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Academic Curriculum

Sotomayor Magnet is an integration program that provides rigorous, high-quality, theme-based instruction to facilitate student learning and promote academic achievement.

Immerse yourself in our dynamic 6-12 curriculum, where comprehensive programs and pathways drive student success. Aligned with the California State University (CSU) system's "a-g" requirements, our curriculum ensures a well-rounded grades 6-12 education. Unleash your potential with engaging AP courses, hands-on CTE programs, and innovative UCCI offerings.


Our Magnet Program, known for rigorous academics, vibrant arts, and stellar athletics, prepares college-ready scholars. You can pursue your academic, artistic, and athletic passions with an array of fine arts, leadership, journalism, yearbook, CTE pathways, and foreign languages. For detailed information on graduation requirements, please visit our Graduation Requirements page.

Student Learner Outcomes

Our Student Learner Outcomes (SLOs) encompass the core skills and qualities we aim to develop in our students, empowering them to thrive academically, socially, and personally.

Persistent Learners

  • Ability to adjust and adapt

  • Committed to lifelong learning

  • Motivated to improve

  • Develop habits or systems to succeed

  • Have goals or vision that drives and motivates them

  • Search for models of guides and mentors

Effective Communicators

  • Listen and view content in various forms

  • Use different forms, formats, and technologies to convey information

  • Ask good questions

  • Are clear, coherent, and courteous

  • Are aware of their audience

  • Persuade, inform, and instruct in a variety of contexts

Creative & Critical Thinkers

  • Improves ideas by elaborating, refining, analyzing, and evaluating thoughts or practices

  • Is open and responsive to diverse perspectives

  • Is an advocate for the arts and sciences

  • Makes decisions by evaluating evidence and comparing claims

  • Interpret information and draws conclusions based on analysis

  • Reflects on learning experiences and processes 

Taking Notes

Course and Program Offerings

High School Courses

  • English

  • English Language Development

  • World History

  • US History

  • Principles of American Democracy

  • Biology

  • Chemistry

  • Health

  • Physical Education

  • Spanish (Foreign Language)

  • Algebra

  • Geometry

  • Algebra 2

Advanced Placement Courses

  • AP English Language

  • AP English Literature

  • AP Human Geography

  • AP Environmental Science

  • AP Spanish

  • AP Studio Art 2D

  • AP Studio Drawing

Comprehensive Program Offerings

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  • Advanced placement courses

  • Honors programs

  • Career and technical education options

  • Foreign language offerings

  • STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) programs

  • Arts and humanities programs

  • College and career preparation

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