School Wide Positive Behavior Expectations: Polite-Be Respectful; Prompt-Be On-time; Prepared-Be Ready to Learn; Productive-Be a Learner. Mendez Open Houses on Saturdays in September and October 2018 for 8th graders and their families.

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Mission & Vision

Mission & Vision


Mission: Who we are

At Mendez High School – for College and Career Preparation, all stakeholders (students, faculty and staff, families and community partners) collaborate to provide academically rigorous environment that prepares well-rounded individuals who are confident, self-aware, and ready for post-secondary success.

Vision: Who we are striving to be

Mendez High School will be an exemplary small high school having stakeholders that pursue academic excellence, are involved citizens and possess 21st century skills. 

Guiding Principles

  • Students are the first priority in everything we do
  • Commitment to continuous improvement
  • Culture of high expectations for students, teachers and parents
  • Shared accountability for attaining positive results
  • Building a community of educators, parents and community members focused on student achievement
  • Integrity is highly valued and placed at the center of all we do