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    Justin-Siena High School ::: Napa, California ::: West U.S.

    Justin-Siena High School, Napa, California

     

    • Located on 40 acres (16 hectares) in a small city at the heart of California's famous Napa Valley; 47 miles (7 kms) north of San Francisco
    • 625 students (grades 9 - 12); average class size 24 students; student/faculty ratio 12:1
    • Co-educational Boarding & Day - Religious Affiliation - Catholic
    • Honors and Advanced Placement offerings.
    • No ESL

    Founded

    1966

    Climate

    Hot Summers and warm winters

    Student Body

    625 students (grades 9-12); 8% international

    Average Class Size

    24 students

    Faculty

    60 faculty; 76% with advanced degrees

    Student/Faculty Ratio

    12:1

    College Placement

    90% university placement including California Polytechnic State University, Princeton University, Stanford University, University of California - Berkeley, University of California - Davis, among others

    Honors & AP

    Honors Courses: Algebra, Chemistry, English Language & Literature, Geometry, Pre-calculus, Spanish

    AP Courses: American Government, Art History, Biology, Calculus AB & BC, English Language & Composition, English Literature & Composition, Environmental Science, Physics, Spanish Language & Culture, Studio Art, US History, World History.

    Marking System

    2 semesters, progress reports each quarter. Students meet with their counselors once per quarter, or as needed.

    Programs of Study

    The minimum graduation requirements for grades 9 through 12 are as follows:

    English - 40 units (4 years)
    Religious Studies - 40 units (4 years)
    World Language (30 units (3 years) is recommended) - 20 units (2 years)
    Mathematics - 30 units (3 years)
    Science - 30 units (3 years)
    Social Studies - 30 units (3 years)
    Visual or Performing Arts - 10 units (1 year)
    Electives - 20 units (2 years)
    Physical Education (participation in same varsity-level sport during junior and senior year = 10 units) - 10 units

    World Languages offered: French, Mandarin, Spanish

    SAT/ACT Scores:  Average SAT score=1688; Average ACT score=25

     

    Accreditation

    Justin-Siena High School is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) 

    Athletics

    Sports: baseball, basketball, cheerleading, cross-country, football, golf, lacrosse, soccer, swimming & diving, tennis, track & field, volleyball, wrestling.

    Arts: 

    Studio Arts, Chorus, Dance, Film Studies, Instrumental Music, Photography, Theater

    Extracurricular Activities

    Justin-Siena offers co-curricular programs to engage students.  These programs include athletics, clubs and activities, theater, student government, campus ministry, retreats and a host of others.

    Clubs include:  Amnesty International, Culinary Club, Ecology Club, French Club, Italian Club, Key Club, Literary Magazine, Mock Trial, Multicultural Club, National Honor Society, Outdoor Club, Spanish Club, Student Ambassadors, Student Council

    Facilities:

    Academic Center include the following wings: Science, Math & Engineering, Art & Religion, English & Social Studies, World Language, Music, Administration building,  2 Athletic fields, Cafeteria, Gymnasium, Media center, Residence hall, Swimming pool, Tennis courts, Theater

    ESL

    No, but a special English class for International Students