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Our MissionTop of Page

To provide a safe, caring learning environment where students achieve the academic, personal, and social development required to pursue post-secondary education, compete in a changing job market, and participate in a multicultural, democratic society.

Job Fair - October 24Top of Page

Interested in getting a job? Head over to Eastridge Shopping Center for this event!
This is a Job Fair at Eastridge on October 24th from 3:30 to 5:30PM.
Click the image to open up the PDF version of this flyer

Tradition of AP at James LickTop of Page

The 2018 - 2019 school year continues to offer a variety of AP courses to our students.  This year we had 100% of the our 2017 - 2018 AP teachers return as 2018-2019 AP teachers.  Looking towards 2019 - 2020, we plan to introduce AP Computer Science Principles and AP Environmental Science to our course offerings!   
Complete list of 2018 - 2019 AP courses at James Lick:
  • AP Calculus AB
  • AP Chemistry
  • AP Computer Science A
  • AP English Language and Composition
  • AP English Literature and Composition
  • AP Psychology
  • AP Spanish Language and Culture
  • AP Spanish Literature and Culture
  • AP Statistics
  • AP Studio Art: 2-D Design
  • AP Studio Art: Drawing
  • AP U.S. Government and Politics
  • AP United States History
  • AP World History
For more AP-related information or questions, please reach out to our Associate Principal of Educational Development, Mr. Barocio.

Sideline Store Grand OpeningTop of Page

This is the promotional offer for our Sidelines Store for the Grand Opening. The code is GradOpening19  and is only valid through July 27, 2019.
Our JLHS Store is now open!
Click me or follow the link below to visit our store!

Forms for 2019-2020Top of Page

Hi Comets,
Here are the links to the forms we will need. Bring these forms completed. We will collect them at the schedule pick-up:

Emergency Contact Information

Principal's MessageTop of Page

This is a photograph of Mr. Marco Menendez.
As the new Principal of James Lick High School, it is my honor to offer you a warm welcome and give you some important information to help you and your family prepare for the new school year. Our school prides itself in being the first high school established in the East Side Union High School District while also embracing a bright vision of the future by being one of the only New Tech schools in Silicon Valley. We make every effort to prepare our students to be the next generation of leaders that will make the world a better place. At James Lick, every member of our community including our staff, teachers, administration, parents, and students collaborate to make the school the best it can be. We welcome you as another value member of this community!
Como nuevo director de James Lick High School, es un honor para mí darle una cálida bienvenida y darle información importante para ayudarle a usted y a su familia a prepararse para el nuevo año escolar. Nuestra escuela se enorgullece de ser la primera escuela secundaria establecida en el East Side Union High School District, al mismo tiempo que abraza una visión brillante del futuro al ser una de las únicas escuelas de Nueva Tecnología en Silicon Valley. Hacemos todo lo posible para preparar a nuestros estudiantes para que sean la próxima generación de líderes que harán del mundo un lugar mejor. En James Lick, todos los miembros de nuestra comunidad, incluido nuestro personal, maestros, administración, padres y estudiantes, colaboran para que la escuela sea lo mejor posible. ¡Le damos la bienvenida como otro miembro de valor de esta comunidad!
Mr. Marco Menéndez, Principal

Go Comets!Top of Page

Come on out and support our athletes as they play here and away each week. For more info, visit:


AnnouncementsTop of Page

CalendarTop of Page

  • 2016-2017 James Lick High School Calendar

ParentSquareTop of Page

Keep in touch with us and get all of the latest news and updates sent right to your phone and email by joining ParentSquare! Click the image below to open a PDF with instructions.
This is the PDF copy of the ParentSquare information sheet. 

CanvasTop of Page

Starting this year, James Lick is using Canvas for all grades and projects. Click below to download the instructions to check and see how your student is doing!
This is the image from the PDF of the Canvas information. Click to download the PDF.