Welcome to James Lick High School!

Home of the Comets
Welcome to the new and improved James Lick High School website for the 2017-2018 school year!

Stand Up and Speak Out

If you are being victimized or know of someone else being bullied,

we encourage you to fill out an anonymous report.

Stand up and speak out.

Northrop Grumman Engineering Scholars Program

Are you interested in pursuing engineering? Click the image above to download our PDF with more information or follow the link below.

2018 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Contest

The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. student writing, art and video contest has been a tradition for many years here at James Lick and throughout the district. If you have participated in the past, or you are new to this project, please share it with your students. 

Here is the quote that is used as the prompt: 

“Hatred paralyzes life; love releases it. 
Hatred confuses life; love harmonizes it. 
Hatred darkens life; love illuminates it.” 

The words of Dr. King still ring true today. 
Have students do one or more of the following: 
May be a poem or an essay on 8.5" x 11" paper. Maximum length: 500 words. 
Contact person - Mr. Paquiz, room 706

Teams may not be larger than 2 (prize money shared). Video should be no longer than 3 minutes and 30 seconds. Original images and footage is emphasized. 
Contact person - Mr. Vera, room 515

Visual Arts
2-D size must be no larger thank 11" x 16". 3-D size must be no larger than 11" x 16". Any media, including computerized non-moving images and sculptures. Dr. King's likeness doesn't need to be on the image but his name and quote does. No traced or copied images.
Contact person - Dr. Leipham, room 406

The deadline for students to submit their entries to the JL contact person is Thursday, November 9th. The deadline for the contact person to deliver the 1st place winner for the school to the district office is Thursday, November 16th to Julianna Arreola.


From the Desk of Mr. Porter, Principal - Week 18

 Click the image above to download the PDF.

Parent Echo Accounts

The following link will take you to a Google form so that you can sign up for an Echo parent account.


Parent Account Google Form


2017-2018 Calendar

  • 2016-2017 James Lick High School Calendar

Downloadable Calendars and Bell Schedules

Click each image to download the PDF version.

Photo Packages

Picture Day is coming up! When you pick up your schedule on the 27th or 28th of July, you will have your picture taken for your ID and the yearbook.
Click each image to download a PDF version of the order sheet.

The 2016-2017 School Safety Plan

Please click here for the most up-to-date version of our James Lick High School Safety Plan.

Facility Rentals

Need a meeting room, athletic fields, gyms, classrooms, theater?
Go to facilitron.com to enter a reservation request! We welcome all groups! 

Naviance - Family Connection Link

Hello all,
Please click the following link to go into the Naviance program.
From here, you can use your login credentials to get into the system.

Student Insurance

The District has contracted with Pacific Educators, Inc. to provide information for student insurance.  The East Side Union High School District does not provide medical, accident or dental insurance for students injured on school premises or through school activities.  In accordance with Education Code Section 49472, the District is making available a low cost medical/dental accident insurance program.  We urge that serious consideration be given to these programs through Pacific Educators, Inc.
Parents may insure their child for School-Time or 24-hour-a-day Coverage Plans or optional Tackle Football Coverage.  Please call the number below or visit Pacific Educators Insurance Service website at www.peinsurance.com for further information, assistance or online registration.

New Bell Schedules


JLHS is part of the New Tech Network. For more information, please follow the link. More >

Common Core State Standards Initiative

Preparing America's Students for College and Career More >


We are always striving for our student/athletes to perform in the classroom and on the field, mat, pool, track and court. More >


Getting involved in extracurricular activities is a good way for students to meet new people and develop new skills. More >

Non-Discrimination Statement

East Side Union High School District prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation and bullying in educational programs, activities, or employment on the basis of actual or perceived ancestry, age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, parental, pregnancy, family or marital status, or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. East Side Union High School District requires that school personnel take immediate steps to intervene when safe to do so when he or she witnesses an act of discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying.

Questions or complaints of alleged discrimination, harassment, intimidation and bullying or title IX equity and compliance concerns should be directed to the Office of the Associate Superintendent of Instructional Services at (408) 347- 5061 or 830 N. Capitol Ave, San Jose, Ca 95133.

Declaración Contra la Discriminación

El Distrito Escolar Unificado de Preparatoria East Side prohíbe la discriminación, el acoso, la intimidación y el abuso en los programas educativos, las actividades o el empleo por causas de ascendencia real o percibida, edad, color de la piel, discapacidad, género, identidad de género o expresión de género, nacionalidad, raza u origen étnico, religión, sexo, orientación sexual, estado de paternidad, embarazo o estado familiar o civil o asociación con una persona o grupo de personas con una o más de estas características reales o percibidas. El Distrito Escolar Unificado de Preparatoria East Side requiere que el personal escolar tome los pasos necesarios inmediatamente para intervenir cuando sea seguro hacerlo en caso de ser testigos de un acto de discriminación, acoso, intimidación o abuso.

Las preguntas o quejas de acusaciones de discriminación, acoso, intimidación y abuso o las preocupaciones sobre la igualdad y el cumplimiento de la ley con relación al artículo IX del Código de Educación deben ser dirigidas a la Oficina del Asistente del Superintendente para los Servicios de Enseñanza al (408) 347-5061 o a la siguiente dirección: 830 N. Capitol Ave, San José, Ca 95133.

Tuyên Bố Không Phân Biệt Đối Xử
(Non-Discrimination Statement)

Học Khu Trung Học East Side nghiêm cấm mọi hành vị kỳ thị, quấy nhiễu, hăm dọa và bắt nạt trong các chương trình giáo dục, các hoạt động hoặc trong công việc không được đặc trên cơ sở về tổ tiên, chủng tộc hoặc sắc tộc, tôn giáo, giới tính, khuynh hướng tình dục, cha mẹ, người mang thai, gia đình, hoặc tình trạng hôn nhân, hoặc liên hệ với một người hoặc một nhóm với nhiều điểm thực tế hoặc đặc điểm về nhận thức. Học Khu Trung Học East Side đòi hỏi nhân viên nhà trường phải tiến hành ngay các biện pháp can thiệp một cách an toàn khi họ chứng kiến các hành vi kỳ thị, quấu rối, hăm dọa hoặc bắt nạt.

Nếu có các câu hỏi hoặc khiếu nạo về sự phân biệt đối xử, sách nhiễu, hăm dọa và bắt nạt hoặc liên quan đến Title IX sự công bằng và tuân thủ các điều này xin qúy vị liên lạc với Văn phòng Phó Tổng Giám Đốc Đặc Trách Giáo Dục tại số điện thoại (408) 347-5061 hoặc địa chỉ 830 N. Capitol Ave, San Jose, CA 95133.