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School Profile

The Del Amigo High School campus is located in a residential neighborhood on the west side of Danville, California. It was established in l969 and was renovated in 1990. The facility has ten permanent classrooms, three portable classrooms, and an music building. The campus also has a parking lot as well as an outdoor basketball court. Del Amigo High School is a well-maintained, clean, safe school. Del Amigo received a six year WASC accreditation with a one day mid year visit. Del Amigo High School is a continuation school primarily serving students in the 11th and 12th grade. Students at Del Amigo earn variable credits in a four quarter grading system. Students who have fallen behind in credits and are in jeopardy of not graduating attend Del Amigo to recover credits and get on track for graduation more rapidly. Students have the ability to earn 25 credits per quarter equaling 100 credits in one school year. Each student is assigned a case manager to help support them academically and emotionally. All students work with their case manager to
develop a college and career transition plan.

The staff at Del Amigo have identified essential standards and skills for each course. Teachers use research based instructional practices to meet the needs of students. In addition to offering core classes, Del Amigo offers Art, Leadership, Culinary, Psychology, Personal Finance, and Film in History.
 
The school counselor develops a graduation plan with each student. The graduation plan is reviewed and updated quarterly. The counselor maps three pathways for graduation (1) Del Amigo diploma; (2) Comprehensive diploma; or, (3) Adult School diploma. A majority of students graduate from Del Amigo; however, a small percentage transition back to a comprehensive high school to graduate.