Alma Mater

We stand for thee Cathedral City High Lions Pride of Silver and Blue. Young and Old stand to sing your praise to strong allegiance true. Warm friendships and traditions, from the halls of your ideals. From the desert floor to the clear blue sky, All Lions Evermore.

Mission Statement

Cathedral City High School, in partnership with parents and community members, is dedicated to providing an educational experience that guides students toward successful, fulfilling lives as responsible, productive, and global citizens. Students are expected to acquire academic, artistic, athletic, and technical skills in preparation for college and careers. A culture of health-consciousness and ethical behaviors is fostered by the school. The CCHS community values diversity and offers the training and experience that expands students’ awareness to include an appreciation and acceptance of practices and point of view found in other parts of the world.

A Message from Principal Chavez

Dear Parents and Students,

On behalf of the faculty, staff and administration, welcome to the 2015-2016 school year. We are proud to serve the 2,000 students that attend our school. In 24 years of operation, Cathedral City High School continues to grow in all areas of academic, athletic and extra-curricular life highlighted by consistent growth.  I credit our seventh consecutive year of Academic Performance Index growth to our hardworking staff and outstanding students. In addition to the following list of ongoing programs at CCHS, we are very proud to be an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School. 

  • The Advancement Via Individual Determination Academy (AVID)
  • The Health and Environmental Academy of Learning (HEAL)
  • The Digital Arts and Technology Academy (DATA)
  • The Math, Engineering and Science Achievement Program (MESA)
  • The Skills USA Program
  • The Future Health Professionals Program (HOSA)
  • Robotics
  • Construction Engineering
  • The LINK Crew
  • The California Scholarship Federation
  • The award winning Choral and Instrumental Music Programs
  • Outstanding Athletic Teams
  • The ROTC Leadership Program
  • An outstanding Theater Department
  • An amazing Associated Student Body Leadership Program

The goal of CCHS is to continue to develop the existing programs on our campus and to constantly strive to add new ideas on our campus for the benefit of our students.

Thank you to the Cathedral City Community for always supporting the Lions.


Guillermo Chavez



School Accountability Report Card (English)

School Accountability Report Card (Spanish)

Student Handbook

Teacher Handbook

Course Description Handbook (English)

Course Description Handbook (Spanish)

CCHS Bell Schedules 15-16 School

2015/2016 Important Dates

WINTER BALL: Saturday 2/6 from 8pm-Midnight

NO SCHOOL: Friday 2/12- Lincoln’s Birthday and Monday 2/15- President’s Day

SPRING BREAK: March 21st – April 1st

COLLABORATION SCHEDULE: School Starts at 9:35am every Wednesday, except   3/23, 3/30, and 6/8.

MINIMUM DAYS:  5/20, 6,7, 6/8, 6/9