GGHS HIGHLIGHTS!!! GGHS Exceeded State averages on the 2017 ELA Standardized Testing results for students who “Met” or “Exceeded” Target scores: All students 13% greater, Hispanic students 8% greater, Asian students 6% greater, English Learners 13% greater, Economically Disadvantaged students 19% greater, Special Education students 3% greater. GGHS Exceeded State averages on the Math Standardized Testing results for students who “Met” or “Exceeded” Target scores: All students 9% greater, English Learners 6% greater, Economically Disadvantaged students 15% greater. GGHS has 14 National AP Scholars with 4’s or higher on all AP tests taken and scores of 4 or 5 on eight or more AP Exams. GGHS offers 58 sections of Advanced Placement Classes with 1,458 students served. -1,383 AP Exams taken during the 2016-17 school year; 73% pass rate (compared to a 62% State average). GGHS is one of eight Orange County schools offering the prestigious AP Seminar and AP Capstone Classes. GGHS had 87 All-League and 7 All CIF Athletes from the 2016-17 school-year. GGHS scholars earned $1,980,000 in Merit Scholarships and Grants by the Class of 2017. GGHS attained a 95.9% Graduation rate for the Class of 2017. GGHS offers a nationally recognized four-year Latin program and four-year Vietnamese language program which served as a model for the county.  GGHS recognized and awarded 82 Seal of Biliteracy students from the Class of 2017. GGHS offers culturally relevant and highly sought after course offerings such as Mexican American Literature, Mexican American History, and Vietnamese American History. GGHS is home of the Michael Monsoor Stadium: new state-of-the arts Sports Facility.

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ESLRs- Expected Schoolwide Learning Results

Effective Communicators Who :

* Read and appreciate a broad variety of material including literary selections and expository texts.
* Speak and listen with insight and understanding
* Demonstrate writing skills by using clear language and correct usage.
* Use a computer as an information source, presentation tool, and communication device.


Responsible Citizens Who :

* Exhibit good manners.
* Exhibit good study/ work habits that include regular attendance, punctuality, and effective time management.
* Understand our American heritage, our political and economic systems, and our role in the global setting.


Life-Long Learners Who :

* Apply the basic skills (reading, writing, mathematics, computing) in order to pursue their fullest potential .
* Plan for the future by setting appropriate and realistic goals and establish priorities.
* Make informed choices and take responsibility for the consequences of those choices.
* Establish, practice, and support appropriate hygiene, proper nutrition, and physical fitness habits.


Creative and Critical Thinkers Who :

* Use logic and effective problem-solving and decision-making processes.
* Effectively analyze and evaluate information.
* Apply learned skills and knowledge to new situations.
* Think critically to create original ideas and projects.