La Quinta High School
79255 Blackhawk Way. La Quinta, CA 92253-4150
message from the principal
La Quinta High School has a long and proud tradition of excellence. That excellence includes the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program (IBDP), AP, and AVID programs. We have a thriving CTE program which incorporates the Information Technology Academy, Medical Health Academy, Public Service Academy, and the Culinary Arts program which rivals most colleges. We are honored to offer the Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps program. We are a school of dedicated professionals. At the forefront of that dedication are the phenomenal teachers of La Quinta High School. We have a highly diverse and talented student population. Our athletic programs are steeped in championship level competition. Our extracurricular activities such as music, ASB, visual and performing arts, and robotics continue to provide a well-rounded high school experience for our students. There is a high achievement bar in every aspect of La Quinta High School. As principal, my commitment is to take great care of my leadership team who is expected to take great care of my staff who is expected to ultimately take great care of our students. Welcome to La Quinta High School.
--Dr. Rudy Wilson
La Quinta High School Mission Statement
The mission of La Quinta High School’s culturally diverse community is to provide, through a wide range of programs and opportunities, an academic, creative, social and co-curricular environment which develops well-rounded lifelong learners who are productive, ethical and global citizens.
La Quinta High School Vision Statement
The vision of La Quinta High School’s culturally diverse community is to support a rigorous and relevant curriculum and experience for all students that places an emphasis on ensuring that positive and collaborative relationships are established to foster engaging and meaningful learning. We create a positive, safe and supportive learning environment that nurtures the academic, personal, and social development of our students, preparing them for a lifetime of learning, service, and leadership.