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Attendance Codes

A = Unverified

C = Truant

E = Excused Tardy

F = Tardy Sweep

G = Guidance  

I  = Illness

T = Tardy

U = Unexcused

V = Activity

X = Excused

Costa Mesa High School

CMHS Receives Top Honors


CMHS Mission and Purpose




All Costa Mesa High School-Middle School Students will be prepared,

upon graduation, to excel in the college and/or career of their choice.





Costa Mesa High School-Middle School is a school of excellence that

continually empowers students to become high achieving, productive,

responsible, and successful members of society through a nurturing

environment while working in collaboration with the entire school




Costa Mesa High School-Middle School Students will be:


1.       Confident communicators who

            a.   read and comprehend information from a variety of sources

            b.   listen actively, and articulate ideas clearly in writing and speech

            c.   express themselves artistically

            d.   use technology in an ethical manner to communicate and to

                  enrich their learning


2.       Problem solvers who

            a.   gather, analyze, and interpret information

            b.   predict, define, and solve problems using a variety of approaches

            c.   ask and answer complex questions

            d.   demonstrate the ability to set and achieve goals


3.     Active citizens who

            a.   practice self discipline, display a positive work ethic, and make

                   healthy choices

            b.   pursue post-secondary opportunities for college or career

            c.   understand and exercise the rights and responsibilities of

                  citizenship in our democracy

            d.   participate effectively in groups and with people from various cultural,

                  ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds

            e.   demonstrate a commitment to community service


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CMHS Aquatics

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CMHS Cheer

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CMHS Boys Basketball



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CMHS Foundation

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CMHS Drama