San Joaquin Memorial High School (SJMHS) is a private Catholic high school located in Fresno, California in the heart of San Joaquin Valley. With a population of 580 students, SJMHS offers college preparatory education for students in grades 9, 10, 11 and 12. Both international and domestic students receive the same instruction together in all classes. Summer Programs are also available, offering students all-inclusive sessions of college-tours and sports programs.
SJMHS offers international students an amazing, full-service dormitory as well caring homestay families for housing options. Activities for international students include monthly day-trips to Los Angeles, San Francisco, Monterey, Malibu, Yosemite National Park as well weekly activity sessions to movie theaters, go-cart racing, malls and ice skating. SJMHS is proud to offer academic excellence and superior student services. SJMHS is a short 3-hour drive from San Francisco and 3.5-hour drive from Los Angeles.
SJMHS international students also have the unique opportunity to gain acceptance to California State University, Fresno (Fresno State) with the “SJMHS to Fresno State Direct Pathway Program.” Due to the strength of an SJMHS education, qualifying SJMHS international students may gain acceptance to a renowned California State University without submitting an additional standardize test score. Please be sure to visit www.SJMHSInternational.org for additional details.
Eligibility for Honors/AP courses is determined by standardized test scores, cumulative grade point average, and grades earned in pre-requisite courses.
Advanced Placement: There are currently seventeen AP courses offered at SJM; students are permitted to enroll in up to four AP courses per semester. Courses are a year in length unless otherwise noted.
SJMHS AP Courses
SJMHS Honors Courses
San Joaquin Memorial has an excellent athletic program and the school competes in the County/Metro Athletic Conference of the CIF Central Section.
San Joaquin Memorial’s students are active in many clubs, organizations, and fine arts programs emphasizing creativity, leadership, scholarship and service.
Clubs – 22 in total, including: