05-06 WASC
(Western Association of Schools and Colleges) Action Plan
1. Improve reading comprehension across the curriculum to
enable students to achieve standards and ESLRs (Expected School-wide
2. Improve writing across the curriculum to enable students
to achieve standards and ESLRs.
3. Improve the school culture and climate to support
student learning (including internal and external communication)
3 Year Report 2008 (pdf)
History & Culture
Founded in 1955, Miramonte High School is one of four
comprehensive high schools and a continuation school in the Acalanes Union
High School District. We serve students who live in the suburban
residential communities of Orinda, Moraga, and surrounding communities.
Parents in these communities are active participants in their students'
Located just over the hills east of the University of
California at Berkeley Miramonte annually sends 98% of its graduates to
college. The college preparatory program includes traditional and
Advanced Placement (AP) courses. Miramonte also offers a variety of
choices in the arts and elective areas.
All students participate in the school's college
preparatory and elective programs. Approximately 85% of the student body
participates in co-curricular activities.
Miramonte is located in the City of Orinda. The combination
of a well-maintained campus, positive working and learning environment,
motivated students, active parent involvement, and a dedicated staff
contribute to the well being and success of our students. Students,
staff, and visitors feel safe and comfortable on campus. It is a
wonderful place to educate students and for students to flourish.