Prospective Parents

Dear Future Aztec Parents and Students,


Thank you for considering Esperanza as a partner in your student’s educational journey. We would also love to offer you a tour to show you all that we have to offer here at Esperanza High School. One way to visit our state of the art facilities, hear directly from our teachers, listen to alumni/student testimonials, and experience the PRIDE and Tradition of Excellence through our campus and programs is to experience a "Virtual Tour " (Options 5 & 6 on this page at the bottom). Also, please review the list of opportunities and resources below. For more specific information on athletics, academics, special programs/academies, and counseling/support here at Esperanza High School, you can also visit the homepage of our website ( and explore the links across the top.


After reviewing the information offered on our website, if you wish to participate in an In-Person tour, please fill out the form below, so we can welcome you to our campus and show you more!



1. Academy Applications: As Space Available

Click HERE to complete your EHS Academy application.

Whether your student is an in-district choice transfer, in-district zoned for Esperanza, or out-of-district Interdistrict Transfer, if they are interested in our Medical Sciences Academy, Aztec Engineering and Manufacturing Academy, or Air Force JROTC please click above to complete an academy application. More information on each academy can be found under the programs tab of the EHS homepage

2. Distinguished Scholar Applications:

Click HERE to complete your 8th grade Distinguished Scholars application

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. For more information, you can click HERE to visit our Distinguished Scholars webpage. Please note this application is only for incoming freshmen to EHS.


3. AVID Applications:

Click HERE to complete an application to join AVID at EHS

We are extremely proud of our AVID program, which celebrated its first graduating class this past year with the class of 2020. AVID is a program that provides students with extra supports and guidance for one period per day to receive the additional academic, social, and emotional support that will help them succeed in their school’s most rigorous courses as they work towards a successful transition to college or career.
4. School Choice Transfer Information

Click HERE for more information on PYLUSD School Choice Applications

If you live in PYLUSD but Esperanza is not your home school, you can complete a School Choice Application through the Student Services office January 6th - February 12th to request a transfer to Esperanza. Note that students accepted into one of our Academies do not also need to complete a School Choice Application.

5. 360o Interactive Campus Tour

Click HERE to access our 360o interactive campus tour

To navigate between locations you can 1) click the arrows on the right or left sides of the screen to move through the tour chronologically, 2) use the menu at the top left to visit a specific location, or 3) click the yellow location bubbles to navigate freely through the campus. Please note that you will need to double click the "speaker" bubble at each virtual location to play (or restart) the audio tour for that location. 

6. 360o Video Campus Tour

Click HERE to access a brief 360o video campus tour. 

Note that the interactive tour linked above in item #5 includes more locations around campus as well as an informative narration on each location, but our video tour will give you an overview of the campus layout as well as a brief visit of our academies, arts, and athletics facilities.