New Campus opened in August 2021 adjacent to MJC West Campus!
@2209 Blue Gum Avenue, Modesto CA 95358
Enrollment applications are available at our current school site located at 2209 Blue Gum Ave, Modesto, CA 95358 and adjacent to Modesto Junior College West Campus or electronically via Electronic Enrollment Application
FAFSA Night! (Tuesday, December 7th, 2021 @5:30 PM Room 10)
MASK MANDATE UPDATE! The Face Covering Order that was rescinded on November 15, 2021, does not apply to public schools. The California Department of Public Health requires all, regardless of vaccination status, to wear masks in K-12 schools. We will continue to require students, staff, and all visitors to wear masks while indoors on the VCHS campus. Thank you for your compliance and for helping our students and staff stay healthy.
Student and Parent Resources:
If your student will benefit from our mental health clinician, please get in touch with Maria Navarez at 238-6820 or by email, mnevarez [ahtsym] stancoe [dhotsym] org Monday-Friday 8 AM-4 PM
Informational Article on COVID-19; Depression & Anxiety!
Small classes (average 15)
Individualized academic support and tutoring
Students can move quickly /get ahead on graduation requirements, stay on track, or catch up as needed.
Charter School Information: Charter schools are not allowed to discourage a pupil from enrolling or seeking to enroll in a charter school because the pupil exhibits any characteristics such as students with disabilities, academically low-achieving, English learners, neglected or delinquent, homeless, socially economically disadvantaged, foster youth, or based on nationality, race, ethnicity, or sexual orientation. Charter schools are not allowed to request a pupil's records before enrollment or encourage a child who is enrolled in a charter school to dis-enroll or transfer to another school. A parent, guardian, or pupil (18 years or older) may file a Charter School Complaint Form to the authorizing entity if they suspect the charter school is in violation of Education Code (EC)Section 47605(d)(4).
Charter School Complaint Notice and Form:
The Charter School Complaint Notice and Form can be found at https://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/ch/cscomplaint.asp.
Questions regarding the Charter School Complaint Notice and Form may be sent to the Charter Schools Division at charters [ahtsym] cde [dhotsym] ca [dhotsym] gov
VCHS is an Early College High School in partnership between the Stanislaus County Office of Education (SCOE) and Modesto Junior College (MJC). VCHS provides a personalized and innovative public school option for 9th through 12th-grade students residing in or near Stanislaus County. VCHS staff collaborate with parents and community members to nurture educational excellence and character development through high expectations and rigorous standards-based academic coursework. VCHS offers individual learning and classroom settings, relevant career technical skills and performance-based projects at school and in the community, and opportunities for motivated students to earn dual high school and college credits concurrently at no tuition cost to their families.
VCHS provides parents and students the options of classroom/hybrid sessions and independent learning. Through our close relationship with Modesto Junior College and with our support team at school, students can earn college credits, a degree, or a certificate at the same time they attend high school. The school also offers many electives, including theater arts, Spanish, music appreciation, robotics, video game design, computer technology, and school leadership/government. Multiple student clubs are organized on campus. The award-winning VCHS program is a recipient of the 2015 California Gold Ribbon and multiple national honors.