To empower youth and
through education and
High School Inc. positively links social equity and economic values in school and at work by supporting the signature C-H-A-N-G-E Academies at Santa Ana Valley High School. These six core college and career readiness academies enrich a student’s learning experience by equipping students with the skills, opportunities, and relationships they need to succeed.
The only program of its kind in Orange County, High School Inc.
Academies Foundation is addressing the need in our local community with the
following key components:
Bridging the skills and jobs gap
College and career readiness programs
Adapting to changing labor markets
Students Participated in Competitions
Industry Certifications Received
Leadership Camp Student Attendees
College and Industry Related Field Trips
Student Job Placements
2019 Graduate: Valley High School New Media Academy.
Creating New Experiences on a Blank Canvas
Moving to a new city, let alone a new school can be overwhelming, especially for Julia, a shy, artistic, Las Vegas native. But that didn’t stop her from taking a blank canvas and creating a beautiful masterpiece of new experiences in the HSI New Media Academy.
2015 Graduate: Valley High School and High School Inc. Engineering Academy
Breaking the Mold
As a first generation high school graduate, Long knew he wanted to aspire to great things in his career to make his family proud. And he did just that by setting his intentions and goals to be successful in whatever he set his mind to. Long dedicated his time in high school to learning and growing, and enrolled in the High School Inc. Engineering Academy.
2018 Graduate: Valley High School & High School Inc. Culinary Arts Academy
Feeding His Passion for Serving Others
Resilience, dedication & drive are all words that describe this unique and talented young man. Joshua exudes a deep personal commitment in taking initiative and passion for making a difference in the quality of life for both his family and others. Joshua has always had a strong desire to help others, which inspired him to enroll into the HSI Culinary Arts Academy so he could learn to cook for his family. But it quickly became evident how much he enjoyed being in the kitchen and more importantly, how it made him feel being able to feed those he cared about around him.
2019 Graduate: Valley High School and High School Inc. Culinary Arts Academy
Inspiring Her Inner Chef
Even if people claim to have paved their own way, there is a strong chance that someone was there early on to set them on the right path or share sage advice. For Lizbeth, that someone came in the form of industry mentors for this introverted High School Inc. Culinary Arts Academy student.