The 21st century college readiness and workplace skills requirements, increased competitiveness for admission to colleges and universities and overall pace of societal change means today’s high schools must embrace digital-age learning and leading to succeed. In the past, high school academic programs were designed to prepare students for college and career. Today, in addition to strong core content, students are tasked with gaining expertise in teamwork, having technological competence and creativity, being capable of higher order critical thinking and problem-solving skills and demonstrating communication and presentation competency.

San Joaquin Memorial High School has adapted its academic programs to the requirements of 21st century learning and provides rigorous academic content in core subjects, a 1:1 tablet-based learning environment and STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art/Agriculture and Math) education to assure real-world student success.