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School Mission

Mission Statement

West Covina High School, a partnership of students, parents, staff and community, recognizes and values excellence, individuality, diversity and creativity. We are committed to the intellectual achievement, the emotional and social growth, and the athletic and aesthetic development of each student. We are dedicated to graduating students who are: self-starters, technologically competent workers, life-long learners, responsible citizens and cooperative, effective communicators.

Expected School Wide Learning Results: ESLR's

West Covina High School is a standards-based learning community dedicated to educating all students to be responsible, literate, and contributing members of a multicultural society. Bulldogs will:

Academic Achievement

  • Develop and maintain professional work habits
  • Analyze information using a variety of critical thinking strategies
  • Demonstrate knowledge of content standards and proficiency in each subject area.
  • Establish and strive to meet personal, educational, and career goals


  • Practice active reading, listening, observational, and interpretive skills
  • Articulate ideas effectively through oral, written, and artistic expression
  • Utilize various resources to access information and integrate knowledge
  • Incorporate technology as a tool for learning and expression


  • Take responsibility for decisions or actions
  • Establish routines that promote emotional and physical well-being
  • Actively participate in school and community life
  • Become self-sufficient in pursuing short-term and long-term personal, educational, and career goals


  • Show respect for self and others
  • Understand and appreciate diversity
  • Become informed members of society who practice the ideals of democracy
  • Consider moral and ethical responses to local and global issues

"We are here for students; they are not here for us." Earl Goforth (WCHS Custodian)