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Esperanza High School is proud to offer our Distinguished Scholars Program, an academically rigorous program that recognizes students who take the most challenging courses offered on our campus. The students who complete the requirements of this program position themselves to have the best opportunity for admission to the most prestigious and competitive universities nationwide. Distinguished Scholars earn yearly recognition, including a student luncheon and an evening award ceremony for families. Upon graduation, Distinguished Scholars are honored with front row seating at graduation, a unique cap and gown, and a special diploma commemorating this outstanding accomplishment. For more information please see the "Distinguished Scholars & AP Night Presentation" linked below.

Current 8th grade students/parents wishing to apply for entry into Esperanza's Distinguished Scholars Program can click HERE to visit our prospective parents page with a link to our online application.



12/4/19 8th Grade Distinguished Scholars and AP Info Night Presentation

If you were not able to attend or wish to review any of the information presented at this years information night for 8th grade parents/students, please click on the link to the presentation on the right.


Current EHS Students Distinguished Scholars Application 2019-2020

If you are a current EHS student, based on your fall semester overall academic weighted GPA you will be invited to a Distinguished Scholars information session in February. Invitations are sent to all students who qualify for the annual GPA requirement to be considered "on track" to complete the Distinguished Scholar graduation requirements, but students must submit an application for recognition as verification of progress towards the coursework requirement (see chart below). Current EHS students can download an application via the link to the right. NOTE: There is a simplified version of the checklist linked at right for freshman applicants.