Required Notices



The California Code of Regulations, Title 5, Education, Section 852, states, "A parent or guardian may submit to the school a written request to excuse his or her child from any or all parts of any test provided pursuant to Education Code Section 60640.  A school district and its employees may discuss the Standardized Testing and Reporting Program with parents and may inform parents of the availability of exemptions under Education Code Section 60615.  However, the school district and its employees shall not solicit or encourage any written exemption request on behalf of any child or group of children."

NCLB Information

Parent Notification - Title I

In accordance with The No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB), at the beginning of each school year we are required to notify the parents of each student attending a school receiving any Title I, Part A, funds that they may request information regarding the professional qualifications of their child's teacher(s) in core academic subject areas and/or paraprofessional. The notices and information provided to parents must be in an understandable and uniform format and be provided in a language that the parents can understand. Enclosed are model notices that you may choose to send out individually, add to your school's newsletter or website. These notices will serve as parents' notification of rights to request and receive the professional qualifications of their child's classroom teacher(s) and/or paraprofessional.

If you have any questions regarding classroom teachers, please call Kristin Gaeta at (714) 424-7550.
If you have any questions regarding paraprofessionals, please call Christi Winslow at (714) 424-5049.

Thank you for your support.


Click here to download the information in English and Spanish

District News


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CMHS School News

Holy Mole-y!! Let's Celebrate!
High school Delta students, come by Mr. Ryan's room during nutrition, on Thursday, to celebrate our favorite number, 6.0x10^23!! It's going to be MOLEtastic. Continue
Posted by: Lee Kelly
Published: 10/20/14

October School News Magazine Now Available!
Check out the latest school news magazine about NMUSD schools.  This months issue features all NMUSD principals and where they attended college. Check it out today and see what's happening in your schools and city.  


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Posted by: Laura Boss
Published: 10/20/14

Join CMHS On Saturday October 25 at 5:30 p.m. for New Performing Arts Center Grand Opening
Newport-Mesa Unified School District 
Invites You To Attend The Official Grand Opening Ceremony 
Costa Mesa Middle/High School Performing Arts Center
Saturday, October 25 at 5:30 p.m.


Following the ceremony, the CMHS Marc... Continue
Posted by: Laura Boss
Published: 10/20/14

Cross Country - Anuare Magana awarded All County Senior Boy at OC Championships
Congratulations to Senior Anuare Magana for making All County Senior Boy at the 46th Annual  Orange County Cross Country Championships held at Irvine Park on Saturday!

Anuare competed in the highly competitive Boys Sweepstake’s race... Continue
Posted by: Steve Moreno
Published: 10/19/14

Catholic Club - Meeting Change
The Catholic Club now meets every Wednesday during lunch in room 289. Everyone is welcome! Continue
Posted by: Megan Swanek
Published: 10/16/14

Indoor Soccer starts Tuesday for all high school students. Sign up sheets available in ASB office or see Paige LaBare
Posted by: Carey Delzer
Published: 10/15/14

CMMS Announces Fall Dance: A Blast to the Past - A Night at a 50s Drive In
All Mavericks are invited to join us for the first middle school dance of the year.

Our dance is scheduled for Friday night, October 24, from 7:00 - 9:00 in the small gym.

Tickets go on sale at the ASB Office on Monday, October 20. Tickets a... Continue
Posted by: JoMarie Hayes
Published: 10/15/14

Community Service Opportunities - Lots of great places to volunteer!
Posted by: Vanessa Hatch
Published: 10/15/14

School Info

Main Line: (714) 424-8700

          Fax: (714) 424-8770

Attendance Line: (714) 424-8705

Counseling Dept: (714) 424-8704

                      Fax: (714) 424-8778

ASB Office: (714) 424-8706

Health Office: (714) 424-8707

Athletics Office: (714) 424-8708

Nutrition Services: (714) 424-8710

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Today: 10/20/14
9:00 AM Middle School B. Volleyball @ CMHS
12:00 PM G. Golf - League Tournament @ Mesa Linda
1:15 PM High School Indoor Soccer Tournament @ lunch!
1:15 PM Illinois College Visits Mesa! 10/20
3:00 PM B. Water Polo - @ Garden Grove - Garden Grove Varsity Tournament

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CMHS/MS In The News

Daily Pilot: Mesa High: new leadership, new buildings - September 2, 2014

By Hannah Fry

In their rush to get to classes on the first day back to school Tuesday, Costa Mesa High students rushed with barely a notice past a black-and-white photo tacked on the wall of the Associated Student Body office.  Read More!


DailyPilot: Mesa middle-schoolers get their own space - September 2, 2014

By Hannah Fry

While previous generations have been forced to intermingle with Costa Mesa High School students, seventh- and eighth-graders who returned to class Tuesday found a space of their own.

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Daily Pilot: Earth Day the teaching way - April 21, 2014

By Lauren Steussy

Earth Day got off to a growing start at Costa Mesa High School, where high school students guided their younger peers in a native plant workshop during lunch break Monday.  Read More!


Daily Pilot: MESA program wins awards - April 10, 2014

By Hannah Fry

Students from Costa Mesa High School's MESA — Mathematics, Engineering, Science and Achievement — program took home 20 ribbons, five medals and one trophy during a regional competition last weekend.  Read More!


Daily Pilot: Mesa principal moving to district position - March 21, 2014

By Hannah Fry

Costa Mesa High School Principal Phil D'Agostino is being tapped to head up discipline for Newport-Mesa Unified, district officials confirmed Thursday.  Read More!


Daily Pilot: "Pie in the face on Pi Day" - March 14, 2014

By Hannah Fry

Seventh-grader Jonathan Barton steadied himself and stared down his target.  Read More!