La Quinta High School

Schedule & Materials Pick-Up August 19th - 22nd             Freshmen Early Start August 21st 3pm-6pm, Freshmen Parent Orientation August 21st 6pm LQ Gym,              First Day of School August 28th         Varsity Football v. Anaheim, August 29th 7PM Glover Stadium              First Day of School August 28th              According to US News & World Report: LQ is the #2 public high school in OC & ranked #54 in the state. Congratulations, Aztecs!
College Planning
Subject UC and CSU Admission Requirements
a - Social Science 2 years - 1 year of World History and 1 year of U.S. History or
1/2 year of U.S. History and 1/2 year of Civics
b - English 4 years college preparatory English
c - Mathematics 3 years including Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2 or higher levels.
(4 years recommended)
d - Science 2 years lab science in two of three areas: Biology, Chemistry, Physics.
(3 years recommended)
e - Foreign Language 2 years of the same foreign language (3 years recommended)
f - Fine Arts/Applied Arts Visual/Performing Arts
1 year-long course in Art, Drama, or Music
g - Specified Electives College preparatory electives:
1 year, in addition to those required above, chosen from the following areas: history, English, advanced math, lab science, foreign language, social science, visual arts or performing arts.
The UC Certified Course list accessed at www.ucop.edu/doorways/list