Sophomores! It's time for the CaHSEE! Do you need a short review? 
Something to bump your score to Proficient? To 380? In either math or English? 

Please click on the following link to sign up for our Fabulous, Fun, Famous, and Fantastic CaHSEE Boot Camp!

Proficient Scores earn spots in a drawing for an IPAD!


I am proud to welcome you to La Quinta High School! I look forward to a well rounded, fulfilling year for our students as they continue their journeys in 21st century learning. Our staff is committed to the education of every student, so that each student can think critically, collaborate and communicate effectively and grow in creativity and discovery. Our goal is that all Blackhawks graduate from La Quinta High School college and career ready, equipped with the skills they need to soar. I invite you to contact your student’s teacher, counselor or myself regarding your student’s education. We look forward to meeting you.

Ms. Cook, Principal Twitter: @lqprincipal



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Graduation Information

Graduation is June 4th at 7:00 p.m. in the Blackhawk Stadium.
Gates will open at 6:00 p.m.

Last names: A - O  Home Side 
Last names: P- Z  Visitor Side

This alphabet breakdown is subject to change.

Seniors will receive 6 tickets with their Cap and Gown during senior check out.  Extra tickets must be requested Friday, May 29th at the Senior Awards Breakfast with Dr. Schantz. The random drawing for extra tickets will be on June 4th in the gym after graduation practice. The graduate must be present to claim their ticket.


11th and 12th grade IB Candidate meetings will be today, March 5th in the gym at lunch.

Attention Students! Come join us for National Breakfast Week March 2 through 6. We will have an extra Breakfast Cart available by the Culinary Building.

Are you planning to attend College of the Desert? Then come to a presentation about the Extended Opportunity Program and Services. This is a program that offers "over and above" support services to students with social, economic, and educational challenges. The presentation will take place in the staff lounge on Friday, March 13. It will start promptly at noon. If you need more information, please drop by the counseling office and see Mrs. Overley.

To all 10th grade students, if you are interested in going to our annual math or English language arts boot camps, please go to our LQHS website to sign up!!!

The Career Center in room 701 will be closed Tuesday, March 10, through Thursday, March 19 due to testing preparations. Students will not be able to access computers and printer during that time, so please plan accordingly.

Congratulations to Emily Yang, Alberto Garcia, Katryna Holguin and Kevin Yang, our Battle of the Books team, for a great job last night. You demonstrated #lqpride, and it was our school's best performance in the four years of the competition. Good job!

Come out and support the boys soccer team as they play Santa Ana at Corona HS. Game starts at 5pm.