Common Core

Common Core Thinking Skills

Sep 3-Sep 19     Analyze

Sep 22-Oct 10    Evaluate

Oct 13-Oct 31     Problem Solve

Nov 3-Nov 21       Associate

Nov 24-Dec 19     Generate

Jan 5-Jan 29        Hypothesize

Feb 2-Feb 27       Decide

Mar 2-Mar 20       Develop

Mar 23-Apr 17      Explain

Apr 20-May 8      Connect

May 11-May 29    Reason

Jun 1-Jun 18        Represent

District News



New Principal Community Input Meeting Date and Survey For Estancia High School
Nueva Directora de entrada Comunidad Fecha Reunión y Encuesta Para Estancia Secundaria  

The District is seeking input from the Estancia High School community regarding the qualities and attributes you would like to see in the next principal.

Survey link:  http://www.k12insight.com/k/RQsVRTUsUUQsPsPsP

El Distrito necesita la opinión de la comunidad de la Escuela Estancia acerca de las cualidades y características que le gustaría ver en su siguiente director. ¡Su opinión es extremadamente valiosa!

In addition to the online survey, the District would like to invite all families and stakeholders to the following community forum:

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 at 6 p.m. in the EHS Choral Room

Además de la encuesta por Internet, al Distrito le gustaría invitar a todas las familias y personas interesadas al siguiente foro para la comunidad:

Miércoles, 3 de junio de 2015 a las 6:00 p.m. en el Salón de Coro de la Preparatoria Estancia


Enrollment Process

Please click here if your student is not currently enrolled in a school in Newport-Mesa Unified School District but would like to attend Estancia High School in the fall. 

Grad Night

Grad Night

Practice SBAC Tests

Interested in viewing a practice SBAC test in English-Language Arts and Math?  If so, please click on the link below and follow the directions.


1.     Sign in as a guest user.

2.     Select Grade 11.

3.     Select G11 ELA Performance Task for "A" day, the G11 Math Performance Task for "B" day.  

4.     Click “Select” on permissions.

5.     Click “Yes, Start my test.”

6.     Pretend that you can hear the sound and click “Yes.”

7.     Scroll through test directions and the help.  Select “Begin test now.”

Estancia School News

Community service opportunities
Need community service hours to attend Prom or to graduate in June?  If so, attached is a list of community service opportunities the school has been made aware of.  Some of the opportunities include the following:

Help at The Crossin... Continue
Posted by: Jennifer Chamberlin
Published: 5/8/15

Summer school options
Estancia counselors are now accepting applications for summer school. Summer school is for remediation only, except for online Health, online Economics and online American Democracy. Please review the information below regarding the diff... Continue
Posted by: Jennifer Chamberlin
Published: 5/3/15

NMUSD is Now Accepting Applications for Wait List for 2015/16 Signature Academies
2015/16 is the first year for the NMUSD Signature Academies.  Initial enrollment will be limited to 9th grade students  Admission for 10th through 12th grade students will be phased in over the next three years. Academy related... Continue
Posted by: Laura Boss
Published: 4/21/15

NMUSD Parents Are Invited to Participate in the 2014-15 Secondary Schools Climate Survey!
The 2014-15 secondary schools Climate Survey will help the Newport-Mesa Unified School District in making decisions to improve education for all students.

Parents of students in grades 7-12, are able to share your 2014-15 experience with your c... Continue
Posted by: Adriana Angulo
Published: 4/15/15

AP Environmental Science
Estancia High School will be offering AP Environmental Science during the 2015-2016 school year.  The course consists of several study areas, including Ecosystems, Population, Air, Land and Water Uses, Agriculture, Forestry, Energy, Pollution... Continue
Posted by: Jennifer Chamberlin
Published: 4/1/15

Grad Night 2015
Grad Night 2015 will be held on Thursday, June 18 at Dave & Busters at the Irvine Spectrum.  Estancia's PTSA is sponsoring Grad Night to provide a safe and sober environment for graduating seniors.  Graduates will check into... Continue
Posted by: Jennifer Chamberlin
Published: 3/11/15

Online Flyers

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EHS Calendar

Today: 5/27/15
7:55 AM B Day Bell Schedule
1:00 PM SBAC Testing for Grade 11 & CST Testing for Grade 10
2:00 PM Banquet: Boys Golf
6:00 PM Banquet: Baseball

Coming Back in Sept. 2015!

Congratulations to our

EHS Teams

for capturing the

Costa Mesa All-Sports Trophy

6 Years in a Row! 

Stay Connected


Upcoming Events

SBAC Testing (11th Grade)

May 18-June 5


Powder Puff Football Game

May 29


SOAR Awards Night

June 2


District Art Show

June 3


EHS Principal Community Input Forum

June 3


Senior Project Presentations

June 4 & 5


District Dance Festival

June 4 & 5


Special Education Dept. Prom

June 5



June 6


Senior Final Exams

June 10, 11, 15 & 16


Pops Music Concert

June 12


EHS Time Capsule Reception

June 13


Final Exams (9th-11th Grades)

June 15-18


Graduation Ceremony Rehearsal

June 17


Senior Brunch

June 18


Graduation Ceremony

June 18


End of 2nd Semester/School Year

June 18


Teacher Work Day

June 19


Support Estancia's sports, PTSA and extra-curricular activities! 

CLICK HERE to view all fundraisers.

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