Welcome to Selma High School. "Every student achieving high expectations" is the mission of Selma High School. Our school has an impressive reputation of academic excellence. Our teaching staff, support staff and administrators are dedicated professionals who work hard each day to insure that all of our students receive a quality education. Selma High School was a chosen a California Distinguished High School. Selma High School is a safe and clean campus with an expectation of respect and responsibility from all students.
Our academic programs include eleven Advanced Placement programs with an increasing number of graduates attending four-year colleges and universities. The SHS AVID program, Doctor's Academy and Upward Bound program provide students the opportunity to obtain the skills and knowledge to successfully complete high school and attend college/university. All content areas are currently working on alignment and integration of the California Common Core Standards along with work on alignment with the Smarter Balance Assessment program.
The Selma High web site is an example of the technology available to all staff and students on campus. Students have the opportunity to study digital animation, Computer Assisted Drawing, Computer Assisted Machinery, media production, and two business computer labs. Mobile Chrome Books carts and iPad carts are available for use in classrooms as teachers look to integrate technology directly into the curriculum. Our Career Development Center provides students with the tools and guidance to explore careers and college opportunities including the K-16 Bridge program in partnership with Reedley College.
Clubs, activities and athletics are a vital part of the school's culture. School sponsored programs include academic decathlon, FFA, instrumental and choral music, MJROTC program, Mexican Dance Troupe, Career Skills Olympic Team and History DaysTeams. Our athletic teams have outstanding coaches and programs in all sports and compete in the Central Sequoia League.
Bear Nation has integrated the Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports model (PBIS) to assist with the development of positive behavior expectations school wide. Selma High's FIVE - Believing, Encouraging, Accepting, Respecting, Supporting) looks to support PBIS providing Tier 1, Tier 2 and Tier 3 interventions as needed for all students. The "Den", Selma High's After School Program provides all students the opprotunity for academic, academic enrichment and/or physical enrichment each day after school from 3:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. A healthy snack is provided to all students in the After School Program.
Please contact Selma High School regarding any of our programs at 559-898-6550 or follow us on Twitter @SHSBearNation for daily updates on events and activities in Bear Nation. Together we can succeed in our mission of "Every student achieving high expectations." -Mark Babiarz, Principal