Welcome To Vista High School

Welcome to VHS, home of the Panthers, where our mission is to nurture creators, inventors, and innovators.
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Since opening in 1936, VHS has established traditions of excellence in core academics, visual and performing arts, and career and technical education (CTE), all of which provide excellent learning opportunities and make VHS such a special place to learn and thrive.

Our Mission

To nurture creators, inventors and innovators - students prepared to learn, grow, and take ethical action to solve real-world problems through exploration, analysis, debate, imagination, collaboration and calculated risk-taking.

Our Core Values

Pride In Unity

Exemplary Character

Innovative, Creative & Critical Thinking

Vista CARES 
building upon student self-efficacy, collaboration, and problem solving; and working to develop students who are Curious, Advocates, Resilient, Empathetic, and Socially-Emotionally well (Vista CARES).

Character Pillars 
Respect, Responsibility, Trustworthiness, and Kindness, VHS continues to emphasize a positive and safe school climate.